Donna Morris, Former Cooley Board Member, Honored by State Bar of Michigan 

October 8, 2013 - Former Cooley Law School Board Member, the Hon. Donna T. Morris, has been honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Frank J. Kelley Distinguished Public Service Award. Morris, a 1977 graduate of Cooley, is a retired Midland County Probate Court judge.

Morris led the drive to plan, create and run the Midland County Juvenile Care Center. She also assisted the Michigan legislature in updating the Michigan Mental Health Code. In addition, she created the Dorothy Dow Arbury Pinecrest Endowment Fund to operate Pinecrest Farms, an assisted living facility providing care to the developmentally disabled, the mentally ill, and the elderly.

From left: State Bar of Michigan Immediate Past President Bruce Cortade, Judge Donna T. Morris, State Bar of Michigan President Brian Einhorn, and Judge Morris’ grandson, Max Isaacoff.

From left: State Bar of Michigan Immediate Past President Bruce Cortade, Judge Donna T. Morris, State Bar of Michigan President Brian Einhorn, and Judge Morris’ grandson, Max Isaacoff.

The Hon. Donna T. Morris accepts her award for distinguished public service at the State Bar of Michigan annual meeting.

The Hon. Donna T. Morris accepts her award for distinguished public service at the State Bar of Michigan annual meeting.

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 in Tampa Bay, Fla.

 

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Hon. Donna T. Morris was honored with the Frank J. Kelley Distinguished Public Service Award.

Hon. Donna T. Morris is a 1977 graduate of Cooley and retired Midland County Probate Court judge.


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