UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

  • UDM Board of Trustees approves tuition freeze for all current and incoming Law students
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  • * 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.



  • * 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



  • * 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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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Campus
651 East Jefferson Ave., Detroit

6:30 - 11:00 pm

Dine in the "D"
Strolling dinner with local food favorites, open bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers, and entertainment. Snappy casual attire.  Complimentary parking.

     Click here to learn about "snappy casual" attire.

Special Program Award Recognition
Justice Brian K. Zahra ('87)

$50 per person

This year's Reunion theme is Welcome Back!  If you haven't been to the School of Law campus recently, you'll barely recognize it.  The entire campus has been completely renovated and a new building has been added for the clinical program.  Come back to see the changes, meet our new Dean, Phyllis L. Crocker, and enjoy a fabulous party.

Reunion Host Committee

Hon. Michael J. Beale ('90)
John F. Clark ('06)
Eyad E. Fakhoury ('15)
Patrick B. Green ('05)
Kenneth H. Hemler ('07)
Scott K. Lites ('85)
Dominic A. Paluzzi ('07)
Joseph Pia ('94)
Hon. Michael J. Riordan ('90)
Paul G. Spaniolo ('08)
Gregory L. Ulrich ('77)
Matthew L. Vicari ('90)
Mark A. Wisniewski ('90)


Please respond by November 8, 2014 by returning the Reply Card to Denise Hickey at the address below or register online through this website using the tab on the left.

The Reunion is for ALL School of Law alumni.  Affinity groups will also gather during the Reunion, including the 50th anniversary class of 1964, the 25th anniversary class of 1989, and the 10th anniversary class of 2004. 


If you wish to stay in downtown Detroit for the Reunion, please contact Denise Hickey at the number below for suggestions.



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
Address:  651 East Jefferson Ave., Ste. 209, Detroit, MI  48226 


Baccalaureate Mass - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 will take place on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law.  Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., will preside.  This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thanksgiving for students' educational journey at UDM and an opportunity to ask for God's blessing as they begin their legal career.  Members of all faiths and traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  

Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic regalia and gather by 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor hallway opposite the SBA office.  Graduates and guests may park in the Larned and Christ Church parking lots.

Commencement and Reception - University of Detroit Mercy

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2015 will occur on Friday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is the Commencement speaker.  The jubilee class of 1965 will lead the procession.  A light reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Fitness Center, which is a short walk from Calihan Hall.  Additional details may be found on the Commencement website.

UDM Press Release - School of Law Celebrates Commencement, May 8, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is Keynote Speaker

Campus Vistt by Cuba's Chief Ambassador to the United States - Atrium

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez is the Chief of Mission of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, in Washington, D.C.  He serves as Cuba's chief ambassador to the United States.  Dr. Rodriquez will visit the Detroit Mercy School of Law Campus on June 3, 2015.  The School of Law will host a lunch reception with Dr. Rodriquez from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the atrium.  Invitations will be sent with the details as the date approaches.

June 18, 2015: Prospective Student Open House - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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.