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                            Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA
                            [By Heather Jung]
                            In its 87-year history, Loyola Law School (LLS) has graduated some of the most well-known and respected attorneys of
                            the 20 th and 21 st centuries: Gloria Allred (1974), Johnnie Cochran (1962), Mark Geragos (1982), and Robert Shapiro
                            (1969), to name a few. Other famous LLS alumni include Diane Patrick (wife of Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick
                            and partner at Ropes & Gray, LLP), Joseph Battaglia (radio talk-show host), and Nick Pacheco (former member of the
                            Los Angeles City Council).




Established in 920, LLS was granted its ABA        According to the school’s career services          rights can study at the University for Peace.
accreditation in 937 and was awarded a             office website, 375 of LLS’s 39 class of          Through the program in Bologna, Italy,
chapter of the Order of the Coif in 990. While     2005 graduates reported employment. Of             students can take classes on comparative
it is not affiliated with Loyola University in      those 375, 6.% went into private practice,       business organization, comparative torts,
Chicago or Loyola University in New Orleans,        20% went into business and industry, .3%         international arbitration, and international
the private Jesuit institution is named after St.   went into government, 5.% went into               sales. This program is also co-sponsored
Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order of     public interest, 0.5% entered academia,            by Brooklyn Law School. Another program
Catholicism.                                        and .6% did not specify their whereabouts.        offered in Bologna is the International LL.M.
                                                    Average salaries ranged from $54,500 to            Program. Through their studies at the Alma
LLS consistently ranks among the top law            $25,000 per year.                                 Mater Studiorum-Universitá di Bologna,
institutions on all three of the most respected                                                        students learn about a variety of international
lists of law school rankings: the U.S. News         In addition to the traditional J.D., other         and comparative law topics.
& World Report rankings, The Princeton              academic options for students at LLS include
Review rankings, and the Cooley rankings.           a J.D./M.B.A. joint degree and an LL.M. in         The LLS campus was designed by the famous
Specific programs at LLS, such as the taxation      Taxation. LLS is also proud to offer more          architect Frank Gehry, who also designed the
program and the trial advocacy program, are         than 5 clinics and programs for students          Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Walt
also nationally recognized. Loyola is ranked        wishing to study specific aspects of the legal     Disney Concert Hall. For LLS, Gehry designed
fifth on The Princeton Review’s list of schools     arena. Available clinics and programs include      a series of modern buildings, at the heart
with the “Best Overall Academic Experience.”        the Disability Rights Legal Center, the Sports     of which sits a central plaza. The campus
                                                    Law Institute, the Journalist Law School, the      is located in the Pico-Union district of Los
LLS was the first ABA-approved law school           Entertainment Law Practicum, and the Cancer        Angeles.
in California and among the first in the            Legal Resource Center.
country to require students to perform pro                                                             On the net
bono work prior to graduating. Each year,           LLS also offers several study-abroad
students devote more than 40,000 hours              options for students with a taste for foreign      Loyola Law School
of work to nonprofit organizations. Each            studies. Co-sponsored by Brooklyn Law              www.lls.edu
student is required to perform 40 hours of          School, the Summer in Beijing (China)
uncompensated pro bono work relating to             Program allows students to take courses            Los Angeles, CA
law. Among the programs and organizations           on international bankruptcy and participate        www.lacity.org
approved by LLS are California Lawyers for          in an international trade workshop. The
the Arts, the ACLU’s Gay and Lesbian Rights         second program available is the Summer in          The Life of St. Ignatius Loyola
Chapter, the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, the        Ciudad Colon (Costa Rica) Program. In this         www.luc.edu/jesuit/ignatius.bio.html
National Immigration Law Center, and the            program, students interested in international
Western Law Center for Disability Rights.           environmental law and international human




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Description: Loyola Law School Have Graduated Many Respected Attorneys Like Gloria Allred, Mark Geragos Etc And LLS Alumni Includes Diane Patrick, Joseph Battaglia Etc. It Provides Several Programs Like Taxation Program, Trial Advocacy Program And International LL.M. Program.
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