No Better Place to Learn Law and Make Connections

No Better Place to Learn Law and Make Connections

Students find a welcoming, supportive and diverse campus to learn, grow and connect with their fellow students, mentors and other legal professionals.

No Better Place to Learn Law and Sharpen Legal Skills

No Better Place to Learn Law and Sharpen Legal Skills

Writing is integral to the UDM Law curriculum beginning with the Applied Legal Theory and Analysis class in the first year.

No Better Place to Learn Law and Gain Experience

No Better Place to Learn Law and Gain Experience

The Law Firm Program bridges the gap between legal theory and legal practice. Students learn how a law firm works and gain valuable experience.

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Welcome to Alumni and Friends!

Please take a moment and check out our web site. Now you can catch up with alumni news and events, learn about opportunities to get involved with fellow alums and current students, find out what's new around school, update your contact information and more. And, while you are browsing we hope that you will be inspired to get involved. Volunteer to mentor a student, register for an upcoming alumni event, or make a gift!

Log on to our new Online Community.

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Detroit Red Wings Outing - March 3, 2013

The Alumni Relations Office hosted the annual Detroit Red Wings hockey outing on Sunday, March 3. Law alumni, faculty, and students came out to see the Red Wings take on the Chicago Blackhawks at the 12:30 p.m. game. A buffet and pep rally were held at Hockeytown Café before the drop of the puck. This was just one of the many opportunities we offer to get together with old friends from UDM Law. Stop by our Events page to see what other events are on the horizon!

EVENTS


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - Michigan State University

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Complimentary boxed lunches will be served to UDM Law graduates who are taking the Michigan Bar Exam on July 29 and July 30.  Look for Dean Crocker, faculty, and administrators at tables outside Gate C of the Breslin Center during your lunch breaks.  Best wishes on the exam.  We're all rooting for you!  

For additional information, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey at 313-596-0202, hickeydp@udmercy.edu. 

NEWS

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