UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

  • UDM Board of Trustees approves tuition freeze for all current and incoming Law students
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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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Current Scholarship Opportunities

donald w. banner diversity scholarship

$5000 Scholarships

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Deadline - January 6, 2014

This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.

It is open to Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA accredited law school in the U.S. Applicants may not be a current or past employee of Banner & Witcoff, or directly related to a current employee of Banner & Witcoff.


STRAKER BAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR MINORITY LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

$2500 Scholarships

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Deadline - May 4, 2013 

The Straker Foundation awards $2500 scholarhips for minority students seeking financial assistance in the pursuit of a degree in law.


John S. beagle scholarship

$5000 Scholarship

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Deadline - May 1, 2013

The scholarship is open to law students from Genesee County, Michigan, who are in their junior or senior year of law school.


THE HARRY KLEIN AND SHIRLEY KLEIN LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

$1000 Scholarship

Scholarship Application

The Harry Klein and Shirley Klein Legal Scholarship Fund was set up to honor Harry Klein and his wife, Shirley.  Mr. Klein spent his complete legal career, forty-five years, in public service, particularly in support of non-profit and not-for-profit, corporations. The primary founders of the Fund are The 501 Alliance and The Human Services Association for Worker’s Compensation Fund, both which Mr. Klein helped to establish in 1972. This is the 18th consecutive year of awarding the scholarship.

The Scholarship is open to anyone presently enrolled in a law school in the State of Michigan.


MILLER JOHNSON WEST MICHIGAN DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

$5000 Scholarship

Scholarship information

Scholarship Deadline - April 1, 2013


WARNER NORCROSS & JUDD, LLP MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

$5000 Scholarship

Scholarship information

Scholarship Deadline - April 1, 2013


salvi, Schostok, & Pritchard p.c. scholarship

$5000 in total awards, $2500 for 1st place.

Scholarship information

Scholarship Deadline - March 15th, 2013


Mike Eidson Scholarship 2013

$5000.00 scholarship opportunity

Scholarship information and application form

Scholarship Deadline - May 1, 2013

 


 

Judge Philip J. Glennie Scholarship Award

Scholarship information and application form

Scholarship Deadline - April 1, 2013


25th ANNUAL ARAB AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

To find out more about the organization, please click on this link:
www.lahc.org


HOGAN/SMOGER ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONTEST for $5000

This years topic is: “Is Democracy for Sale?  Have Citizens United’s holdings run amok? Legal challenges left to Super Pacs? Can funding disclosure be required?" 
The contest is open to all law students that are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited law school. 

 

Intent to Enter Deadline - January 31, 2013
Essay Submission Deadline - March 31, 2013.

Intent to enter form


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship 2013

This scholarship is for $1000; they usually award about 3-4 people. The competition is open for all college students and even some high school students.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Topic: What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you?


More Scholarships

American Association for Justice scholarship opportunities 2013

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court 2012-2013 mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students


EVENTS


Baccalaureate Mass - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 will take place on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law.  Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., will preside.  This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thansgiving 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.  

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.


Commencement and Reception - University of Detroit Mercy

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2015 will occur on Friday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is the Commencement speaker.  The jubilee class of 1965 will lead the procession.  A light reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Fitness Center, which is a short walk from Calihan Hall.  Additional details may be found on the Commencement website.

UDM Press Release - School of Law Celebrates Commencement, May 8, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is Keynote Speaker


Campus Vistt by Cuba's Chief Ambassador to the United States - Atrium

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez is the Chief of Mission of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, in Washington, D.C.  He serves as Cuba's chief ambassador to the United States.  Dr. Rodriquez will visit the Detroit Mercy School of Law Campus on June 3, 2015.  The School of Law and the State Bar of Michigan will host a lunch reception with Dr. Rodriquez from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the atrium.  Invitations will be sent with the details as the date approaches.


June 18, 2015: Prospective Student Open House - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Find out why men and women have been choosing UDM Law for over 100 years for their legal education.  Learn how UDM 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.  

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