Graduate Programs Faculty


Homeland and National Security Law

Designed to address all the laws of Homeland Security, which are consistent with Professor McDaniel's most recent role at the Pentagon for Homeland Defense Strategy, Force Planning and Mission Assurance, including counter-terrorism, immigration, border, maritime and transportation security, public health and bioterrorism, and intelligence and individual rights.

Associate Professor Michael McDanielProfessor Michael McDaniel
Director of Homeland and National Security Law Program

Auburn Hills Campus
mcdanielm@cooley.edu 
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7755

 

 

 


Insurance Law

Designed to provide specialized training and experience to lawyers seeking to enhance their insurance practice or prepare for employment within government or the insurance industry.

Lisa DeMoss Professor Lisa DeMoss
Graduate Insurance Program Director

Lansing Campus
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7786
demossl@cooley.edu 

 

 

 


Intellectual Property Law

Designed both for attorneys with scientific or engineering background seeking to gain the skills necessary to practice patent law, including succeeding on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Registration Examination, and for attorneys with non-technical backgrounds seeking to become proficient in copyright, trademark, licensing, and e-commerce issues.

Gerald T. Tschura Professor Gerald T. Tschura
Director, Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law
Auburn Hills Campus
tschurag@cooley.edu 
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7759

 

 

 


Tax Law

Provides a practice-oriented curriculum to help lawyers expand their opportunities by obtaining both a better understanding of tax law and a respected credential in the tax field.

Dan Sheaffer Professor Dan Sheaffer
Graduate Tax Program Director
Auburn Hills Campus
sheaffed@cooley.edu
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7761

 

 

 


Corporate Law and Finance

Designed, directed and taught by prominent corporate practitioners and law professors, will train the next generation of corporate lawyers.

Lisa DeMoss Professor Lisa DeMoss
Graduate Corporate Law and Finance Program Director

Lansing Campus
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7786
demossl@cooley.edu 

 

 



Office of Graduate and Extended Programs

Cathy J. McCollum
Director, Graduate & Extended Programs

(517) 371-5140, ext. 2703
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7786

 

Go Beyond your Law Degree - WMU Cooley Online Master of Laws Degrees

Effective & Workable Solutions

Earn an LL.M. degree, no matter how far away you are from campus or how busy your schedule. Five LL.M. programs are delivered online, live and interactive, in a virtual classroom environment.


LL.M. Admissions Information

Contact Us

Email: LLM@cooley.edu

Cathy J. McCollum
Director, Graduate & Extended Programs

(517) 371-5140, ext. 2703


Graduate Programs

An independent, private, non-profit educational institution affiliated with Western Michigan University. The Law School, as an independent institution, is solely responsible for its academic program. Accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. The Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Admissions | Non-Discrimination Policy | Public Information | Mobile

© Western Michigan University Cooley Law School 2015

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

WMU Cooley Law Designated 2016 Military Friendly® School