Koelsch, David

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic


  • Room: Clinic
  • Telephone: 313-638-2249 or 313-596-9455
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  • J.D.  Catholic University of America ’94
  • B.A. Michigan State University ’88
  • Curriculum Vitae

David C. Koelsch is an Associate Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic and the Asylum Law Clinic at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  The Immigration Law Clinic represents immigrants on a variety of legal issues, including abandoned immigrant children and abused immigrant women.  Professor Koelsch also teaches U.S. Immigration Law and a comparative U.S.-Canada Immigration Law course as well as a Seminar on Spirituality and the Law.  Koelsch was named the 2009 Outstanding Immigration Law Professor by the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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