Loyola University Chicago

Law Scholarship Recipients

Carney, Michael G.



Michael G. Carney
John J. Piderit, S.J./ Theodore G. Munz, S.J./ Loyola Academy Scholarship

Expected year of graduation: 2012
Undergraduate Institution/Degree/Major: Fordham University/B.A./History
Hometown Wilmette, IL



What attracted you to Loyola:
The outstanding faculty, particularly Dean Faught and Professor Carey, as well as Loyola's strong alumni network in the Chicago legal community

What is the greatest learning experience you have had at Loyola:
The practical legal experience gained from participating in Loyola's externship program, which placed me with Cook County circuit court Judge James Egan.

Who inspires you and Why:
My parents for their examples of hard work and generosity.

Extracurricular Activities Hobbies and Interests:
I am a student articles editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. I am also a research assistant for Professor Nora O'Callaghan. Last summer, I was a summer associate at the Chicago law firm Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth.

Community service or other volunteer activities:
I served as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps after college and remain active in the program.

Area of legal interest and or your intended practice area upon graduation:
I hope to practice in the field of litigation after graduation.