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Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Students hone their courtroom skills trying a mock case.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Writing is integral to the Detroit Mercy Law curriculum beginning with the Applied Legal Theory and Analysis class in the first year.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Externships provide students real work experience.

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Leadership Committee

Hon. Michael F. Cavanagh (BA ’62, JD ’66)
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
Frank J. Kelley (’51)
Former Michigan Attorney General
(1961 – 1998); Founding Partner,
Kelley Cawthorne

Maura D. Corrigan (’73)
Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice;
Director, Michigan Department of
Human Services
Hon. Denise Langford Morris (’82)*
Judge, Sixth Judicial Circuit Court;
UDM Law Dean’s Advisory Board

Rev. Joseph A. Daoust, SJ, PhD*
General Curia of the Society of Jesus,
Rome, Italy; former UDM Law Faculty
Faye Alexander Nelson (BA ’75, JD ’80)*
President and CEO, Detroit RiverFront

Michael E. Duggan
President and CEO, Detroit Medical
Center; UDM Law Dean’s Advisory Board
Hon. L. Brooks Patterson (BA ’61, JD ’67)
Oakland County Executive

Maureen A. Fay, OP, PhD
Former President, University of
Detroit Mercy (1990–2004)
Randall L. Rutkofske (’89)
General Counsel, Detroit Edison;
Associate General Counsel, DTE Energy Co.

Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr. (’67)*
Retired Vice President and Secretary,
Masco Corporation; UDM Law Dean’s
Advisory Board
Hon. James L. Ryan (’56)
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the
Sixth Circuit (1985–2010; inactive senior
status currently)

Hon. Roman S. Gribbs (BBA ’52, JD ’54)
Former Mayor, City of Detroit;
Retired Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals
Hon. Brian K. Zahra (’87)
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court

Denise D. Ilitch (’80)
President, Ilitch Enterprises; Owner
and Publisher, Ambassador Magazine;
of Counsel, Clark Hill, PLC

* current member of UDM Board of Trustees