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 entitles every student to the opportunity to represent a live client.
  • * A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

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

Study Internationally

Study Internationally

  • * Dual degree program with the University of Windsor
  • * Extensive international law and comparative law courses
  • * Established relationship with Universite d"Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • * Downtown Detroit Location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • * Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting UDM graduates
  • * ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law

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Northeast Region

Connecticut
Bar Examining Committee
80 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106-4411
860-756-7901
www.jud.state.ct.us/CBEC/

Delaware
Board of Bar Examiners, Office of the Secretary

200 West Ninth Street, Suite 300-B
Wilmington, DE 19801-1717
302-577-7038
Fax: 302-577-7037
http://courts.state.de.us/bbe/

District of Columbia
Committee on Admissions, DC Court of Appeals
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W. Room 4200
Washington, D.C. 20001
202-879-2710
www.dcbar.org

Indiana
State Board of Law Examiners
115 West Washington Street, Suite 1070 South Tower
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3417
317-232-2552 
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/ble/  

Kentucky
Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions

1510 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
606-246-2381
www.kyoba.org

Maine
Board of Bar Examiners

P.O. Box 140
Augusta, ME 04332-0140
207-623-2464
www.mainebarexaminers.org 

Maryland
Board of Law Examiners
Robert F. Sweeney DistrictCourt Bldg., 3rd Floor
251 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-260-1975
www.courts.state.md.us
   

Massachusetts
Board of Bar Examiners

77 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-482-4466
www.state.ma.us/bbe

Michigan
Board of Law Examiners

200 Washington Square, Lower Level
P.O. Box 30104
Lansing, MI 48909
517-334-6992 
State Bar of Michigan
www.michbar.org 

New Hampshire Bar Exam
Office of the Clerk, Supreme Court

Noble Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-2646
www.nhbar.org

New Jersey
Board of Bar Examiners

25 Market Street
8th Floor - North Wing CN-973
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-984-7783
http://www.njbarexams.org/bar1.htm

New York
State Board of Law Examiners
One Executive Centre Drive
Albany, NY 12203-5195
518-452-8700
800-342-3335 
www.nybarexam.org

Ohio
Bar Admissions Office, Supreme Court of Ohio
30 East Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3431
614-466-1528
www.sconet.state.oh.us
  

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners
5070 A Ritter Road, Suite 300
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-795-7270 
http://www.pabarexam.org/ 

Rhode Island
Clerk, Supreme Court 
Providence County Courthouse 
250 Benefit Street 
Providence, RI 02903 
401-222-4233 
www.courts.state.ri.us

Vermont
Board of Bar Examiners

109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-0702
802-828-3281
www.vermontjudiciary.org
 

Virginia
Virginia Board of Bar Examiners
Shockhoe Center, Suite 225
11 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4009
804-786-7490
www.vbbe.state.va.us

West Virginia 
Board of Law Examiners
910 Quarrier Street, Suite 212
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-7815
www.state.wv.us/wvsca

EVENTS


Red Mass - UDM Law Campus

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

UDM's 103rd Annual Red Mass and Renewal of the Lawyer's Oath of Commitment will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church beginning at 12:00 p.m., followed by a complimentary luncheon in the atrium of the School of Law.  Red Mass is an occasion for judges, lawyers, civic leaders, faculty, staff, and law students of all faiths to pray together at the beginning of the new judicial term, asking God to bless, strengthen, and enlighten us, so that in cooperation and mutual trust we may effectively achieve justice for all.

The Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Ph.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, will celebrate the Mass.  Hon. Patrick J. Duggan ('58) 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 Details>>


Reception at the State Bar of MI Annual Meeting in Novi - State Bar of Michigan

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a cocktail reception for UDM Law alumni, State Bar dignitaries, and members of the judiciary at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan at the Suburban Collection in Novi on Thursday, October 8, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  She will make remarks at 5:15 p.m.


Reunion for All Law Alumni - UDM Law Campus

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The School of Law's annual Reunion will be held on Saturday, October 24, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at the School's Riverfront Campus.  As part of the festivities, we will celebrate the selection of Hon. Anthony J. Fiorella, Jr. as UDM's 2015 Alumni Award recipient and the special anniversaries of the classes of 1965, 1990, and 2005.  The Reunion is for all School of Law alumni.  Additional details will be posted soon.

NEWS

  • ALUMNUS ALLEN ELZERMAN '03 PERSONIFIES OUR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    In the Fall 2015 issue of Conversations, a semi-annual magazine published by the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education, alumnus Allen Elzerman '03 praises UDM Law's commitment to social and criminal justice.  In his article, "On Loan to the Poor," Elzerman discusses how he personifies that commitment through his work as a public defender and how his sense of fulfillment is more important than financial gain.

    On Loan to the Poor, Conversations magazine, Issue 48 - Fall 2015 (written by Allen Elzerman '03)

  • UDM LAW'S FIRST MILLION-DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP GIFT HONORS UDM ALUMNUS HON. LAWRENCE P. ZATKOFF

    UDM Law is pleased to announce the founding of the Hon. Lawrence Paul Zatkoff Endowed Scholarship, made possible by the Zatkoff family, in memory of the late judge.  This gift is the first million-dollar scholarship the law school has ever received.  The scholarship provides support for a student to extern or intern with a federal court or state supreme court judge.

    Press Release>>

  • NEW CENTER FOR SOLO AND SMALL FIRM PRACTICE WILL PROVIDE TOOLS FOR SUCCESS TO LEGAL ENTREPRENEURS

    UDM Law will offer new programming this fall to meet the needs of its entrepreneurial-minded students and graduates interested in developing their own law practices.  The School was awarded a $30,000 grant from the DeWitt C. Holbrook Memorial Fund to fund and expand its Solo and Small Firm Incubator Program to add workshops through a new Center for Solo and Small Firm Practice.

    Press Release>>

  • FORMER CONGRESSMAN BRINGS NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERTISE TO UDM LAW

    Former U.S. Congressman Hansen Clarke, who served on the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, will teach National Security Law this term.  The course will address cybersecurity, surveillance and privacy, export controls and economic sanctions, and other contemporary security issues.  National security law has been one of the fastest growing fields of law since the 9/11 attacks, and there is a strong demand for lawyers trained in this area.

  • PROFESSORS BELIAN AND HAND SPEAK OVERSEAS THIS SUMMER

    Professors Julia Belian and Jacqueline Hand are presenting at international conferences this summer. Professor Belian will speak at the Oxford Symposium on History, Human Rights & Law August 10 - 12 at Pembroke College, Oxford University.  Her presentation is titled, "Fundamental Rights or Activist Judges?  A Rhetorical Comparison of Obergefell v. Hodges with Brown v. Board of Education."

    Professor Hand spoke at conferences in Poland and Finland in June.  She participated in a workshop June 15 - 19 on "Phoenix Cities: Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster," at the Georgia State Law School Study Space in Warsaw, Poland.  She also presented on "The U.S. Government-to-Government Relation with Indian Tribes and the Possible Insights it Provides for Relations with the Sami People," at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, in Rovaniemi, Finland.

  • PROFESSOR KRISCIUNAS DISCUSSES PROSECUTORS' INVESTIGATION OF POLICE SHOOTING

    Professor Richard Krisciunas discussed the ongoing independent investigation by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office of the shooting death of Terrance Kellom by a federal agent in Detroit.

    Family of Kellom Awaits Probe of Fatal Police Shooting, Detroit Free Press, July 29, 2015 (quoting Professor Richard Krisciunas)