Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Child and Family Law, LL.M.


Philip H. Corboy Law Center

Lewis Towers Suite 630

Chicago, IL 60626

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Child and Family Law, LL.M.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A nationally-recognized leader in legal education and advocacy for children, Loyola offers the Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree for legal professionals who seek a specialized understanding of the law in order to serve the unique needs of children and their families. This advanced degree program, the only one of its kind in the nation, emphasizes the interdisciplinary knowledge and practice-oriented skills needed to advocate effectively for children and their families, promoting justice for children through the new legal specialty of pediatric law. Intended for graduates of U.S. and foreign law schools, the LL.M. in Child and Family degree program is keyed to the individual background and interests of attorneys and emphasizes interdisciplinary learning, advanced skills training and scholarly research on legal issues affecting children.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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