Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Practical Lawyering Skills

626: Mediation Practicum

Credit Hours



This mediation course allows students to mediate family cases through several community projects. Students are required to have participated in some type of 40-hour mediation training in order to register for this course. These students receive additional training in family mediation, co-mediation and related issues. Students mediate in family group conferences and other multiple party mediations. Students participate in multiple simulation and mediations and receive feedback on their skills. The course usually meets once a week for the two hours for most of the semester, however students are also required to mediate at other times during the semester.