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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Employment Statistics 2011

The following information reflects the Class of 2011's employment status as of February 15, 2012 as reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) and National Association for Law Placement (NALP).

Employment Status

Full Time
Long Term

Full Time
Short Term

Part Time
Long Term

Part Time
Short Term

Number
Employed-Bar Passage Required 77  29  2  2 110
Employed-JD Advantage  22  3  2  2  29
Employed-Professional Position  16  2  2  2  22
Employed-Non-Professional Position  2  1  3  3  9
Employed-Undeterminable*  0  0  0  0  0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time  1
Unemployed-Start Date Deferred  0
Unemployed-Not Seeking  12
Unemployed-Seeking  26
Employment Status Unknown  0
Total Graduates  209

* A graduate in undeterminable category may or may not have a term defined.

 

 Law School/University Funded Position

 Full Time
Long Term

 Full Time
Short Term

 Part Time
Long Term

 Part Time
Short Term

 Number
 Of Employed-Law School/University Funded Short Term  0  0  0  0  0
 Employment Type

 Full Time
Long Term

 Full Time
Short Term

 Part Time
Long Term

 Part Time
Short Term

 Number
Law Firms
Solo  5  1  0  0  6
2-10   29  12  2  3  46
11-25   9  5  0  0  14
26-50   5  3  0  0  8
51-100   6  2  0  0  8
101-250   6  0  0  0  6
251-500   4  0  0  0  4
501+   2  1  0  3
Unknown  0  1  0  0  1
 Business & industry  30  3  6  5  44
Government   9  3  0  0  12
Public Interest (including Public Defenders)   3  3  1  1  8
 Clerkships-Federal  1  0  0  0  1
 Clerkships-State & local  2  0  0  0  2
 Clerkships-Other  3  0  0  0  3
 Academia  3  1  0  0  4
 Employer type unknown  0  0  0  0  0
Total  117  35  9  9  170

 

Employment Location                                                                                               State Number
State#--largest employment Michigan  106
State#-second largest employment District of Columbia 5
State#-third largest employment New York 5
# employed in foreign countries 39

EVENTS


January 17, 2015 - Prospective Student Open House - UDM Law Campus

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 9:15 am

Find out why men and women have been choosing UDM Law for over 100 years for their legal education.  Learn how UDM 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.  


January 21, 2015 - Walk-in Wednesday - UDM Law Campus

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Join us for Walk-in Wednesdays. The Admissions Office extends its office hours for students who are interested in learning more about the UDM Law advantage, the application process, and law school in general. No appointment is necessary.


March 4, 2015 - McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion - UDM Law Campus

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Our annual McElroy Lecture provides a forum for prominent thinkers and leaders to address fundamental issues of law, religion, and society.  It seeks to educate students, legal professionals, and the public on a variety of questions related to moral philosophy, freedom of conscience, the interaction of legal and religious institutions, and the role of religion in public life.  Its goal is to encourage discussion of these issues in our community and deepen our understanding of them.  This year's lecturer is Professor Nelson Tebbe of Brooklyn Law School.  The lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 4, from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Room 226 of the School of Law, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium.

 

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