Events Calendar

Detroit Mercy Law sponsors numerous social and educational events throughout the year for alumni, current and prospective students, and the greater Detroit area community. Browse the events below and register for as many as you can attend. For additional event information, contact our events coordinator. We'd love to see you!

Admissions Events (Prospective & Admitted Students)


    On-Campus Events

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    Michigan Events

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Community Events


    Nov. 5: DPL Author Series with Steven Luxenberg

    Detroit Public Library and Detroit Mercy Law present Steve Luxenberg, Author of SEPARATE: The Story of Plessy V. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation 
    Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6 - 8 p.m. 
    Detroit Public Library (Main) 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI
    Free & Open to All

    In his new book, award-winning author Steve Luxenberg cuts to the heart of battles over race and equality that have raged throughout American history to the present day. Chief Judge Denise Page Hood of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will introduce the author and provide remarks about his important work. Learn More & RSVP >> 


    Nov. 6: Meet the Judges Networking Reception

    Meet the Judges Networking Reception 
    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5 - 7 p.m.
    Detroit Mercy Law, Atrium 

    The legal community is invited to a cocktail reception at Detroit Mercy Law for an opportunity to meet, connect and learn from area judges. Sponsored by: Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit, Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers, Polish American Lawyers, and University of Detroit School of Law
    Learn more & RSVP >>


    Nov. 20: Sports Law Lecture Series feat. Richard Haddad of the Detroit Pistons

    Sports Law Lecture Series: 
    Richard Haddad, Senior Vice President - Business Affairs & General Counsel,
    Detroit Pistons
    Presented by Detroit Mercy Law and Windsor Law
    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6 - 7 p.m.
    Detroit Mercy Law, Rm 226


    March 6: 104th Annual Law Review Symposium

    Join the Detroit Mercy Law Review for a day of thought-provoking discussions with scholars and legal professionals from across the country. Learn more >

    March 12: Erin Go Law Networking Reception

    Erin Go Law Networking Reception 
    Thursday, March 12, 2020 
    5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
    Detroit Mercy Law Atrium 
    In the spirit of St. Patrick's day, this festive event brings attorneys, judges, and law students together for an evening of great conversation over appetizers and beverages.

    March 31: McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion

    A forum for prominent thinkers and leaders to address fundamental issues of law and religion.

    Apr. 3: Jesuit Day of Service

    Join students, faculty and alumni in giving back to the Detroit community.

    May 21: Dual J.D. Alumni & Awards Reception in Toronto

    Detroit Mercy Law Dean Phyllis L. Crocker and Windsor Law Dean Christopher Waters welcome Dual J.D. alumni for an evening of networking and reconnecting.