University Bio - Bernard Dempsy

Bernard Dempsy

Adjunct Faculty

Contact Info:
Campus: Riverfront Campus
Building: Dowling Hall
Room: N/A
Phone: (313) 561-3500


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, ‘85
  • B.A., Trinity College, ‘82


Professor Dempsey serves as chief executive of the Wayne Mediation Center, a community based nonprofit providing mediation training and services to courts and schools throughout metropolitan Detroit. He is approved by the State Court Administrative Office to teach the 40 hour General Civil Mediation training.  Previously,  he spent five years as executive director and fifteen years as a managing attorney in civil legal services programs, and taught a law school clinic on landlord/tenant and unemployment law.


Mediation Training (5070)