Loyola University Chicago

Law Scholarship Recipients

Sharpe, Brian



Brian Sharpe
Judge Emmett Morrissey Scholarship

Expected year of graduation: 2012
Any other scholarships received while here at Loyola Sophie Swienton Scholarship
Undergraduate Institution/Degree/Major Purdue University
Film Studies
Hometown Elkhart, IN


What attracted you to Loyola:
It is well-respected for their academics and their Jesuit ideals.

What is the greatest learning experience you have had at Loyola:
The externship program has been an invaluable learning experience. I also loved the advocacy courses.

Who inspires you and Why:
I am inspired by the hard-working and intelligent professors at Loyola. Not only are they great teachers, but great scholarly writers as well.

Extracurricular Activities Hobbies and Interests:
I currently work full-time at a video production company during the day. My wife and I also just welcomed our daughter into the world this past August.

Community service or other volunteer activities:
I have volunteered with Access Living - a Chicago Disability Rights Organization.

Area of legal interest and or your intended practice area upon graduation:
I am interested in criminal law. I was an extern at the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, and I would love to pursue any opportunities as a prosecutor.