Peter M. Kempel
A.B. University of Detroit 1965
A.M.L.S. University of Michigan 1967
J.D. University of Detroit 1971
While earning his law degree, Professor Kempel was a legal assistant in the law department of Michigan Consolidated Gas Company. After completing his legal studies, he served as a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals.
He clerked for former Associate Supreme Court Justice Michael D. O'Hara, then sitting on the Court of Appeals. Professor Kempel joined Thomas Cooley in 1973. He has served as a member of the Michigan Bar Law Practice Management Section and as president of Legal Aid of Central Michigan.
A member of the Cooley Legal Authors Society, Professor Kempel teaches Professional Responsibility, Contracts, Sales and Negotiable Instruments, Evidence, Statutory Construction, Jurisprudence, Legislation, and Legislative Drafting.
Kempel, Peter M., "Professional Responsibility: Annual Survey of Michigan Law," 38 WAYNE L REV 1155 (1992).
Book Reviews and Other Short Works
Kempel, Peter M., "New Guides for the Law Book Industry,"54 MICH BJ 938 (1975).