Field Placements

Judge Klein with LLS Student

Hon. Sandra R. Klein with Loyola Law School Student

  • Judicial field placements involve working in the chambers of a state or federal judge in exchange for unit credit at Loyola. Externs perform such tasks as file evaluation, legal research, or preparation of memoranda. Judicial externships are graded “pass” or “fail.”

  • Semester Deadline Dates Field Placements/Private Field Placement Applications

    Summer 2022 semester, the deadline to submit an application to the Field Placements Department/Private Field Placements is May 9, 2022. No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.  

    Fall 2022 semester deadline date for applications: August 5, 2022.  All fall applications must be submited on or before deadline date, field placements/private field placements.   No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the  semester.

    Spring semester deadline date for applications: December 23, 2022, for Spring 2023 semester.  All applications must be      submited on or before deadline date, field placements/private field placements. No application will be reviewed or          accepted after this date for the semester.

  • Semester Deadline Dates Field Placements/Private Field Placement Applications:

    Summer 2022 semester application deadline May 9, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.  

    Fall 2022 semester application deadline August 5, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.

    Spring 2023 semester application deadline is December 23, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.

     

    Field Placement Application

    Private Field Placement Application

    ELP Application

  • Semester Deadlines for Private Field Placements Applications:

    Summer 2022 semester deadline to submit an application, May 9, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester. 

    Fall 2022 semester deadline to submit an application, August 5, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.

    Spring 2023 semester deadline to subit an application, December 23, 2022.  No application will be reviewed or accepted after this date for the semester.

    Private Entity Field Placements are an opportunity for students to work in a private law firm or office to experience the day-to-day operations of the firm or office and observe lawyers in practice. The field placements are available during the academic year. Private Field Placement is also offered during Summer Session, although all students participating in the Summer Session have to pay for the units on a per-unit basis.

    Private Entity Field Placements include: