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 entitles every student to the opportunity to represent a live client.
  • * A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

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

Study Internationally

Study Internationally

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

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • * Downtown Detroit Location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • * Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting UDM graduates
  • * ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law

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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


Orientation Family Welcome Event & Dinner - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm

UDM Law's Fall 2015 Mandatory JD Orientation.

All incoming students (Day & Evening), and their parents and spouses/significant others are invited to a Family Welcome Event on Thursday, August 13 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.  Followed by Dinner from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Children are welcome to attend the Family Dinner.  

Students must RSVP their guests for Dinner by Friday, August 7, 2015.


Red Mass - UDM Law Campus

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

UDM's 103rd Annual Red Mass and Renewal of the Lawyer's Oath of Commitment will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church beginning at 12:00 p.m., followed by a complimentary luncheon in the atrium of the School of Law.  Red Mass is an occasion for judges, lawyers, civic leaders, faculty, staff, and law students of all faiths to pray together at the beginning of the new judicial term, asking God to bless, strengthen, and enlighten us, so that in cooperation and mutual trust we may effectively achieve justice for all.

The Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Ph.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, will celebrate the Mass.  Hon. Patrick J. Duggan ('58) 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 Details>>


Reception at the State Bar of MI Annual Meeting in Novi - State Bar of Michigan

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a cocktail reception for UDM Law alumni, State Bar dignitaries, and members of the judiciary at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan at the Suburban Collection in Novi on Thursday, October 8, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  She will make remarks at 5:15 p.m.


Reunion for All Law Alumni - UDM Law Campus

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The School of 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 selection of Hon. Anthony J. Fiorella, Jr. as UDM's 2015 Alumni Award recipient and the special anniversaries of the classes of 1965, 1990, and 2005.  The Reunion is for all School of Law alumni.  Additional details will be posted soon.

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