Michigan Lawyers Weekly Recognizes Five Cooley Graduates '2012 Women in the Law'
October 1, 2012 – On Thursday, Sept. 27, five Cooley graduates, including Cooley Associate Dean Amy Timmer, were honored at the 2012 Women in the Law luncheon in Troy, Mich. A group of 20 women were recognized as women who stand out in Michigan’s legal profession. The award recognizes and acknowledges the meaningful and inspiring contributions these women make to the legal community and for their excellence in the practice of law.
Besides Timmer, other Cooley graduates honored at the awards celebration included: Judge Louise Alderson, 54A District Court, Lansing; Audrey Forbush, partner, Plunkett Cooney PC, Flint; Rebecca Walsh, partner, Reiter & Walsh PC, Bloomfield Hills and Judge Susan Dobrich, Cass County Probate Court, Cassopolis. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kelly was named Michigan Lawyers Weekly's Woman of the Year.
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.