Professionalism in Action


The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law conducted a Professionalism in Action Program for all first-year students tin conjunction with the State Bar of Michigan on Thursday, Aug. 25.

Professionalism in Action, introduced in April 2009 by SBM Past President Ed Pappas, emphasizes the importance of ethics and civility using pre-selected hypothetical situations and small group discussions among law students, lawyers, and judges.

Taking part in the UDM Law event were (front row, left to right) Gregory Ulrich, Gregory Gamalski, Rochelle Lento, Francis Ortiz, Charlene Snow, Bryan Levy, Prof. Lawrence Dubin, Blondelle Morey, Michael Asher, and Julie Beth Teicher; along with (back row, left to right) Dennis Pollard, U.S. District Court Judge Patrick Duggan, Eugene Bolanowski, Mary Schmitt Smith, Michelle Hall-Edwards, James Walle, Joseph Golden, Dean Lloyd Semple, Julie Fershtman, Brian Henry, Macomb County Circuit Court David Viviano, and Charles Rutherford.

Photo by John Meiu

Published: Wed, Sep 14, 2011