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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Fall 2015 Checklist

  • Register for the Jump Start Your Legal Education events (July 15 & 16).  Don't wait until August to get started. Review general information for more details.
     
  • Verify that your Law School email is working by responding to the test email sent to your UDM email address.  We will be using your UDM email address to communicate with you starting July 1st.
     
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY - complete Visa Application and Financial Support forms by July 6th and submit to Stephanie Winbigler.
     
  • Register for parking by e-mailing Shamaila Khan by July 8th.  The parking fee is $400 for the academic year.  The fee will be added to your final tuition invoice for those who register.
     
  • Complete FAFSA and accept/decline your award via TitanConnect.
     
  • Request an official transcript from your undergraduate degree granting institution to be sent directly to the UDM Law Admissions Office by July 15th.  For questions or concerns please contact Elizabeth Hallack.
     
  • Contact Barbara Stockwell-Buslepp for housing needs.
     
  • Join the UDM Law Fall 2015 Class Facebook group.
     
  • Check out the optional summer reading recommendations
     
  • Mark your calendarsUDM Law's mandatory First-Year Orientation is from Thursday, August 13 to Friday, August 21.  More details to follow.
     

Contact your Counselor

Questions? Concerns?  Your admissions counselor can help!

Kimberly Jones

Stephanie Winbigler

Shamaila Khan

EVENTS


July 28 & 29, 2015: Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - East Lansing

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:30 am

The UDM Law Alumni Relations Office and members of the Rock the Bar  faculty and administration mentorship team will provide complimentary boxed lunches for alumni taking the Michigan Bar Exam on July 28 and July 29.  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.

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.


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.

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