Category Archives: Student Spotlight

Current Student Spotlight: Rae Hintlian, 2L

Rae Hintlian is currently a 2L at Loyola, who intends to pursue a career in patent prosecution in San Diego or Denver. Patent prosecution is the process of writing and filing a patent application and pursuing protection for that patent … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Ben Horwitz, Claiming Chicago for his own city

Third-year student Ben Horwitz came to Loyola with dual interests in trial advocacy and public interest work—two areas in which he’s taken every opportunity to learn. In the classroom, in the clinic, and in competition, “Loyola has pushed me to … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Pete Kalenik, Creating safer communities

3L Pete Kalenik is earning a joint degree in law and public policy while balancing a full-time workload as a Chicago police officer and paratrooper in the U.S. Army Reserve. A recipient of the William F. and Kathleen Hynes Scholarship, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Amber Carpenter, Exploring different practice paths

Second-year Loyola law student Amber Carpenter is a Philip H. Corboy Fellow in Trial Advocacy, president of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), and a member of the Loyola Consumer Law Review. “What I like best about Loyola is the many … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Pilar Mendez, A passion for health law and policy

Pilar Mendez, a 1L at Loyola University Chicago, wants to use the law as a tool to become a better advocate and policymaker. Mendez holds a BS in public health from New York University and an MPH in global health … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Nick Zausch

When Nick Zausch decided to go to law school, he set out on a journey to find the school that was right for him, touring seven schools in four states including Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia, and Washington, DC. “I wanted an … Continue reading

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Current Student Spotlight: Sei Unno, 2L

Sei Unno, a 2L at Loyola with undergraduate majors in history and psychology, enrolled this past fall in the School of Law’s nationally recognized Health Justice Project to gain practical training as a student clinician and to help those in … Continue reading

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2017-18 School of Law President’s Medallion recipient, James P. Naughton

School of Law James P. Naughton Though he’s still in his third year as a law student, James P. Naughton is already putting his education to work to make a big difference in the lives of others. Since entering the … Continue reading

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Loyola law: A next step for many educators

In a list of emerging authorities in education law, Loyola University Chicago’s Education Law and Policy Institute—a component of the law school’s nationally regarded Civitas ChildLaw Center—would be front and center. “I think there’s increasing recognition that we’re a go-to … Continue reading

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Loyola grad lands prestigious fellowship

After sitting for the Illinois bar exam in July, Loyola University Chicago law graduate Louis Gomes (BA ’14, JD ’17) will travel to Africa and Europe to spend time with family and celebrate the completion of law school before he … Continue reading

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