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Military Admissions

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.

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Speak directly to the Cooley Veteran's Corps - ask us questions about Cooley, or about our student organization: Auburn Hills Veteran's Corps or Grand Rapids Veteran's Corps.

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Michigan's Guide to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Michigan's Guide to the Servicemembers Civil Relief ActDownload 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.

Recent News

March 6, 2013
Cooley to Offer Master of Laws in Homeland and National Security Law

VA Financial Aid and Benefits

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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JAG Careers

  • • JAG, VA and Civil Service legal opportunities available
  • • Approved externship placements in active duty, National Guard and Reserve JAG offices
  • • Dozens of distinguished alumni serving or having served as JAG officers
  • • Faculty advisors with prior JAG experience
  • • Student Orgs for students interested in JAG careers
  • • On-campus JAG recruiting
  • • Service to Soldiers pro bono experience available

Service to Soldiers:
Legal Assistance Referral Program

Cooley's pro bono program for deployed and returning military personnel which has assisted hundreds of Michigan troops with civilian legal matters since its inception.

2/17/11 - Service to Soldiers program holds "Basic Training" session for Florida attorneys

1/13/11 - Florida Servicemen, Women To Reap Benefits Of New Pro Bono Legal Counsel Program

11/22/10 - Michigan Soldier, Law School Graduate Stationed in Kuwait to be Sworn in as an Attorney on November 24 via Live Video-Conference

7/22/10 - Cooley students, attorneys provide free legal services to military men and women at Camp Grayling through the Service to Soldiers: Legal Assistance Referral Program

Homeland and National Security Law LL.M. »

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.

Cooley Graduate and Soldier Sworn In via Videoconference from Kuwait

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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