High School Students Learn About Federal Legal Careers at Youth Law Day
October 30, 2012 – Cooley Law School, the Federal Bar Association and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library teamed up on Thursday, Oct. 25, and allowed students the opportunity to learn about various federal careers in the field of law. Students from Ypsilanti High School and Ypsilanti New Tech 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, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Terrence Thompson, FBI Agent Sean Nicol, Brigadier General and Cooley Professor Michael McDaniel, former Chief of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Attorney’s office and Cooley Professor Alan Gershel, and former Assistant U.S. Attorney and Cooley Professor Patrick Corbett.
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.