Fall Social Justice Series

Co-hosted by Loyola's Curt and Linda Rodin Center for Social Justice, The Center for Public Interest, and The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations, this series is designed to discuss an array of social justice issues that affect our communities. These complimentary webinars are open to both alumni and current students.

All sessions in this series will be held at 1 P.M. CDT and will run approximately 30-60 minutes. Participants will receive a link to join the Zoom meeting by registering online here.

Schedule & Topics:

  • September 18: Criminal Justice Reform with Nadia Woods (3L) and Elissa Johnson (JD ’10) of FWD.us, a bipartisan political organization that believes America’s families, communities, and economy thrive when more individuals are able to achieve their full potential. VIEW
  • September 25: Community-based Legal Services with Bobby Vanecko (3L) and Tanya Woods (JD '13) of the Westside Justice CenterVIEW
  • October 2: Environmental Justice with Eli Woods (2L) and Andrew Bashi (JD ’12) of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center
  • October 9: Juvenile Defense with Andy Froelich (3L) and Patrick Keenan-Devlin (JD ’12) of the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy
  • October 23: Voting Rights with Madison Heckel (3L) and David McKinney (JD '11) of the ACLU of Minnesota.
  • October 30: Conflict Resolution - Chicago Police Reform with Kate Finch (3L) and Rae Kyritsi (JD ’12) of the  Center for Conflict Resolution.
  • November 6: Immigration Law with Liliana Jimenez (2L) and Amanda Crews Slezak (JD '14) of the National Immigrant Justice Center

Past Events

Summer Professional Development Series

Co-hosted by Loyola's offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations, this series discussed a wide variety of useful topics that are not typically covered during law school.

  • June 16: Succeeding in Legal Research Beyond Law School with research faculty member and alumnus, Tom Keefe (JD '95). AUDIO SESSION
  • June 23: Cannabis Law with Gregg Rzepczynski (BBA '84, JD '87) of Gregg Rzepczynski & Associates, Ltd. VIEW
  • June 30: Block Chain Law with Zachary Ziliak (JD '06) of Ziliak Law VIEW
  • July 7: The Business of Law with Mara Georges (JD '88) of Daley & Georges VIEW
  • July 14: The Plaintiff's Bar: Mass, Class and Government Enforcement Actions with Eve-Lynn Rapp (JD '09) of Edelson PC VIEW
  • July 16: Finding A Cure for COVID: Regulatory and IP Issues Webinar with Professors Cynthia Ho and Jordan Paradise VIEW
  • July 21: Finding, Acquiring and Keeping Clients Happy with Furqan Mohammed (BS '08, JD '12) of Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC VIEW
  • July 28: Technology and the Law: What Every Law Student and Attorney Needs to Know with Geo Ballas (BS '71, JD '73) of Bellas & Wachowski Attorneys at Law VIEW 
  • August 27: Office of the Senate President - Virtual Info Session & Potential Employment Opportunities VIEW