April 13, 2011
Cooley Law School Administrator Elected to Post
Goldie Adele, Cooley Law School Coordinator of Student Services and Diversity Programs, was recently elected as the chairperson of the Legislative Division of the National Bar Association. The position is part of the association's Board of Governors. The division primarily works with the legislative committee, executive board, and president to formulate the annual legislative policy, establish an advocacy plan, and implement the plan on a national and local level.
The division also hosts various programs and Continuing Legal Education events focused on national and state legislative issues.
Adele earned his J.D. at Cooley in 2002, and his B.A. in political science from Temple University in 1999. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Lansing Black Lawyers Association, the Ingham County Bar Association, and National Bar Association.
Cooley Law School is the largest law school in the nation. Founded in 1972, the private, non-profit law school operates J.D. programs across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. Today, Cooley Law School has more than 15,000 graduates across the nation and worldwide and also offers joint degree and master of laws programs. Cooley offers enrollment three times a year; in January, May and September. Additional information about Cooley can be found at cooley.edu.