Reciprocity

UDM Law students may request access to the Career Services Offices at participating law schools outside of Michigan by submitting a request in writing to the UDM Law CSO. The Career Services Offices at the requested schools reserve the right to grant or deny such requests for reciprocal privileges.

A student or graduate of another law school who would like to utilize the UDM School of Law CSO must contact the Career Services Office at his or her law school and ask that office to request reciprocity from UDM Law on his or her behalf.

The UDM Law CSO grants reciprocal privileges to students and graduates of NALP—the Association for Legal Career Professionals member law schools that grant reciprocal privileges to UDM students and graduates under the following policy:

  • The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Career Services Office (UDM Law CSO) grants reciprocal privileges to students and graduates of NALP-member law schools that grant reciprocal privileges to UDM students and graduates.
  • All requests for reciprocal privileges on behalf of students and graduates must be made in writing by the requesting CSO. Requests may be made by E-mail. Telephone requests are not accepted.
  • If reciprocal privileges are granted, the UDM Law CSO will issue a confirmation letter or E-mail. Reciprocal privileges are valid for a period of three (3) months from the date of the confirmation letter or E-mail.
  • A student or graduate who is granted reciprocal privileges should have his or her confirmation letter or E-mail with him or her when visiting the UDM Law CSO. Reciprocal privileges are not available between August 1st and November 1st.
  • Reciprocal privileges include access to the UDM Law CSO's job posting binder. Access to on-line job postings may be granted and such requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Privileges do not include individual counseling, resume and cover letter review, participation in on-campus interviews, resume forwarding, job fairs, etc.
  • When responding to a job posting received through UDM Law, the student or graduate should, when corresponding with the employer, indicate that information regarding the position was obtained through a reciprocal arrangement between his or her school and UDM Law.
  • The UDM Law CSO may deny further reciprocal privileges to the students and graduates of a law school that surpasses a reasonable number of requests within a given year or in-state law schools. Additionally, reciprocal privileges granted to an individual student or graduate may be revoked if the individual does not abide by this reciprocity policy.
  • Reciprocity requests should be directed to CSO Coordinator, Dorothy Cooper, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .