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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Commencement Program 2014

University of Detroit Mercy
School of Law
Interim Dean Troy L. Harris, J.D., Ph.D.
May 9, 2014
Juris Doctor Degree Candidates

Kurt Fernando Allen, B.S.

David Harris Applebaum, B.S.P.A.

Joseph Antonio Arabbo, B.S.

Hana Marie Attar, B.S.

Samar Mary Aziz, B.A.

Numan Bajwa, B.A.

Ryan Timothy Baxter, B.S.

Robert A. Berlin, B.J.

Migladys Bermudez, B.A.

Jillian Kay Berndt, B.A.

Zachary Jacob Bialick, B.A.

Susan Patricia Boonenberg, B.A.

Sydney Elise Frances Booth, B.A.

Daniel Patrick Brent, B.A.*

Kenneth Frederic Brooks, B.S.

Ryan Dennis Brown, B.S.

Justine Rose Cigna, B.A.

Monica Joanne Ciriello, B.A., M.A., M.P.P.*

Zachary William Clark, B.S., Magna Cum Laude

Weldianne Dejene Climo, B.S.B.A.

Elizabeth Mary Ann Colvin, B.A.

Riann Marie Conner, B.A.**

Antonio Cook, Jr., B.A.

Corrado Anthony Corradi, B.A., Cum Laude

Andrea Lindsay D'Agostino, B.A., Cum Laude

Hameed Jamal Dakroub, B.B.A., Cum Laude

Ariana Felicia Deskins, B.A., Summa Cum Laude

Thomas Brady Devereaux, B.A.

Evelyne Djamat-Dubois, B.A.

Ariel Drissman, B.A.

Conor Terrence Fitzpatrick, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Cory James Foglesong, B.A.

Desiree Alencia Fordham, B.S., M.B.A.

Matthew Donaldson Garrett, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Keith Thomas Genzel, B.B.A., Cum Laude*

Julia Newman Gieseking, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Lina Goro, B.S.C.J.

Sasha Ninochk Griffin, B.A., Cum Laude

Jonathan Frank Gruner, B.A.

Marina Kamal Haddad, B.A.

Aaron J. Hall, B.A.

Dawn Yvette Hamilton, B.B.A.

Tonya Marie Hamilton, B.S.C.J.

James Arthur Hammer, B.A.

Christine Sil Han, B.A.

Kyra Michelle Harris, B.S.

Dustin J. Hess, B.A.

Matthew William Hetzner, B.A.

Tiffany Patrice Howell, B.A.

Nicole Sophia-Calhoun Huddleston, B.A.

William Patrick Hurley, B.A.*

Dani Awsam Jajou, B.A.

Nadine Jamil, B.S., Cum Laude

Audra Beth Jantz, B.S.

Fallon Brittany Jenkins, B.A.

William Shane Jennings, B.A.

Allison Ashley Johnson, B.S.B.A., Cum Laude*

Andrew Ian Johnston, B.A.

Kristina Marie Joseph, B.A.

Patrick Robert Joyce, B.A.

Follan C. Karoumy, B.S.**

Mark George Kased, B.S.*

Amany Tawfik Kasham, B.S.*

Kevin Omar Kashat, B.S.C.J.

Brian Thomas Keane, B.B.A., M.S.A.*

Amy Velva Keith, B.A., Cum Laude

Juliana Beth Khalifeh, B.A.*

Ansar Khan, B.A.

Sana Khokhar, B.A.

Morgan Taylor Klein, B.A.

Kamil Jerzy Koleczko, B.A.

Grace Badalament Koss, B.S.

Kaleigh Elizabeth Krajkowski, B.A.C.J.

Randell Jonathon Krug, B.S.M.E., Cum Laude**

Nicholas Robert Larche, B.S.

Ashley Tenell Lee, B.A.

Adam John Lenart, B.A.

Marlon Anthony Leone, B.A.

Michael Patrick LePage, B.B.A.

Maureen Kelli Lesko, B.A.*

Elizabeth Elaine Lia, B.A.

Holly Ann Lowe, B.A.

Scott Carlton Macbeth, B.S.B.A.*

Nicole Francis MacMillan, B.A., Cum Laude

Daniel Bassam Makled, B.A., Cum Laude

Athir Androus Maroki, B.A.

Alexander J. Marouf, B.S.B.A.*

Michael Robert Marx, B.A., Cum Laude

Sam Steve Mate, Jr., B.A.

Matthew Mark McCloy, B.S.B.A.

Angela Marie Medley, B.B.A.**

Limhi Montoya, B.S.

Sean Patrick Murphy, B.B.A., Summa Cum Laude

Shannon Kathryn Murphy, B.S., Magna Cum Laude*

Ryan James Mushlian, B.A.

Sean M. Myers, B.S., Cum Laude*

Anthony John Nardone, B.S.B.A.

Mohamed Adin Nehme, B.A.

Nargiz S. Nesimova, B.A.

Erin Melissa O'Callaghan, B.S., M.A.

Rosa Elena Ortiz, B.A.

Giuseppe Rudolph Palazzolo, B.A.

Scott Jordan Pawlak, B.S.

Brandon Mace Pellegrino, B.A.

Cameron Tyler Peralta, B.A., Cum Laude

Alex Matthew Petrik, B.S.B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Hussein Nasser Rahal, B.A.

Sagar Prakash Rathod, B.A.

Elena Marie Rozek, B.S.C.J.

Melissa Lynn Rubino, B.A., Cum Laude

Reem Rafic Sabbagh, B.A.

John Frederick Sampugnaro, B.S.Pharm., B.A.H.S., Pharm.D.**

Bradley Scott Schafer, B.A.

Andrew John Serdiuk, B.A.

Nicholas Wayne Siewert, B.A.

Jacqueline Rose Elizabeth Simonson, B.A.

Alexandra M. Smith, B.S., M.U.P., Cum Laude*

Felicity Anna Solman, B.S., Cum Laude

Nicholas J. Spitzer, B.A.**

Allison Lindsay Stevens, B.S.

Andrew Louis Stevens, B.S.B.A.*

Michael K. Story, B.A.

Lillia T. Tika, B.A.

Noor Nabeel Toma, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Thanh-Tam Tran, B.A.

Heather Louise Turner, B.A.

Brett Edward Vasicek, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Blaine Andrew Veldhuis, B.A., Cum Laude

Rebecca Ashley Wagner, B.A.

Patrick James Walbridge, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Brandon Garrett Warzybok, B.A., Cum Laude

Gretchen Marie Weiss, B.A.

Maria Williams, B.A.*

Justin Sean Zatkoff, B.A., Cum Laude

Hillary Brooke Zuzow, B.A., Cum Laude

Dual University of Detroit Mercy Juris Doctor/University of Windsor Juris Doctor Degree Candidates

Farheen Alladin, B.B.A.

Michael Anthony Alvaro, B.A., Cum Laude

Danuta-Diana Antonczyk, B.A.

Patrick Michael Baker, B.A., Cum Laude

Sukhchan Kaur Bal, B.A.

Prateek Bhatnagar, B.A.Sc., Cum Laude

Stephanie Lynn Console, B.S., Magna Cum Laude

Michael Pereira Da Silva, B.A.

Alexander Thome DaVia, B.A.

Jenna Marguerite Dafoe, B.A.

Blaine Michael Edson, B.A.

Marcus Mario Giacobbi, B.A.

Amandeep S. Hayer, B.A.

Stephanie Marie Rose Hayes, B.A., Cum Laude

Helen Holubec, B.Sc., B.Sc.N., M.Sc., Magna Cum Laude

Sara Nicole Hopper, B.A.

Denise Nicole Junkin, B.A.

Dushinka Rachel Khemraj, B.A.

Suneal Kumar Khemraj, B.A.

Vladimir Klacar, B.A.

Steven James Kustra, B.A.

Ayesha Lakhani, B.S., Cum Laude

Alvin W. Leung, B.Sc., LL.B.

Samuel Levkov, B.A.

Nuo Jia Li, B.Sc.N., Magna Cum Laude

Allison Miller, B.A.

Dylan George Muscat, B.A.

Malinda Nicole Norman, B.A., Cum Laude

Matthew John Patullo, B.A., Cum Laude

Yeganeh Pejman, B.A.

Jennifer Lauren Poole, B.A., Cum Laude

Leah Rachel Shafran, B.A.

Alyssa Lily Silvaggi, B.A.

Harkamal Singh, B.A.

Iain Ericson Skelton, B.A., Cum Laude

Steven Jonathan Spriggs, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Alexander George Tershakowec, B.B.A.

Dany Michèle Théberge, B.Comm.

Lisa Marie Thompson, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Golta Vahid Shahidi, B.A.

Sean Cory Valentine, B.A.

Lillian Anne Wallace, B.S., Cum Laude

Glen Joseph Yamashita, B.A., Cum Laude .

Na Yao, LL.B., Cum Laude

Corey Alexander Yermus, B.A., Cum Laude

Marina Youssef, B.A., Cum Laude

Xi Joshua Zhang, B.E.S., Cum Laude

Joint University of Detroit Mercy Juris Doctor/Masters of Business Administration Degree Candidates

Mylika Lynnett Johnson, B.A., M.B.A. *

Gerta Rapo, B.S.B.A.

EVENTS


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - East Lansing

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:30 am

Detroit Mercy Law will provide complimentary boxed lunches for all 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.

Event Details>>


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.

Press Release and Event Details>>


Reception at the State Bar of MI Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids - Amway Grand Hotel

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a cocktail reception for Detroit Mercy Law alumni, State Bar dignitaries, members of the judiciary, faculty, and students at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids on September 22 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  She will make remarks at 5:15 p.m.

Event Details>>


Golf Outing - The Inn at St. John's

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Detroit Mercy Law will host a Golf Outing on September 30 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. followed by dinner and an awards ceremony at 6:00 p.m. All alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, students, and their guests are welcome to attend this exciting new event as part of Detroit Mercy's Homecoming festivities. More information will follow soon. Please contact
Denise Hickey or Amy Smith with any questions.

Save the Date Card>>

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