Corporate Law and Finance LL.M.

Insurance Law

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program


Recent News

The Insurance Law LL.M. program graduated its first students in 2013:

Congratulations to graduates Shasta Brown, pictured here in the front row, third from the right, and Christopher Cobb (not pictured), both of whom participated in the January 2013 graduation ceremony at the Breslin Center in Lansing, Michigan. Congratulations to graduates Shasta Brown, pictured above in the front row, third from the right, and Christopher Cobb (not pictured), both of whom participated in the January 2013 graduation ceremony at the Breslin Center in Lansing, Michigan.

Congratulations are also in order for May, 2013 graduate, Raynold Sumpter featured in the back row, on the left, in the second photo. Congratulations are also in order for May, 2013 graduate, Raynold Sumpter featured in the back row, first on the left.

On May 9th and 10th, Cooley Professors Lisa DeMoss and Monica Navarro, in concert with the Oakland University School of Business Administration, hosted a two day academic forum at the Auburn Hills campus on emerging physician issues. Professor Navarro presented a paper on the basics of Accountable Care Organizations and Professor DeMoss discussed the impact of new health insurance exchanges on physician practices in Michigan. Abstracts of their presentations are scheduled to be published by Springer later this year.

(L to R) Lisa DeMoss, Director Graduate Program for Insurance Law, Oakland University School Adminstration Dean, Mohan Tanniru, Cooley Professor Monica Novarro, and Anthony V. Colarossi, Partner, Plante Moran.(L to R) Lisa DeMoss, Director Graduate Program for Insurance Law, Oakland University School Adminstration Dean, Mohan Tanniru, Cooley Professor Monica Novarro, and Anthony V. Colarossi, Partner, Plante Moran.

OU Business School Dean Mohan Tanniru was accompanied by Professors DeMoss and Navarro on the first morning of the conference. The forum was well attended by physicians, health care providers, consultants and academics from the United States and Canada.

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Winter 2014

Federal Insurance Office Industry Reform Report

Health Industry Director and Officer Liability Insurance Rates

Health Care Premium Rates

Super Storms Impact on Insurance

Program Overview

Course Descriptions (pdf)
This program is 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.

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Degree Requirements

The Insurance LL.M. candidates must successfully complete 12 credits of required insurance law courses and a sufficient number of elective courses to earn the 24 credit hours required. Guest students may earn up to 8 credits.

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Insurance Law Links

Olivet College Insurance MBA Program

Insurance Information Institute: Facts and Information regarding the industry, the issues, and resources.

International Risk Management Institute: Glossary of Insurance Terms

For Michigan Industry specific data and current events information, go the website for Insurance Institute of Michigan.

Michigan Insurance statutes: MCL 550.100 - 550.2009

Michigan Administrative Code: For practice before OFIR, the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation.

Michigan Insurance Statutory linksand OFIR Regulations and Administrative Rules

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC): Insurance industry topics of interest, legislative developments, model acts and other states' regulatory website links. For access to state websites, go to the NAIC link for State and Jurisdictions.

Program Details

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Contact Us

Professor Lisa DeMoss
Graduate Insurance Program Director

(517) 371-5140, ext. 2821

Cathy J. McCollum
Director, Graduate & Extended Programs

(517) 371-5140, ext. 2703

Vanessa Ramakers
Administrative Assistant
Graduate and Extended Programs
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7783

 

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