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Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Loyola University Chicago

12 months
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1615 USD/credit 38760 USD/year
1615 USD/credit 38760 USD/year
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About

Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Loyola University Chicago is designed for practicing attorneys refocusing their careers toward litigation or dispute resolution as well as recent graduates who wish to sharpen the skills developed in a JD or equivalent degree program.

Overview

At Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Loyola University Chicago your coursework combines lectures, faculty demonstrations, and student presentations. And you'll gain invaluable experience through simulated depositions, jury trials, oral arguments, arbitrations, and mediations. All three areas of dispute resolution will be covered.

Students at Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Loyola University Chicago will:

  • Try a complex case before a court of law in a bench trial and jury trial setting;
  • Engage in critical case analysis that leads to the development of a persuasive theory of the case;
  • Conduct challenging witness examinations that adhere to the rules of evidence for direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses;
  • Develop a communication style that results in the delivery of persuasive opening statements and closing arguments;
  • Lay the foundation for admissibility for all forms of evidence, including electronic, and make and respond to evidentiary objections;
  • Analyze and compose a substantial written work of advocacy, including motions, briefs, position papers and research papers in a complex litigation, appellate setting;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Law Practicum
  • Federal Courts
  • Federal Litigation Practice
  • Federal Tax Clinic 
  • Health Care Litigation and Medical Malpractice
  • Health Justice Advocacy
  • Health Justice Policy Clinic
  • Health Justice Project
  • Human Trafficking 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement Of Purpose
  • 2 Letters Of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • English Language Test Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1615 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1615 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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