WMU-Cooley has admissions advisors who can help to expedite your law school application process and assist you throughout your law school experience. Contact our Admissions Office.
The Michigan Veteran-Friendly School program recognizes academic institutions of higher learning committed to supporting the needs of student veterans and dependents.
Check out the three most critical issues:
1) A handpicked list of 70+ scholarships for veterans and active duty servicemembers
2) How to fill out FAFSA as a veteran and maximize your federal financial aid package
3) A breakdown of the most common benefits available to veterans
We offer an array of support to students with military service experience such as: academic advising, admissions guidance for testing, applications and disclosures, disability services, GI Benefits assistance, help with housing and relocation, student-life activities on and off campus, including miltary student organizations.
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Begin the process of applying for the Department of Veteran Affairs educational benefits at the VA website. Cooley can help determine if you are eligible for the Montgomery GI or Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) Post 9/11 education benefits.
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Download a copy of the Michigan's Guide to Service members Civil Relief Act (pdf).
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) offers special protections to soldiers against civil actions like divorce and foreclosure while they are deployed.
Cooley and attorneys with Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Honigman) bring clarity to SCRA's application for Michigan's courts and, ultimately, provide another layer of support to Michigan servicemen and women.
If you have your J.D., and are interested in achieving the next step in your government, military, or professional career apply to this cutting edge program.
Chief Judge William Murphy, Michigan Court of Appeals, administered the oath for admission to practice law in Michigan to Sgt. Christopher M. Horvath, a recent Cooley Law School graduate who is currently stationed in Kuwait.
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September 2015 - Congratulations to James W. Butler, III, WMU-Cooley board member, for being awarded the Congressional Black Caucus Courage and Valor Award for his military service in the Vietnam War. He received the Combat Infantry Badge, Army Commendation Medal, two Purple Hearts and four Bronze Stars, including "V" device for heroism in ground combat. James Butler gave unconditionally in service to our country and continues to give to the Greater Lansing Community, the State of Michigan. and the nation.
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