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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Welcome & Meet Our Staff

A law school education at University of Detroit Mercy is an investment that pays rich rewards — for a lifetime!

Welcome to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Financial Aid Office!  We strive to make your experience of financing your education as stress-free as possible.   Remember that we are here to help you focus on your classes by making your education affordable now and by giving you the knowledge to help you plan for a healthy financial future.

The information provided on this website explains the financial aid process, as well as available scholarships, work-study, and loans.  It is designed to answer frequently asked questions and provide helpful information.

If you don't find what you are looking for on this site, please contact us at 313-596-0213 or visit us in the Detroit Mercy Law Student Service Center.   Student Service Center hours during the regular academic year are 8:30am to 6:30pm Monday thru Thursday and 8:30am to 5:00pm on Friday. A Financial Aid Officer is generally available during Student Service Center business hours.   Please feel free to call, e-mail or drop in to see us at your convenience. 

Contact Information

Denise Daniel Phone:  313-596-9417
Financial Aid Coordinator E-mail:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Responsibilities:
  • Dual program and international students
  • Returning students with last names beginning with the letters H-Z
  • Financial Planning/Literacy/Exit Interviews/Problem resolution

 

 

Main Office
General Inquiries 
Phone:  313-596-0213
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Mailing Address/Fax Numbers 

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Financial Aid Office
651 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48226

Fax:  (313) 596-0280

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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