March 19, 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.  

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Saturday, March 19, 2016 to Saturday, March 19, 2016 Hosted by UDM AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events,Open Houses


Dean's Scholars Reception - By Invitation Only

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law invites our Dean's Scholars to join us for a reception Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Kitch Law Firm One Woodward Avenue Suite 2400 Detroit, MI 48226 Please RSVP by April 22nd 313.596.0264

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Wednesday, April 27, 2016 to Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Hosted by UDM AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events


Student Bar Association End-of-the-Year Party

The Student Bar Association invites all Detroit Mercy Law students to attend its end-of-the-year party on Thursday, April 28. Please contact SBA Secretary Jessica Cheaib if you have any questions.

At Location Undisclosed from Thursday, April 28, 2016 to Thursday, April 28, 2016 Hosted by Student Bar AssociationStudents,Main Events,Faculty Events


Jesuit Day of Service

Jesuit Day of Service will be on Saturday, April 30, at Detroit Mercy Law. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, administrators, family, and friends are invited to participate in service projects supporting the Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church and Pope Francis Center for the homeless. Event Details>>          Register Today>>

At Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church from Saturday, April 30, 2016 to Saturday, April 30, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationEvents,Admissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events


Murphy Honor Society Dinner

The annual Murphy Honor Society dinner, honoring the top ten percent of the graduating class, will be held on Saturday, April 30. This is an opportunity for the students and their families to celebrate their accomplishments with the faculty and administration of Detroit Mercy Law. For additional details, please contact Pamela Wilkins, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

At Location Undisclosed from Saturday, April 30, 2016 to Saturday, April 30, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationStudents,Main Events,Faculty Events


American Inns of Court Dinner

The annual year-end celebration of the Detroit Mercy Law American Inns of Court chapter will be held on Tuesday, May 10. Detroit Mercy Law has the only Michigan charter membership in the American Inns of Court Foundation, which has the goal of instilling excellence in advocacy and professionalism. For additional details, please contact Professor Gary Maveal.

At Location Undisclosed from Tuesday, May 10, 2016 to Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationStudents,Main Events,Faculty Events


Baccalaureate Mass

The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2016 will take place on Thursday, May 12, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law.  This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thanksgiving for students' educational journey at UDM and an opportunity to ask for God's blessing as they begin their legal career.  Members of all faiths and traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Rev. Gilbert Sunghera, S.J., will preside. Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic regalia and gather by 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor hallway opposite the SBA office.  Graduates and guests may park in the Larned and Christ Church parking lots. Baccalaureate Details>>

At Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church from Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Thursday, May 12, 2016 Hosted by Detroit Mercy LawStudents,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events



Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2016 will occur on Friday, May 13, at 5:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.  The jubilee class of 1966 will lead the procession. Anthony A. Asher ('65) is the Commencement speaker, and his late brother, George J. Asher, will receive a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) posthumously. Commencement Details>>

At University of Detroit Mercy from Friday, May 13, 2016 to Friday, May 13, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationStudents,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events


Canadian and American Dual JD Program Reception in Toronto

Alumni, current students, and fall 2016 admitted students are invited to attend events co-hosted by Detroit Mercy Law and Windsor Law in Toronto on Wednesday, May 25, at the Omni King Edward Hotel. The afternoon begins at 4:00 p.m. with a Continuing Legal Education presentation by Professors Jeffrey Berryman and Troy Harris, "All the Goods about Good Faith Contracting," followed by a cocktail reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. For further details, visit Register Today>>

At Omni King Edward Hotel from Wednesday, May 25, 2016 to Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events


Alumni Reception in Chicago

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a reception for Detroit Mercy Law alumni in the Chicago area on Tuesday, June 7. Details will follow soon.

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Tuesday, June 7, 2016 to Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Hosted by Detroit Mercy LawAlumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam

Detroit Mercy Law will provide complimentary boxed lunches for 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.

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


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.

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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