Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016

Friday, May 13. For more information please read the FAQ.

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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Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Avenue, Detroit

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm Dinner, Program, Dancing
Music by Persuasion Band
SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 27, 2012

Special Program Recognition
Michael G. Costello (’85) Time & Talent Award
Hon. Michael J. Talbot (’71) Alumnus of the Year

Black-tie optional
$100 per person, includes gourmet dinner & premium open bar
Please respond by October 20, 2012

Affinity groups will gather during the Gala, including the Black Law
Students Association, Law Review, Moot Court, and Student Bar
Association officers. Additional details will follow from group leaders.

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Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church
629 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit

11:00 am–1:30 pm

Rev. Joseph A. Daoust, SJ, PhD, Mass Celebrant
General Curia of the Society of Jesus in Rome,
former UDM Law faculty member, and current member
of the UDM Board of Trustees.

Continental breakfast will immediately follow Mass
in the Atrium of the School of Law.

Alumni and guests are welcome to tour the newly renovated School
of Law after Mass or anytime when Dowling Hall is open during the
Centennial Gala Weekend.

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If you wish to stay in downtown Detroit for the Centennial
Gala Weekend, a limited number of rooms has been blocked
as a courtesy to the School of Law at two premier lodging and
historic destinations:

Detroit Athletic Club 241 Madison Avenue, Detroit
Reservations: (313) 442-1007
Event Rate: $165 per night
Reference: “UDM Law Gala”

Westin Book Cadillac Detroit 1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit
Reservations: (888) 627-7150
Event Rate: $169 per night
Reference: “University of Detroit Mercy”


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Contact: Denise Hickey (’95), Asst. Dean of Alumni Relations
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (313) 596-0202


EVENTS


Canadian and American Dual JD Program Reception in Toronto - Omni King Edward Hotel

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Alumni, current students, and fall 2016 admitted students are invited to attend events co-hosted by Detroit Mercy Law and Windsor Law in Toronto on Wednesday, May 25, at the Omni King Edward Hotel. The afternoon begins at 4:00 p.m. with a Continuing Legal Education presentation by Professors Jeffrey Berryman and Troy Harris, "All the Goods about Good Faith Contracting," followed by a cocktail reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. For further details, visit www.dualjd.com

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Admitted Students Dean's Luncheon - By Invitation Only - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker
congratulates you on your admission to
Detroit Mercy Law
and cordially invites you and your guest
to join us for a
Dean’s Luncheon 

 Friday, May 27, 2016
12:30 – 2:00 pm 

Detroit Mercy Law
651 E Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226 

Please RSVP no later than Friday, May 20, 2016


Alumni Reception in Chicago - Location Undisclosed

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Dean Phyllis L. Crocker will host a reception for Detroit Mercy Law alumni in the Chicago area on Tuesday, June 7, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the private tasting room and mezzanine of 312 Chicago, a premier restaurant in the heart of the Loop.

Event Details>>


June 22, 2016: Prospective Student Open House - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:30 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.  


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - East Lansing

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:30 am

Detroit Mercy Law will provide complimentary boxed lunches for 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.


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.

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