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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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


January 5, 2017: Prospective Student Open House - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 5:00 pm

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.  


International IP Law Clinic Launch - Atrium

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:00 pm

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and University of Windsor Faculty of Law will launch their joint International Intellectual Property Law Clinic on Wednesday, January 11, from 12:00 - 2:00 pm in the atrium of Detroit Mercy Law. Leaders of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office will join IP attorneys from both countries, faculty, students, alumni, and media to celebrate this one-of-a-kind clinic and discuss collaborations between the schools and the countries' IP offices. For additional information about the event and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey.

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Walk in Wednesday - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Walk-in and visit with an Admissions representative without an appointment during exteneded evening hours.


Patent Drafting Competition Reception - Atrium

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:30 pm

Detroit Mercy Law is hosting its Second Annual Patent Drafting Competition, beginning with a reception on Friday, February 10, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the atrium. Competitors from 15 law schools across the U.S. and Canada will join leaders of intellectual property law, including representatives of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and attorneys, alumni, faculty, and administrators, to kick-off the competition. The competition will be held on Saturday, February 11, at the USPTO satellite office in Detroit, a few minutes from the Detroit Mercy Law campus. For additional information regarding the event and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey.

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Walk in Wednesday - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Walk-in and visit with an Admissions representative without an appointment during exteneded evening hours.


McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm

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 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>>


Law Review Symposium - Room 226

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 8:30 am

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.

NEWS

  • Professor Nevill-Ewell awarded Micro Grant

    Florise Neville-Ewell 2

    Congratulations to Professor Florise Neville-Ewell for her Micro Grant award to be used for the Veteran Town Hall Meeting Project. The Mission Micro Grant Program awards annual grants to Detroit Mercy faculty or staff members in support of activities that promote Detroit Mercy's mission of being a Catholic, Mercy, Jesuit, urban and student-centered university. 

  • Legal News Features Bill Ladd ('79)

    Legal News recently featured a profile on Bill Ladd ('79) who has spent his entire career in the protection of the rights of Children and is one of a handful of attorneys certified as an expert in child abuse/neglect in Michigan by the National Association of Counsel for Children. 

    Read the full article here. 

  • 3L Saeb Haidar placed second in the Michigan Education Law Writing Competition

    Haidar Saeb

    Third-year student Saeb Haidar won second place in the Michigan Education Law Writing Competition, conducted by Michigan State University College of Law.

    Students from any Michigan law school could participate by writing a client letter on a provided hypothetical, with practicing education law attorneys serving as judges. The winners were honored at a reception on November 16.

    After learning of the results, Haidar said that he takes pride in showing that Detroit Mercy Law students can successfully compete with students from any other Michigan law school
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  • Professor Gary Maveal Publishes Editorial on Michigan's Public Water Issues

    Professor Gary Maveal published a front-page editorial in the Detroit Legal News on Michigan's management of public water resources. Prof. Maveal questions the priorities of the state government and ponders reforms.

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  • Dual JD Student Michael Valenti Follows in his Grandfather's Footsteps

    Michael Valenti is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Toronto lawyer Paul Valenti – who at 89 continues to practice law full time. Valenti is a third-year student in the Canadian & American Dual J.D. Program. He serves as the Executive President of Detroit Mercy Law's Student Bar Association. His goal for the SBA is to create an environment of inclusivity and foster student involvement.

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  • Oakland County Bar Foundation Grant Supports Immigration Law Clinic

    The Oakland County Bar Foundation has awarded Detroit Mercy Law's Immigration Law Clinic a grant to expand the Clinic's work with Oakland County residents in need of immigration services.

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