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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Sponsorship prominently displayed at all Centennial events, on the UDM Law web site, on the UDM Law alumni Facebook site, and in Dowling Hall throughout the Centennial year.

Two tables (16 tickets) with premier seating to the October 27 Centennial Gala and to all other Centennial events where seating is provided.*

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Crain’s Detroit Business 2012 Book of Lists opposite the “List of Top 25 Largest Michigan Law Firms in Southeast Michigan.’’ The List is published in December 2012 and has statewide circulation.

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Michigan Lawyers Weekly on the back cover of the Michigan’s Largest Law Firms 2013 Directory published in June 2013.

Sponsorship listed on the Centennial Gala program and event signage, and recognized from the podium at the Gala, including presentation of Sponsor Award. 

Authorized use of Centennial graphic as an “official sponsor” on your print materials and web site.

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Sponsorship prominently displayed at all Centennial events, on the UDM Law web site, on the UDM Law alumni Facebook site, and in Dowling Hall throughout the Centennial year. 

One table (10 tickets) with premier seating to the October 27 Centennial Gala and to all other Centennial events where seating is provided.*

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Crain’s Detroit Business 2012 Book of Lists opposite the “List of Top 25 Largest Michigan Law Firms in Southeast Michigan.’’ The List is published in December 2012 and has statewide circulation. 

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Michigan Lawyers Weekly on the back cover of the Michigan’s Largest Law Firms 2013  Directory published in June 2013.

Sponsorship listed on the Centennial Gala program and event signage, and recognized from the podium at the Gala.

Authorized use of Centennial graphic as an “official sponsor” on your print materials and web site.

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Sponsorship prominently displayed at all Centennial events, on the UDM Law web site, on the UDM Law alumni Facebook site, and in Dowling Hall throughout the Centennial year.

One table (8 tickets) to the October 27 Centennial Gala.

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Crain’s Detroit Business 2012 Book of Lists opposite the “List of Top 25 Largest Michigan Law Firms in Southeast Michigan.” The List is published in December 2012 and has statewide circulation.

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Michigan Lawyers Weekly on the back cover of the Michigan’s Largest Law Firms 2013  Directory published in June 2013.

Sponsorship listed on the Centennial Gala program.

Authorized use of Centennial graphic as an “official sponsor” on your print materials and web site.

 

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Sponsorship prominently displayed at all Centennial events, on the UDM Law web site, on the UDM Law alumni Facebook site, and in Dowling Hall throughout the Centennial year.

Four tickets to the October 27 Centennial Gala. 

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Crain’s Detroit Business 2012 Book of Lists opposite the “List of Top 25 Largest Michigan Law Firms in Southeast Michigan.” The List is published in December 2012 and has statewide circulation.

Sponsorship recognized within a full-page color ad in Michigan Lawyers Weekly on the back cover of the Michigan’s Largest Law Firms 2013  Directory published in June 2013.

Sponsorship listed on the Centennial Gala program.

Authorized use of Centennial graphic as an “official sponsor” on your print materials and web site.

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Sponsorship prominently displayed at all Centennial events, on the UDM Law web site, on the UDM Law alumni Facebook site, and in Dowling Hall throughout the Centennial year.

Two tickets to the October 27 Centennial Gala.

Sponsorship listed on the Centennial Gala program.

Authorized use of Centennial graphic as an “official sponsor” on your print materials and web site.

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ALUMNUS/FRIEND GIFT (individuals only)
Gifts from individual donors below the sponsorship levels named above, which are designated by alumni or friends of the School of Law to support Centennial events, are important to the success of this year’s celebrations and are much appreciated. Recognition will be given to individual donors for all gifts.

IN-KIND DONATIONS AND MEDIA PARTNERS
Sponsorship benefits for in-kind donations and media partnerships will be defined on a case-bycase basis.

 

* Sponsorship benefits are subject to reasonable deadlines for providing requisite materials and payment. Premier seating and tickets are not provided for the hockey outing. The University of Detroit Mercy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution. Sponsorships are tax-deductible except for the value of goods and services received.

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.

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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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