Annual Event Raises $5,200 for Macomb County Veterans
June 7, 2013 – Cooley Law School’s annual spring charity fundraising event raised $5,200 for the Friends of Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court. The event, which featured dinner, music, live comedy and a silent auction, was held on Sunday, June 2 at Cooley’s Auburn Hills campus.
The Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court provides alternatives for veterans accused of certain crimes because of issues related to their military service, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The alternative court focuses on recovery issues and adherence to law-abiding behavior by offering veterans legal assistance, mentoring services and mental health and substance abuse treatment. Crimes such as child abuse, rape and murder are not covered by the program.
About Cooley Law School: Celebrating 40 years of excellence, 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 17,000 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.