Educating The Complete Lawyer

At University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, we view the legal profession as a force for positive societal change, which is why we are dedicated to Educating the Complete Lawyer. Lawyers who 

Complete Lawyers are committed to the highest standards of the legal profession.

Detroit Mercy Law offers a dynamic curriculum that integrates theory, doctrine, and experiential learning. Courses are taught by distinguished scholars who possess real-world experience in their area of expertise. Students are challenged to become excellent, ethical lawyers through coursework, assessments, mock trials, clinics and more while immersed in an engaged and supportive environment. 

Complete Lawyers use their knowledge in service to their communities. 

Complete Lawyers learn through hands-on learning experiences. 

Detroit Mercy Law provides 12 clinics, a robust clinic 

Complete Lawyers are globally engaged. 

Located along the Detroit Riverfront, only blocks away from the U.S.-Canada border, Detroit Mercy Law provides global perspectives through transnational educational opportunities. From our one-of-a-kind Canadian & American Dual JD program to our International Opportunities Program, we believe in preparing students for the increasingly global workforce.

We are Detroit Mercy Law. 
We are committed to making a positive difference through the law. 
This is our mission. Will you join us?