Loyola University Chicago

Institute for Paralegal Studies

Faculty Profiles

Elizabeth Novy

Title/s:  Senior Adjunct Lecturer

Office #:  Lewis Towers, Rm 621

Phone: 312.915.6820



  • JD, cum laude, 2003, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • BA, summa cum laude, 1997, Loyola University Chicago

Program Areas

Ms. Novy has been teaching Legal Research & Writing I and II at Loyola since 2010.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Ms. Novy has been an Assistant State's Attorney in Cook County since 2003.  She has drafted and argued appellate briefs in the First District Court of Appeals, as well as tried cases in the Child Protection, Juvenile Delinquency and Criminal Divisions.  These experiences have helped Ms. Novy develop a breadth of knowledge of both criminal and civil legal research and writing.  She is currently assigned to the Real Estate Tax Division of the State’s Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Novy has held bar memberships in the Chicago Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association, and Illinois Bar Association.  Ms. Novy has been affiliated, in a volunteer capacity, with both Misericordia (a Chicago continuum of care for people with disabilities) and the Center for Disability and Elder Law.