'Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights'


– Photo courtesy of Detroit Mercy Law

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Career Services Office held its annual event titled, “Mentor Jet: Taking Networking to New Heights.” At this speed-networking event, attorney mentors engaged in five-minute conversations with students to offer advice about how to be successful in law school and in starting their careers. Those who participated were (front row,left to right) Elaria Essak (student), Samantha Buck (student), Robbie Gaines Jr. of Collins Einhorn Farrell, Tanisha Davis of Law Offices of Tanisha M. Davis PLLC, CSO Director Tanya Lundberg, 29th Circuit Court Judge Michelle Rick, Erin Hoffman of MGM Grand Detroit, Monica Barbour of Detroit Mercy, Colomon Potts of Detroit Legal Group PLLC, and Sharriff Dyer (student); along with (second row, left to right) Elizabeth Siefker (student), Nancy Shaba (student), Asst. Dean of Alumni Relations Denise Hickey, Joseph Golden of Burgess Sharp & Golden PLLC, Matthew Rick of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, CSO Asst. Dean Jennifer Rumschlag, Sarah Greene of the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office, Adam Post of Zausmer, August & Caldwell, and Daniel Latowski (student); in addition to (back row, left to right) Fallon Bryson (student), Kourtney Lovett (student), Stephanie Kastaw (student), Kari Melkonian of Collins Einhorn Farrell, Yaser Farha (student), Edward Lennon of Lennon Law PLLC, Kymberly Kinchen of TriMas Corporation, Ethan Woelke (student), Caroline Bermudez-Jomaa of the Legal Aid & Defender Association – Wayne County, Robert Issa (student), Mikyia Aaron of Clark Hill, and Adam Mourtada (student).  Also attending but not pictured were James Britton of the UAW, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Brian Zahra, and Matthew High (student).