Bensinger, Sascha

Sascha Bensinger

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law

Sascha Bensinger Visiting Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Family Law
  • Ethical Lawyering

Education

  • BA, cum laude, Yale University
  • JD, MA (urban planning) UCLA

Background

After law school, Bensinger practiced mainly in the areas of fair housing and employment law with the firm of Robinson, Curley & Clayton in Chicago. She then became a Visiting Assistant Professor at Chicago Kent College of Law.  She joined the Loyola faculty in 1997, where she was a Clinical Professor of Law until 2013.  She returned to Loyola as a Visiting Clinical Professor in 2019.

Public Service

Bensinger has been a volunteer at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law since 2009. In 2014 she received the Buhai Center Hall of Fame Award for her service.

Clinical Achievements

  • Co-author of Exam First-Aid: Diagnosing & Improving Multiple Choice Performance.  Aspen-Wolters Kluwer, 2017, with Jennifer Kamita and Christopher Hawthorne.
  • Legal Writing Institute One-Day Conference, Panel Moderator, “Writing Problems: Reflections from the Pros” December 2011
  • Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, “Making Your Writing Diagnostic Do Double Duty” March 2011
  • Presenter at Continuing Legal Education Seminars for the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law on interviewing and counseling techniques and declaration writing
  • Presenter at Continuing Legal Education Seminars for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles on effective legal writing techniques