Cooley Law Professor Martin-Scott Honored with 2012 Trailblazer Award
May 11, 2012 – Cooley Law School Professor Mable Martin-Scott was honored April 27 with the 2012 Trailblazer Award by the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association. Professor Martin-Scott was presented with her award at the association's 16th annual Otis M. Smith Scholarship Banquet.
Martin-Scott was chosen for her contributions of helping and encouraging minorities and other individuals to pursue careers and accomplish their goals of practicing law.
Martin-Scott serves as vice president of the Greater Lansing Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, an organization designed to help young people grow as leaders and participate in various community service organizations.
She also participates in the Young Women of Action program, which provides mentoring and leadership development, and is a judge for the Ingham County Teen Court, a juvenile justice diversion program. Martin-Scott teaches Contracts, Sales and Commercial Papers at Cooley.
The Davis-Dunnings Bar Association is a Lansing-based organization recognized by the State Bar of Michigan as a Special Purpose Bar. It is an affiliate member of the National Bar Association.
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.