Thanks for visiting our website.  The Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit is a special interest bar association open to lawyers, judges and law students.  We are committed to advancing members' spiritual growth, promoting high ethical principles within the legal profession and addressing social and moral challenges within our society, through works of charity, mercy and justice, following the example of Jesus Christ.

In furtherance of these goals, the Catholic Lawyers Society sponsors several events for its members throughout the year including an annual retreat, masses, Lenten and Advent evenings of reflection and various service projects. Additionally, the society presents an annual scholarship as well as the Monsignor Malloy Award. We invite all who are interested to join us for one of our events.

Don't miss out on all we have to offer.  Dues for new members are only $10 for the first year, and dues for law student members are FREE.  Join the Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit today!

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CLS Dues

2016 CLS Dues:  We ask all returning members to pay dues for 2016 by the Annual Meeting (May 15th), or June 1st at the latest.  (Law Student dues are FREE.  Remember, new attorney members of the CLS need only pay $10 for the first year! Please submit the attached roster card to join or update your information if renewing.  Dues may be paid either with a check forwarded to Steve Grobbel, or via PayPal on this website.

CLS Mass and Brunch with the Italian Lawyers

The Catholic Lawyers Society and the Italian-American Bar Association met on March 6 for Mass at Holy Family Church, and brunch at Ottava Via, in Detroit:

Photos from the Focus-HOPE Event with the Irish Lawyers

The Catholic Lawyers Society was proud to again partner with the Irish Lawyers Society to sponsor the semi-annual Focus-HOPE event on November 14.  Our members and their families helped to pack food boxes for low income families and senior citizens in need, and have packed more than 50,000 boxes since the inception of the event.


Photos from the CLS Advent Evening of Reflection, December 8, 2015

The CLS hosted its annual Advent Evening of Reflection at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit, including Mass, a reflection, and dinner.  Photographs of the event are below.