Cooley Introduces High School Students to the Opportunity of Law School

February 23, 2012 – Cooley Law School hosted about 40 students from Lansing’s three high schools, giving students an opportunity to explore the idea of including law school in their education plans. Attendees heard from staff, faculty, students, and alumni as they took a look at what law school might mean for them.

The Discover Law 2012 event was sponsored by Cooley Law School and the Law School Admission Council. It was titled "The Road to Law School" and explored such topics as preparation for law school, the Law School Admission Test and application processes, career options, diversity issues, and more.

Cooley Law School Professor James Peden leads high school students in a discussion about criminal law at the Discover Law 2012: The Road to Law School event sponsored by Cooley and the Law School Admission Council.

Cooley Law School Professor James Peden leads high school students in a discussion about criminal law at the Discover Law 2012: The Road to Law School event sponsored by Cooley and the Law School Admission Council.

Cooley Law School students participated in a question and answer session with high school students who were exploring the possibilities of including law school in their education plans. From left, Shavon Wesley, Matthew Marin, Cherlyn Green, and Sean LaJaunie.

Cooley Law School students participated in a question and answer session with high school students who were exploring the possibilities of including law school in their education plans. From left, Shavon Wesley, Matthew Marin, Cherlyn Green, and Sean LaJaunie.

A panel discussion to answer questions about law school and legal careers wrapped up Discover Law 2012: The Road to Law School.

A panel discussion to answer questions about law school and legal careers wrapped up Discover Law 2012: The Road to Law School.

 


About Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 15,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.

 

Highlights

40 students from three Lansing high schools attended information session

Law school students gave high school attendees insight to school, career

Event was sponsored by Cooley and Law School Admission Council


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