As a student in Loyola’s Business Law Clinic, you will have the opportunity to develop essential lawyering skills in a professional, interactive live-client environment. You will work under the direct supervision of licensed attorneys to represent entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as individuals who are seeking legal assistance with not-for-profit organizations. The opportunity to represent and counsel clients in a transactional clinical setting will allow you to experience firsthand what it is like to be a business lawyer and to begin your transition from academic student to professional attorney in a meaningful way. The not-for-profit clients you will work with include organizations that encompass child welfare, teen health, animal welfare, sports clubs, churches, museums, community welfare, religious organizations, etc. The for-profit clients you will work with include entrepreneurs, inventors, service providers, and web-based business owners who are involved in a variety of industries.
Business Law Society
As a member of Loyola’s Business Law Society, you will have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge in areas of business law, meet other students with similar interests and gain insight from practicing lawyers in all areas of business law. Past events include a mentorship program, Chicago Board of Trade visit, panel discussions with new associates, symposium on working in-house, curriculum planning sessions and social gatherings.