Ann Miller Wood

Ann Miller Wood


B.A. SUNY at Binghamton 1975
J.D. University of Michigan 1979

Dean Wood oversees the Office of Planning, Programs, and Assessment, working with developing new programs, overseeing curriculum, and leading the school's assessment efforts. She supervises Cooley's extensive externship programs and teaches legal services, immigration, and general practice externs.

Dean Wood taught in the Sixty Plus, Inc., Elderlaw Clinic and served as its Executive Director before her appointment as Associate Dean.

Dean Wood has also worked as the training coordinator for Michigan Legal Services, the managing attorney for Legal Services of Northern California, a staff attorney for Legal Aid of Central Michigan. She has also served as a research attorney, law clerk, and an assistant clerk with the Michigan Court of Appeals.

She has taught Professional Responsibility, Property II, and the Sixty Plus Clinic.



Miller, M. Ann, "Learning From Our Elders: Teaching Professional Responsibility in an Elderlaw Setting," 2 T M COOLEY J PRAC & CLINICAL L 59 (January 1998).

Miller, M. Ann, "Your Money for Your Life: A Survey and Analysis of Medicaid Estate Recovery Programs," 11 COOLEY L REV 585 (1994).


Miller, M. Ann, "Fostering Critical Reflection through Tutorials by Clinical and Non-clinical Faculty" At "Learning From Practice: New Developments in Externship Pedagogy" Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, March 6, 1998.

Miller, M. Ann, co-presenter, "Guardianship Evaluation and Review: Models to Assist Courts in Making Informed Decisions," American Society on Aging, San Francisco, California (March 1994).

Miller, M. Ann, co-presenter, Medicaid and Medicare, Advanced Educational Seminars, Grand Rapids, Michigan (June 1992).


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Courses: Professional Responsibility, Property II, Sixty Plus Clinic

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