Student Spotlight: Shemario Winfrey, Weekend JD


Shemario Winfrey
Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University
BBA in Management

Director of Rail Projects for Phillips 66 Company

Why did you decide to attend Loyola’s Weekend JD program?
I was attracted to the Loyola’s Weekend JD program because of the school’s reputation, the quality of the education, and the dedication of the faculty and staff to the success of non-traditional law students.

What do you like best about the program?
The flexibility of the program attracts many students from a wide array of professional disciplines. The diversity of professional experiences enables students to build valuable legal professional networks while on and off-campus.

What do you plan to do with your law degree?
I plan on practicing admiralty and transportation law.

What advice can you give prospective students interested in applying to Loyola’s Weekend JD program?
I would encourage prospective students to participate in a tour of Loyola and class visit. The learning experience in law school is distinctively unique, so it helps to gain some perspective when deciding on whether to attend law school.

In five words or less, describe Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Dedicated professionals committed to service

Additional information
When I’m not studying, I am probably traveling. I have visited 50 countries and hope to one day visit every country.

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