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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Full-Time Faculty

Alice S. Perlin

Title/s: Clinical Professor
Director, Writing Programs

Office #: Corboy 1033

Phone: 312.915.7193

E-mail: aperlin@luc.edu


After graduation, Professor Perlin worked at the Chicago regional office of the Federal Trade Commission as a staff attorney, primarily in the consumer protection area. In 1983, she joined the Loyola faculty as the legal writing director. In 1987, she became the director of writing programs. She is responsible for the development of the curriculum for the freshman program and the appellate advocacy program, as well as advanced writing courses. She develops the curriculum and materials for the freshman pre-law summer program and the second semester examination-writing clinic. She supervises the Academic Tutor Program and the First-Semester Writing Workshop. She also administers the Great Books Program and lecture series.


B.A., Northwestern, 1972
J.D., DePaul, 1975

Program Areas

Legal Writing


Recent Presentations

Presenter at Loyola University Chicago's Focus on Teaching Conference, January 2007

"Seeing the Forest...An Introductory Memo-Writing Exercise," Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference, Indianapolis, September 2005 (with Jennifer Brendel)

"Hiring and Training Teachers and Student Assistants for an Effective Adjunct Program," Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Seattle, July 2004 (with Jennifer Brendel)


Philip H. Corboy Law Center · 25 E. Pearson Street · Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.7120

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