BLSA Vegas Night

The Detroit Mercy Law Black Law Students Association is hosting its 12th annual Vegas Night on Saturday, March 25, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at Pi Banquet Hall in Southfield. Questions regarding the event may be directed to BLSA's President, Alex Green IV. Event Brochure>>     Event Invitation>> Sponsorship Form>>     Purchase Tickets>>

At Pi Banquet Hall from Saturday, March 25, 2017 to Saturday, March 25, 2017 Hosted by Black Law Students AssociationStudents,Career Services,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student

We invite you to experience "A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student" on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. You will meet members of the Detroit Mercy Law faculty, administration and current student and will sit in on a real class. Lunch or dinner will be provided and optional Law School Tours are also available.  Email Caitlin McCarthy at cemccarthy@udmercy.edu to RSVP. Please include your full name, which section you'll be attending and rank the class preference (of the ones listed within the time slot you chose).  RSVP by March 15th and you will be notified of your assigned class by March 17th. Day Section A: 10:00 AM - 1:50 PM Class options: Estates and Trusts Criminal Law Canadian & US Business Organizations (students interested in Dual JD Program)   Day Section B: 12:30 PM - 3:25 PM Class options: Contracts Federal Jurisdiction US Constitutional Law (students interested in Dual JD Program)   Evening Section: 4:30 AM - 7:20 PM Class options:  Contracts Professional Responsibility

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Hosted by AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events

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Erin Go Law Networking Reception

The Board of Directors of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Alumni Association invites judges, attorneys, and Detroit Mercy law students to attend its career networking reception, "Erin Go Law," on Thursday, March 16, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the atrium of the School of Law.  Register Online>>         More Information>>

At Atrium from Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Thursday, March 16, 2017 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsEvents,Students,Career Services,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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March 11, 2017: Prospective Student Open House

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.   To register, email cemccarthy@udmercy.edu with your name L number and number of guests.

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Saturday, March 11, 2017 to Saturday, March 11, 2017 Hosted by AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events,Open Houses

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Prof. Patrick A. Keenan Memorial Appellate Advocacy Tournament

The Professor Patrick A. Keenan Memorial Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Detroit Mercy Law upperclass students will be held on campus in March. Professor Keenan served on the Detroit Mercy Law faculty from 1976 until he passed away in 2006. He taught numerous courses, including constitutional law, evidence, criminal law, trial practice, torts, and professional responsibility. From humble beginnings as a storefront lawyer, he was always passionate about the law and taught his students the importance of fair representation for people from all walks of life. The preliminary rounds will be held on March 10 and March 11 and the final round will be on March 15. Alumni are needed to judge the preliminary rounds and may RSVP to the Moot Court Board of Advocates. Questions may be directed to Professor Gary Maveal.

At Atrium from Friday, March 10, 2017 to Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Hosted by Moot Court Board of AdvocatesEvents,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Detroit Mercy Law Aspiring Attorneys Workshop (By Invitation Only)

Detroit Mercy Law will host its 1st  Annual Aspiring Attorneys Workshop on Friday, March 10th, 9:00 am - 12:30pm. This program is aimed at introducing high school junior and seniors from select schools in the Detroit Public Schools Community District to the law school and hopefully spark an interest in pursuing a legal career.   Students will participate in a mock law school class taught by one of our professors, engage in activities aimed at exploring different areas of the law and career options, tour the law school, and participate in a college readiness workshop. Lunch will be provided.   For more information, please contact Eric McCloud, mcclouer@udmercy.edu, (313)-596-0264.   This event is sponsored by the Law School Admission Council as part of DiscoverLaw.org Months.

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, March 10, 2017 Hosted by AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events

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Law Review Symposium

The Law Review will host its annual symposium on March 3, 2017. The symposium will feature legal professionals and scholars from across the country to discuss the American Bar Association's implementation of Standards 314 and 315, which deal with formative assessments in law school classrooms. For more information click HERE.

At Room 226 from Friday, March 3, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017 Hosted by Law ReviewAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion

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 Intisar A. Rabb, a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program. Dr. Rabb also holds an appointment as a Professor of History at Harvard University and as the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The title of Dr. Rabb's Lecture is, "Qāḍī Justice: Islamic Law as Procedure." The lecture will be held on March 2, 2017, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in room 226, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium. Register Online for McElroy Lecture>> Event Details>>

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Thursday, March 2, 2017 Hosted by Office of Alumni RelationsAdmissions,Students,Alumni&Friends,Main Events,Faculty Events

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Book Awards Ceremony & Reception

Detroit Mercy Law will host its annual Book Awards ceremony on February 28, 2017 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.  

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Hosted by Dean Phyllis L. CrockerEvents,Students,Main Events

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November 10, 2016: Prospective Student Open House

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.  

At Detroit Mercy Law Campus from Thursday, November 10, 2016 to Thursday, November 10, 2016 Hosted by UDM AdmissionsAdmissions,Main Events,Open Houses

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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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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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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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