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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Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Avenue, Detroit

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm Dinner, Program, Dancing
Music by Persuasion Band
SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 27, 2012

Special Program Recognition
Michael G. Costello (’85) Time & Talent Award
Hon. Michael J. Talbot (’71) Alumnus of the Year

Black-tie optional
$100 per person, includes gourmet dinner & premium open bar
Please respond by October 20, 2012

Affinity groups will gather during the Gala, including the Black Law
Students Association, Law Review, Moot Court, and Student Bar
Association officers. Additional details will follow from group leaders.

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Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church
629 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit

11:00 am–1:30 pm

Rev. Joseph A. Daoust, SJ, PhD, Mass Celebrant
General Curia of the Society of Jesus in Rome,
former UDM Law faculty member, and current member
of the UDM Board of Trustees.

Continental breakfast will immediately follow Mass
in the Atrium of the School of Law.

Alumni and guests are welcome to tour the newly renovated School
of Law after Mass or anytime when Dowling Hall is open during the
Centennial Gala Weekend.

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If you wish to stay in downtown Detroit for the Centennial
Gala Weekend, a limited number of rooms has been blocked
as a courtesy to the School of Law at two premier lodging and
historic destinations:

Detroit Athletic Club 241 Madison Avenue, Detroit
Reservations: (313) 442-1007
Event Rate: $165 per night
Reference: “UDM Law Gala”

Westin Book Cadillac Detroit 1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit
Reservations: (888) 627-7150
Event Rate: $169 per night
Reference: “University of Detroit Mercy”


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Contact: Denise Hickey (’95), Asst. Dean of Alumni Relations
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (313) 596-0202


EVENTS


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - Michigan State University

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:45 am

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, hickeydp@udmercy.edu. 


2016 International Drafting Competition - University of Detroit Mercy

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 9:00 am

Detroit Mercy Law's International Intellectual Property Law Clinic in conjunction with the Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office will host the inaugural International Patent Drafting Competition.

http://law.udmercy.edu/index.php/academics1/patent-drafting-competition


Book Awards Ceremony & Reception - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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.  


Law Review Centennial Symposium - Room 226

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:30 am

The Law Review will host a symposium on March 4, 2016, in celebration of its centennial year. The symposium will feature legal professionals and scholars from the City of Detroit and across the country to discuss legal issues confronted throughout Detroit's history, today, and issues that may arise in the future. Confirmed speakers include Detroit's Deputy Mayor Ike McKinnon; Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of MI Gerald Rosen; and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Institute of Arts Gene Gargaro ('67).

Press Release>>

Law Review Centennial Symposium Speakers>>

Register Online for the Symposium>> 


McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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>>

Register Online for McElroy Lecture>>

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