As an associate clinical professor in Loyola's clinic and Coordinator of Skills and Experiential Learning, Chrissy oversees, teaches and coordinates skills courses which are short three hour courses specifically designed to introduce or practice specific skills. She is responsible for Loyola’s expanding externship program and works rigorously to pair students with specific field offices. Over the past four years, she further developed the clinic externship seminar course, as well as assist faculty to design experiential modules.
Throughout her career, she was the recipient of incredible mentoring including her years of practice while at Sharp Henry Cerniglia practicing maritime law and as a staff attorney at Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit immersed in the foreclosure crisis. She is licensed in both Florida and Louisiana. Her professional roots are founded upon traditional principles of apprenticeship.
At the moment, her current professional interest include legal education reform, assessment techniques for practical skills and improved client interviewing skills in the legal profession. She continues to innovate and foster methods to assist law students with practical skills and to find more pathways to collaborate among academics and practitioners.
J.D., Loyola University New Orleans; B.A., Loyola University New Orleans
Areas of Expertise
Skills, Experiential Education, Externships