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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reception at the State Bar of MI Annual Meeting in Novi
Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a cocktail reception for UDM Law alumni, State Bar dignitaries, members of the judiciary, faculty, and students at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan at the Hyatt Place Hotel - Hyatt Cafe in Novi on Thursday, October 8, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. She will make remarks at 5:15 p.m.State Bar Annual Meeting Reception Invitation>>
Reunion for All Law Alumni
Detroit Mercy Law's annual Reunion will be held on Saturday, October 24, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at the School's Riverfront Campus. As part of the festivities, we will celebrate the the 50th anniversary of our clinical program; selection of Hon. Anthony J. Fiorella, Jr. as Detroit Mercy Law's 2015 Alumni Award recipient and Richard T. Krisciunas as the 2015 Time and Talent Award recipient; and the special anniversaries of the classes of 1965, 1990, and 2005. The Reunion is for all Detroit Mercy Law alumni. Additional details may be found on the Reunion website. REGISTER NOW>>
January 20, 2016: Admissions Walk-in Wednesday
Join us for Walk-in Wednesdays. The Admissions Office extends its office hours for students who are interested in learning more about the Detroit Mercy Law advantage, the application process, and law school in general. No appointment is necessary.
January 7, 2016: Prospective Student Open House
Find out why men and women have been choosing Detroit Mercy Law for over 100 years for their legal education. Learn how Detroit Mercy Law not only teaches you the law, but teaches you how to be a lawyer. Through your education here, you will become a lawyer who makes a difference in your workplace and your community. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the campus and speak with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students.
Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam
Complimentary boxed lunches will be served to Detroit Mercy Law graduates taking the Michigan Bar Exam on February 23 and February 24. We will be in the Kellogg Center during lunch breaks to distribute the free lunches. For additional information, please contact Asst. Dean Denise Hickey at 313-596-0202, email@example.com.
February 24, 2016 : Admissions Walk-in Wednesday - CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER
Due to inclement weather today’s Walk-in Wednesday event has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
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.
Experience “A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student”
A well-rounded legal education should include rewarding experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Detroit Mercy Law takes great pride in providing real-world experiences outside of the classroom as one of the first law schools in the country to have a law clinic, and is one of few to require at least one clinical experience for all of our students. Our location in Downtown Detroit, just steps away from courthouses, law firms and national corporations, provides numerous opportunities for externships and mentoring. Of course, we are also proud of our exceptional academic program. We offer a rigorous and robust curriculum taught by an experienced and dedicated faculty. We are committed to educating the complete lawyer! We invite you to experience “A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student” on Thursday, March 3, 2016. You are welcome to meet our Dean, members of the Detroit Mercy Law faculty, administration, and current students and visit a real class. Optional Law School Tours are also available. Please rank your preferences for a class visit. As space is limited in each class, you may select up to three options. We will do our best to accommodate your preference and you should be prepared to stay for the entire class period. Please RSVP by February 26th and we will notify you of your assigned class by February 29th.
Getting Yourself Career Ready
Welcome to the legal profession! It is not too early to begin planning for your career in the law. Detroit Mercy Law is dedicated to helping you develop a successful legal career which will be a solid return on your investment. We are committed to educating the complete lawyer. Our Career Services Office (CSO) offers personalized service and a number of programs that will provide you with timely, real-world perspectives on the legal profession. This event is aimed at Getting You Career-Ready! Our faculty and CSO professionals are ready to help you identify, plan and achieve your career goals. Also, some of our current students and young alumni will share their experiences and helpful advice to get you thinking about your future as successful lawyers. Agenda 4:30 – 5:00 pm – Registration and Optional Law School Tours 5:00 – 5:50 pm – Dinner with Faculty, Administrators, Current Students and Young Alumni 6:00 – 6:15 pm – Faculty Speaker 6:20 – 6:35 pm – Jennifer Rumschlag, Assistant Dean of Career Services 6:40 – 7:20 pm – Panel Discussion with Current Students and Young Alumni
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 Professor Kent Greenawalt of Columbia Law School addressing religious exemptions in same-sex marriages. Professor Greenawalt will be joined by commentators Andrew Koppelman of Northwestern University and Michael Moreland of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and University of Notre Dame Law School. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in room 226, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium. Event Details>> Press Release>> Law Review Article>> Register Online for McElroy Lecture>>
At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Wednesday, March 16, 2016 to Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsAdmissions,Students,Career Services,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events
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