Commencement and Reception

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.  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, at approximately 8:00 p.m.

At University of Detroit Mercy from Friday, May 8, 2015 to Friday, May 8, 2015 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationStudents,Alumni&Friends,Faculty Events

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Baccalaureate Mass

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 UDM Law.  Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic attire, including their hoods, 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.  

At UDM Law Campus from Thursday, May 7, 2015 to Thursday, May 7, 2015 Hosted by School of Law AdministrationStudents,Alumni&Friends,Faculty Events

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U.S. SUPREME COURT CASE CO-COUNSEL DANA NESSEL TO SPEAK ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY CASE OF DEBOER V SNYDER

Dana Nessel, co-counsel for the DeBoer - Rowse family, will speak at UDM Law on Tuesday, March 24, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 226.  Ms. Nessel will discuss DeBoer v. Snyder, the Michigan case that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear in April as one of four cases the Justices are considering regarding same-sex marriage.  DeBoer v. Snyder challenges Michigan’s laws forbidding same-sex marriage and same-sex second-parent adoptions. Ms. Nessel will discuss the history and progression of DeBoer v. Snyder and what it means for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear this landmark case.  Her remarks will be followed by a Q & A session. This event is free and open to the public.  Due to the anticipated interest, however, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  Please call 313-993-3270 to RSVP (you may leave a message). A shuttle van will provide free transportation for students from the McNichols campus.  Please call Rosemary Weatherston, Director of UDM Women’s and Gender Studies, at 313-993-1083 to reserve a seat. Complimentary parking is available at the Christ Church Detroit parking lot, 960 East Jefferson Ave.  Please park there and enter the School through the Larned Street entrance.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This event is cosponsored by UDM's Office of Academic Affairs; School of Law; Women’s and Gender Studies Program; College of Liberal Arts and Education; Departments of Philosophy, Performing Arts, and Political Science; and Digital Media Studies Program. For more information, please contact Megan Jennings, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, at 313-596-0209, jenninmf@udmercy.edu. Related article:  Supreme Court to Decide Marriage Rights for Gay Couples Nationwide, Jan. 16, 2015, New York Times

At Room 226 from Tuesday, March 24, 2015 to Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Hosted by UDM School of LawAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Beyond OCI with Lexis: The Small Firm Job Search-Evening Edition

Only a small percentage of students obtain their post-graduation employment through on-campus interviews. Find out how everybody else finds a job! Meet with us to discuss strategies for finding jobs with small mid-sized firms. This duplicate session is designed for evening students.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Beyond OCI with Lexis: The Small Firm Job Search

Only a small percentage of students obtain their post-graduation employment through on-campus interviews. Find out how everybody else finds a job! Meet with us to discuss strategies for finding jobs with small mid-sized firms.  A duplicate session will be held at 5 p.m. for evening students.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam

Complimentary boxed lunches will be served to UDM Law graduates who are taking the Michigan Bar Exam on February 24 and February 25.  Alumni Relations will be in rooms 107 and 110 of the Kellogg Center during your lunch breaks to give you your free lunch.  You can sit and relax or grab and go - whichever you prefer.  Best wishes on the exam.  We're all rooting for you!   For additional information, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey at 313-574-8112, hickeydp@udmercy.edu. 

At Michigan State University from Tuesday, February 24, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsStudents,Alumni&Friends,Main Events

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Preparing for Fall On-Campus Interviews: Evening Edition

Learn what you need to do before the semester ends and over the summer to prepare for the on-campus interview application process, particularly the Early Interview Session.  This session is for upperclass evening students for whom summer 2016 will be their last summer in law school, and those who cannot attend the afternoon session due to scheduling conflicts.  A similar session will be held in June for Dual JD candidates.  Refreshments will be provided.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 249 from Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Preparing for Fall On-Campus Interviews

Learn what you need to do before the semester ends and over the summer to prepare for the on-campus interview application process, particularly the Early Interview Session.  A duplicate session will be held at 5 p.m. for evening students and those who cannot attend this session due to scheduling conflicts.  A similar session will be held in June for Dual JD candidates.  Refreshments will be provided.  Advance registration on Career Connect is appreciated.

At Room 235 from Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Annual Public Interest Career Fair

The Career Services Office in partnership with the Externship Program and SBA Public Interest Committee are pleased to present the Annual Public Interest Fair.  Meet representatives of local, state, national, and international government, public service, and non-profit organizations in a table talk format.  Bring copies of your resume (that comply with the samples in the Career Planning Manual).  No advance student registration is required.  Lunch will be provided. Employer Online Registration is now available.

At Atrium from Tuesday, February 3, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Hosted by csoStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Mock Interview Program with the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Barristers

Before you attend the Public Interest Career Fair or participate in Spring OCI, put your interviewing skills to the test with a member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association.  Interviews will take place in 30-minute increments from 12:30-2:00 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.  Advance registration is required.  Interview times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  

At Room 121 from Tuesday, January 27, 2015 to Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Hosted by csoStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Successful Job Search Strategies

Join UDM Law alumni for first-hand tips on navigating the job search process, including how to tailor your resume and prepare for an interview in various practice settings, including public interest, judicial clerkships, and small firms. You do not want to miss this interactive workshop. Dinner will be provided. Advance registration on Career Connect is required.

At Room 347 from Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Professionalism in Action with the State Bar of Michigan

This year's Professionalism in Action program, presented by UDM Law in partnership with the State Bar of Michigan,  will be held Friday, January 9, 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Small group discussion sessions will take place in classrooms on the law school's campus, with a reception immediately following in the Atrium.  UDM Law is pleased to announce that Thomas Rombach, President of the State Bar of Michigan, will address the 1L class and offer remarks on behalf of the State Bar.  The program facilitator is UDM Law Professor Larry Dubin.  Professionalism in Action pairs prominent lawyers and judges with incoming law students in small groups to discuss the importance of civility and work through a series of ethical and professionalism hypotheticals. This important continuing orientation program provides an opportunity for interaction between first-year law students and veteran lawyers and judges.   

At Atrium from Friday, January 9, 2015 to Friday, January 9, 2015 Hosted by CSOStudents,Career Services,Main Events

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Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights

UDM Law in partnership with the National Association of Women Judges, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan-Wayne Region present Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights. Meet judges and lawyers, and possibly gain a mentor in a fun, "speed-networking" format.  A reception will follow the program.  Advance registration is strongly recommended as space is limited.

At Atrium from Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Hosted by CSOEvents,Students,Career Services,Main Events

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October 1, 2013 - Flu Shots

Flu ShotsSponsored by UDM Health Center 12 noon - 2:30 pmTuesday, October 1 Faculty Lounge To pay for the $20 flu vaccination, students may use their UDM school insuranace, cash, or check or charge it to their TC account.  Please contact Associate Dean Kathleen Caprio (capriok) with any questions.

At Faculty Lounge from Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Hosted by UDM Law Student AffairsStudents,Main Events

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