Cooley Showcases Federal Legal Careers at Youth Law Day
March 6, 2012 – Cooley Law School, the Federal Bar Association and the Ford Presidential Library teamed up on Tuesday, February 28, to allow students the opportunity to learn about various federal careers in the field of law. Ninety students from Ypsilanti High School participated in the day-long event, which was held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
Presenters included U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade; Senior Archivist at the Ford Library David Horrocks; U.S. Attorney Terrance Thompson; FBI Agent Sean Nicol; U.S. Air Marshal Joe Doucet; former Chief of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Attorney’s office and now Cooley Professor Alan Gershel; federal corporate lawyers Michael Brady and Mark Aiello; Assistant Federal Defender Andrew Densemo; former Assistant U.S. Attorney and now Cooley Professor Patrick Corbett; and Senior Cyber-security Engineer Mark Lachniet.
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.