Educating The Complete Lawyer

Detroit Mercy Law has a strong and longstanding commitment to preparing students to become excellent, engaged attorneys, ready to represent their clients and serve their communities. We provide students with hands-on learning throughout their legal education. We integrate career and professionalism skills needed to succeed in the workplace. We embrace the challenges presented today by giving every student international perspective on the pressing legal issues facing us all. In short, we educate the complete lawyer.

Mission

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    A Strategic Location in Downtown Detroit

    Launch your legal career at the only law school in the heart of Downtown Detroit and immerse yourself in the region's largest legal community.

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    Expanded Career Opportunities

    Detroit Mercy Law students and graduates secure positions at top law firms, competitive judicial clerkships, and positions in government, business, and public interest organizations across the US and Canada.

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    Hands-On Lawyering from Day One

    Detroit Mercy Law prepares students for the practice of law through hands-on lawyering experiences.

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    A Commitment to Social Justice

    At Detroit Mercy Law, you will join a community committed to social justice.

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    Global Perspectives

    The practice of law is intertwined with world affairs. Detroit Mercy Law's location in downtown Detroit on a major international border provides opportunity to gain global perspectives.  At Detroit Mercy Law, you will enhance your legal education and career opportunities with global perspectives through exposure to international legal issues and legal systems of other countries.

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    Diversity & Inclusion

    Detroit Mercy Law is committed to enhancing the legal profession and advancing justice through our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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