McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion

Our annual McElroy Lecture provides a forum for prominent thinkers and leaders to address fundamental issues of law and religion. This year's lecturer is Intisar A. Rabb, a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program. She also holds an appointment as a Professor of History at Harvard University and as a Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The lecture will be held on March 2 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in room 226, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium. Register Online for McElroy Lecture>>

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Thursday, March 2, 2017 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Faculty Events

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Golf Outing

Detroit Mercy Law will host a Golf Outing on September 30 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. followed by dinner and an awards ceremony at 6:00 p.m. All alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, students, and their guests are welcome to attend this exciting new event as part of Detroit Mercy's Homecoming festivities. More information will follow soon. Please contact Denise Hickey or Amy Smith with any questions. Save the Date Card>>

At The Inn at St. John's from Friday, September 30, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationEvents,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Reception at the State Bar of MI Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a cocktail reception for Detroit Mercy Law alumni, State Bar dignitaries, members of the judiciary, faculty, and students at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids on September 22 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  She will make remarks at 5:15 p.m. Event Details>>

At Amway Grand Hotel from Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsStudents,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Red Mass 2016

Detroit Mercy Law will host its 104th annual Red Mass on Tuesday, September 20, at noon at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, followed by a complimentary luncheon in the atrium. Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., will celebrate the Mass. Father Kammer is a Jesuit priest, an attorney, and a member of the Southern Province of the Jesuits. He has been Director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute since March of 2009. Hon. Victoria Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will lead the Renewal of the Lawyer's Oath of Commitment. Red Mass is an opportunity for law students, judges, lawyers, civic leaders, faculty, staff, and administrators of all faiths to come together and celebrate the beginning of the new judicial term and academic year. The School has hosted the Red Mass on behalf of the Archdiocese of Detroit at Saints Peter and Paul since the School opened in 1912. Invitation>> Press Release>>

At Atrium from Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam

Detroit Mercy Law will provide complimentary boxed lunches for all alumni taking the Michigan Bar Exam on July 26 and July 27. Look for us outside the Breslin Center near Gate C during your lunch break each day. You can sit and relax or grab and go - whichever you prefer. For additional details, please contact Denise Hickey, Assistant Dean of Alumni Relations. Event Details>>

At East Lansing from Tuesday, July 26, 2016 to Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsStudents,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Book Awards Ceremony & Reception

Detroit Mercy Law will host its annual Book Awards ceremony on March 1, 2016 at 5:00pm at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, followed by a celebratory reception in the atrium. Business attire is required. The Book Awards celebrate outstanding academic and service achievement. Detroit Mercy Law presents the Book Awards to students who have ranked first in a law school course in the preceding year or who have provided exceptional service to the school. Students on the Dean’s Honor List are also acknowledged.  

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Hosted by Dean Phyllis L. CrockerEvents,Students,Main Events

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Beyond OCI with Lexis: The Small Firm Job Search-Evening Edition

Only a small percentage of students obtain their post-graduation employment through on-campus interviews. Find out how everybody else finds a job! Meet with us to discuss strategies for finding jobs with small mid-sized firms. This duplicate session is designed for evening students.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Beyond OCI with Lexis: The Small Firm Job Search

Only a small percentage of students obtain their post-graduation employment through on-campus interviews. Find out how everybody else finds a job! Meet with us to discuss strategies for finding jobs with small mid-sized firms.  A duplicate session will be held at 5 p.m. for evening students.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Preparing for Fall On-Campus Interviews: Evening Edition

Learn what you need to do before the semester ends and over the summer to prepare for the on-campus interview application process, particularly the Early Interview Session.  This session is for upperclass evening students for whom summer 2016 will be their last summer in law school, and those who cannot attend the afternoon session due to scheduling conflicts.  A similar session will be held in June for Dual JD candidates.  Refreshments will be provided.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Preparing for Fall On-Campus Interviews

Learn what you need to do before the semester ends and over the summer to prepare for the on-campus interview application process, particularly the Early Interview Session.  A duplicate session will be held at 5 p.m. for evening students and those who cannot attend this session due to scheduling conflicts.  A similar session will be held in June for Dual JD candidates.  Refreshments will be provided.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 235 from Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Annual Public Interest Career Fair

The Career Services Office in partnership with the Externship Program and SBA Public Interest Committee are pleased to present the Annual Public Interest Fair.  Meet representatives of local, state, national, and international government, public service, and non-profit organizations in a table talk format.  Bring copies of your resume (that comply with the samples in the Career Planning Manual).  No advance student registration is required.  Lunch will be provided. Employer Online Registration is now available.

At Atrium from Tuesday, February 3, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Hosted by csoStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Mock Interview Program with the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Barristers

Before you attend the Public Interest Career Fair or participate in Spring OCI, put your interviewing skills to the test with a member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association.  Interviews will take place in 30-minute increments from 12:30-2:00 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.  Advance registration is required.  Interview times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  

At Room 121 from Tuesday, January 27, 2015 to Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Hosted by csoStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Successful Job Search Strategies

Join UDM Law alumni for first-hand tips on navigating the job search process, including how to tailor your resume and prepare for an interview in various practice settings, including public interest, judicial clerkships, and small firms. You do not want to miss this interactive workshop. Dinner will be provided. Advance registration on Career Connect is required.

At Room 347 from Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Professionalism in Action with the State Bar of Michigan

This year's Professionalism in Action program, presented by UDM Law in partnership with the State Bar of Michigan,  will be held Friday, January 9, 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Small group discussion sessions will take place in classrooms on the law school's campus, with a reception immediately following in the Atrium.  UDM Law is pleased to announce that Thomas Rombach, President of the State Bar of Michigan, will address the 1L class and offer remarks on behalf of the State Bar.  The program facilitator is UDM Law Professor Larry Dubin.  Professionalism in Action pairs prominent lawyers and judges with incoming law students in small groups to discuss the importance of civility and work through a series of ethical and professionalism hypotheticals. This important continuing orientation program provides an opportunity for interaction between first-year law students and veteran lawyers and judges.   

At Atrium from Friday, January 9, 2015 to Friday, January 9, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights

UDM Law in partnership with the National Association of Women Judges, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan-Wayne Region present Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights. Meet judges and lawyers, and possibly gain a mentor in a fun, "speed-networking" format.  A reception will follow the program.  Advance registration is strongly recommended as space is limited.

At Atrium from Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Hosted by CSOEvents,Students,Career Services,Main Events

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October 1, 2013 - Flu Shots

Flu ShotsSponsored by UDM Health Center 12 noon - 2:30 pmTuesday, October 1 Faculty Lounge To pay for the $20 flu vaccination, students may use their UDM school insuranace, cash, or check or charge it to their TC account.  Please contact Associate Dean Kathleen Caprio (capriok) with any questions.

At Faculty Lounge from Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Hosted by UDM Law Student AffairsStudents,Main Events

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