Loyola University Chicago

Institute for Paralegal Studies

Faculty Profiles

Marie Harrigan

Title/s:  Director
Assistant Professor

Office #:  Lewis Towers, Rm 401

Phone: 312.915.6820

Email: mharrig@luc.edu


  • JD, 1992, Fordham University, New York
  • BA, 1988, Fordham University, New York

Program Areas

Ms. Harrigan teaches Legal Research & Writing and Introduction to Paralegal Studies. 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Marie Harrigan worked in public interest law throughout much of her legal career, having worked in the past for CARPLS Legal Aid in Chicago and for the Chicago Legal Clinic. Her experience also includes service on the Approval Commission of the ABA Standing Committee on Paralegals, where she conducted site visits to paralegal programs and advised on the ABA approval process. Marie served as the Assistant Director for several years prior to being appointed Director.