Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016

Friday, May 13. For more information please read the FAQ.

STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

  • Dual JD program with the University of Windsor
  • Extensive international law and comparative law courses
  • Established relationship with Universite d’Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

  • A legal writing program that starts in the first year and continues through the upper level courses.
  • A clinical program that ensures every student the opportunity to represent a client.
  • A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Downtown Detroit location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting Detroit Mercy Law graduates
  • Ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law or Family Law

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Committed to developing lawyers who serve the public good
  • Committed to serving the Detroit community
  • Founded on Jesuit and Mercy principles of service and the success of each individual

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Did you know?

DID YOU KNOW that you can still pick up your Degree Audit form?

If you are GRADUATING IN MAY 2013, and you have not picked up your Degree Audit form, please do so.  The Degree Audit forms can be picked up at the front desk in the Student Services Centre.


DID YOU KNOW
that the Career Services Office has workshops in APRIL to prepare students for the OCI application process?

To view the dates of these workshops, please visit the Career Connect homepage.


DID YOU KNOW that the deadlines for students interested in on-campus interviews are over the summer?  The deadlines are....

EARLY INTERVIEW WEEK (SESSION 1)

July 1st:  List of Participting Employers Published/Employer Priority Registration Deadline

July 2nd-25th at 5 p.m.:  Student Application Period

July 26th-August 5th:  Employer Pre-Select Period

August 6th-8th:  Pre-Selected Student Interview Sign Up Period

August 13th-23rd:  Fall OCI Early Interview Week (Session I)


SESSION II

August 1st:  List of Participating Employers Published/Employer Priority Registration Deadline

August 19th-22nd at 5 p.m.:  Student Application Period

August 23rd-30th:  Employer Pre-Select Period

September 3rd-5th:  Pre-Selected Student Interview Sign Up Period

September 9th-30th:  Fall OCI Session II


DID YOU KNOW that the CSO and UDM Law Library have partnered to offer the Vault Career Insider to UDM Law Students?

  • This online career library is a dynamic resource which offers career articles, videos and guides providing insider perspectives and evaluations of HUNDREDS of legal employers.

  • Vault.com is particularly useful for UDM Law students who are interested in working outside of Michigan or cannot visit the CSO during regular office hours.

  • All you have to do to register is: 1) use your UDM Law e-mail address and 2) create your own password.  That's it!

If interested, simply click on this link (http://careerinsider.vault.com/wps/portal/careerinsider?parrefer=7301) to get started.


DID YOU KNOW that the new gym facility at the McNichols campus is FREE for UDM Law Students?


DID YOU KNOW that UDM Law is looking for workstudy students to begin work on one of our largest events for the school, the Voice For Justice Auction?

  • This workstudy position pays $10/hr.

  • You'll be working for the law school!

  • You'll have fun!


If interested, please contact Judy Smiley by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stopping by her office in the Student Services Centre.


DID YOU KNOW
that the UDM Law Library staff offers individual consultations to UDM Law students?

If interested, please see Alicia Dyer for more details.


DID YOU KNOW that the SBA TWEN page now has scholarships?  Please visit the SBA TWEN page (http://lawschool.westlaw.com) to see if you qualify!

EVENTS


Alumni Reception in Chicago - Location Undisclosed

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a reception for Detroit Mercy Law alumni in the Chicago area on Tuesday, June 7, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the private tasting room and mezzanine of 312 Chicago, a premier restaurant in the heart of the Loop.

Event Details>>


June 22, 2016: Prospective Student Open House - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:30 pm

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 - East Lansing

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:30 am

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.


Red Mass 2016 - Atrium

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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.

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