Tampa Bay Attorney Amy Bandow Joins Cooley Staff
September 26, 2012 – Tampa Bay attorney Amy Bandow has accepted the position of assistant director of the Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism at Cooley Law School's Tampa Bay campus. The position ensures Cooley students, staff and faculty foster high-caliber relationships with the legal and greater Tampa Bay community.
Bandow is actively involved in Tampa Bay's legal community and frequently participates in local pro bono and community service projects. She serves on the board and is the Diversity Committee Chair for the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers and serves on several committees as a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Bandow previously worked at Greenberg Traurig, P.A., one of the largest law firms in the nation representing leading companies in complex litigation. She has been heavily involved in family law matters, including cases involving military divorce, child custody, child support and alimony. She is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator with certifications in County, Circuit-Civil and Family mediation.
"Amy's experience in serving the community of Tampa Bay through pro bono work and the many service projects that she personally takes on make her a great fit for Cooley Law School and the position of assistant director," said Cooley Law School Associate Dean Jeff Martlew. "Cooley Law School prides itself on teaching ethics, professionalism and community service to each student. It is our goal to graduate attorneys who are active leaders and willing to give back to their communities."
Cooley Law School and its Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism promote a lifetime of excellence, service and integrity to all Cooley students through the teaching of ethics, encouraging service, practicing professionalism and teaching the importance of committing to communities that students will serve once they are practicing law.
Cooley's Tampa Bay campus is located at 9445 Camden Field Parkway, Riverview, Fla. The Tampa Bay campus began offering classes in May of this year. Cooley's full curriculum will be rolled out over a three-year period.
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.