Amber Madole, professor legal research, teaches the California Legal Research class during Intersession 2013.

Loyola Law School hosts inaugural Intersession program

A total of 175 students and attorneys enrolled in the first-ever Intersession program held at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles from Jan. 7-13, 2013 on the Law School’s downtown L.A. campus. The program, which occurred one week before the start of the spring 2013 semester, featured a long list of practical skills-training classes. 

The courses offered were California Legal Research, Comparative Constitutional Law, Opening & Closing Seminar, Case Planning & Contract Drafting, Contracts in the Creative Fields, Law & Anthropology, Deposition Skills Workshop, Fundamentals of the Bar Exam: Multi-State Bar Exam, Topics in Law & Economics, Executive Compensation and Financial Basics for Lawyers. Classes were offered during the day, at night and over the weekend to accommodate an array of schedules. 

The Intersession was open to current students for credit, as well as attorneys for MCLE. Up to two units of credit were available for students; up to 26 units of MCLE credit were available for attorneys. The Law School offered 2012 graduates a fee waiver, and 31 recent alumni took advantage of it. 

Professors included several Loyola alumni: John Anthony ’04, associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Susan Smith Bakhskian ’91, director, Loyola’s Academic Success and Bar Programs; Jean Boylan, Loyola’s associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning; and Fabricio Lopez ’05, principal counsel, the Walt Disney Company. 

Details about the program are available at