The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will celebrate its annual Alumni Reunion Weekend on Oct. 22-23.
The pinnacle event is the Strolling Dinner and Afterglow Party at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit Saturday evening from 7 p.m-11 p.m., with the presentation of the 2010 Law Alumnus of the Year Award to Joseph V. Walker of the Class of 1972.
Walker was an attorney at Plunkett Cooney, PC for more than 20 years and was executive vice president and COO (1987-1992), and president and CEO (1992-1997) of the firm.
In 1998, he joined R. L. Polk & Co., a consumer marketing firm. He served in a variety of capacities at Polk, including president of Polk North America. He is currently president of Maple Bay Consulting LLC.
The award was established in 1985 to honor alumni who have distinguished themselves in their chosen field or endeavor, and who through their careers have brought recognition and honor to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Other reunion events include five simultaneous cocktail receptions on Friday, Oct. 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at these locations:
• Birmingham — Dick O'Dow's
• Grosse Pointe — City Kitchen
• Novi — Andiamo
• Grand Rapids — Leo's
• Chicago, IL — English
A 5K Run/Walk follows at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the UDM Law Campus in downtown Detroit. Proceeds from the 5K benefit the School of Law's Public Interest Fellowship Program.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alumni may register and pay online for the Reunion Weekend events at http://UDMLawAlumni.com.
For more information, contact Denise Hickey at (313) 596-0202 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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