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Legal Aid in Illinois is vital to our communities!

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It's time for #FunFactFriday. Did you know how many cases legal aid programs in IL handle each year? Legal aid is vital to providing access to justice for IL families.

Happy birthday RBG!

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Hero. Icon. Fitness guru.

Happy Birthday to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, our favorite superhero.


Top Alumni Under 40 - Tues, March 13 @ Noon in Room 1102

Attend this panel of Loyola alumni who were recognized in 2017 as three of the top 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40. You will learn what made this all-star panel of Loyola alumni so passionate about the law, their clients, and their community. Lunch will be provided.

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The IAPP is certifying more privacy professionals than ever before thanks to the GDPR and a legal community hungry for reinvention.

Learn more about PILI Internships and the work of our current 2L, Jennifer Zmyslo

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Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)

Meet Jennifer Zmyslo, a spring PILI Intern from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

"I am working at CARPLS Legal Aid Hotline this Spring, where I am provided the opportunity to speak with several real clients each day."

Congratulations to our alum Brittany Howard!

Congratulations to Brittany Howard on officially opening her #criminaldefense practice this week! We are proud to have you in the JEP Network. #meettheneed #accesstojustice #chicagoentrepreneur #legalentrepreneur #legalincubators #practicewithpurpose

The Brittany L. Howard Law Office is a law firm built on Christian values. The mission is to extend grace to all clients and advocate on their behalf as they are going through a serious time in the…

If you are a student with an undergrad degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer sciences or the hard sciences (chemistry, biology, physics, some related fields), and are interested in a career in intellectual property/patent law, plan to attend this program!

Wednesday, February 14 @ 12:00 p.m.
Corboy Law Center, Room 1301 (Career Services Office)


John White, Academic Director of the Practising Law Institute’s Patent Office Exam Course, will discuss the following:
• The latest info on the Patent Office Exam,
• Who can take it,
• When you should take it (you don't need to, and probably shouldn't, wait until you graduate),
• How the America Invents Act is impacting the Exam, and
• Recommendations on when and how to study for this very difficult Exam.

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If you are an RBG fan--look for our RBG themed items at the PILS Auction on Feb. 15!

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s off-the-court schedule is full, with at least nine public appearances over three weeks.

Do you know any grads who are looking to start or grow their own law practice in Chicago and could use some help kick-starting that practice into a successful f...irm? There is a huge untapped market of low and moderate income folks in need of affordable legal services. The Justice Entrepreneurs Project can help lawyers build innovative and sustainable practices to meet those needs.

The JEP is now accepting applications. Click the link below to get more info about the program and how to apply! #legalinnovation #accesstojustice #legalentrepreneurs

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The JEP is currently seeking applications for its next class of participants who will begin the program in May of 2018. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 5, 2018. See below for details on the program and application process. At the Justice Entrepreneurs Project, we prepare talented and entrepre...

TONIGHT: 3L Game Plan Event
Wednesday, February 7th @ 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
CLC, 13th Floor Faculty Lounge


- Hear from 2017 grads who will share helpful tips and strategies for networking and finding a post-grad job.
- Take a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile
- Enjoy refreshments and mix/mingle/network with recent graduates
- Schedule an exit meeting with your career counselor

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Jonathan Beitner of Jenner & Block will join featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., to demystify and discuss ways to network without the burdens of anxiety and stress. Don't miss this webinar - you will receive key tips to propel your career forward through effective networking.

WHEN: February 6, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00
WHERE: Room 1303, 25 E Pearson
Mara S. Georges, Esq.
Partner at Georges & Daley Law Firm. Ms. Georges focuses her practice on federal, state and local governmental issues, including zoning, land use and planning, municipal finance, government relations and economic and business development
Kevin J. Conlon, Esq.
Partner at Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies. Mr. Conlon specializes in Public Relations and Non-Profit Consulting. He has been involved in Chicago, Illinois, and Federal politics and government for more than 30 years
Barry Sullivan, Esq.
Cooney and Conway Chair of Advocacy, Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Prior to his storied career in academia, Professor Sullivan served as Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States. He also worked for Harold Washington during the Council Wars.

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Congratulations to Elissa Johnson, class of 2010!

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PORTICO jackson Magazine

Congratulations Elissa Johnson with Southern Poverty Law Center on being named one of the PORTICO 10.

Our current issue features the 8th annual PORTICO 10. Thes...e ten up-and-coming lawyers were nominated by local firms, past winners and members of the community. A panel of local judges then selected the final honorees.The full feature can be seen in our current issue, available now.

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Calendar of Events

The Chicago Bar Association is hosting a webinar "Take the Anxiety Out of Networking" 02/09/2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Jonathan Beitner of Jenner & Block will join our featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., to demystify and discuss ways to network without the burdens of anxiety and stress. Don’t miss this webinar! You will receive key tips to take your career forward through effective networking

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Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Association's voluntary membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois.

ISBA Construction Law & Cocktail Reception
Tuesday, Jan 30th
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in Room 1403
Please register on PEARSON (under Events):


The Illinois Bar Association invites you to a program and reception TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 30th at 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in Room 1403. Several lawyers will be at Loyola to introduce students to the ways lawyers practice the many aspects of construction law. Each lawyer represents a different phase/aspect of the commercial construction process from real estate/transactional to banking to construction to litigation. A cocktail reception will follow.

Speakers Include:
Moderator: Jim Dash, Partner at Carlson Dash
Owner/Lender/Designer: Eric Singer, Partner at Ice Miller
General Contractor: Jack Healy, Underwriting Counsel, The Walsh Construction Company
Trade Contractor: Margery Newman, Partner, Deutsch, Levy & Engle
Ensuing Litigation Risk:Samuel Levine, Partner, Miller Canfield
Construction Disputes: Gretchen Kubasiak, Partner, Miller Canfield

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