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Students who are in the Juris Doctor program at Loyola University Chicago, School of Law can apply for certificates in the areas of:  Advocacy, Child and Family Law, Health, International Law and Practice, Public Interest, and Tax. 

Certificates will appear as an official comment on the transcript and will be given to graduates at the end of the semester, approximately 2-3 weeks after degrees are conferred.  Please note that certificate status will not be noted in the commencement program nor at the commencement ceremony.

Application Process:

Advocacy:  Megan Canty
Child and Family Law: Professors Diane Geraghty, Anita Weinberg, Bruce Boyer or Stacey Platt
Health Law:  Kristin Finn
International Law and Practice:  Professor Anne-Marie Rhodes
Public Interest:  Professor Mary Bird
Tax Law:  Professors Jeffrey Kwall, or Anne-Marie Rhodes

Students must present an application at their graduation interview with the School of Law Registrar, Dora Jacks.  The Registrar will certify that all of the certificate requirements have been met after all final grades have been calculated. 

The certificate status will be noted on the student’s transcript when your degree is conferred.  Students will be notified when the certificate is ready for pick up.


Philip H. Corboy Law Center · 25 E. Pearson Street Suite 1203 · Chicago, IL 60611 ·
312.915.7167 · E-mail: law-registrar@luc.edu

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