Criminal Defense Attorneys Gather at Cooley for Trial College
August 23, 2012 – Cooley Law School hosted the Ninth Annual Criminal Defense Trial College, Aug 17-22, at its Lansing campus. The event was co-sponsored by Cooley and the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, with grant support from the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards. Over thirty criminal defense lawyers from all over Michigan spent five days honing trial and case preparation skills in the law school's high tech courtroom facilities.
Presenters and faculty included professor and trial consultant Marjorie Russell, of Lansing; attorney and CDAM President James Samuels, of Big Rapids; and attorneys Shawn Patrick Smith, of Birmingham; Thomas Loeb, of Farmington Hills; Frank Eaman, of Detroit; Lisa Kirsch Satawa, of Southfield; Beth LaCosse, of Menominee; Marshall Tauber, of Bloomfield Hills; Barbara Klimaszewski, of Saginaw; and Jerome Sabbota and Mitchell Ribitwer, of Royal Oak.
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 16,000 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.