Loyola University Chicago

Law Scholarship Recipients

Ballon, Lisbet



Lisbet Ballon
Martin J. Healy Scholarship

Expected year of graduation: 2013
Any other scholarships received while here at Loyola Honors-at-Entrance Scholarship
Undergraduate Institution/Degree/Major University of California—Los Angeles
Hometown Inglewood, California


What attracted you to Loyola:
Dual Degree Program—J.D./M.A. with the School of Education in Comparative Law and Education

What is the greatest learning experience you have had at Loyola:
At Loyola, I have learned how to manage my time effectively enough not only to do well in school, but most importantly, to also follow my passion and be actively involved in the community.

Who inspires you and Why:
My parents, who came to this country in the early 80s with the dream to provide my sister and I a better life than they had, are my true inspiration.

Extracurricular Activities Hobbies and Interests:
Self-help legal clinic—summer law clerk, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Legal intern for education project, Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
Civit rights office, Department of Education

Community service or other volunteer activities:
Latino Law Student Association, Education Law and Policy Society, Illinois Latino Law Student Association

Area of legal interest and or your intended practice area upon graduation:
Education Law