UPDATE: Cooley Graduate Chad Engelhardt Honored for Ethics & Professionalism
Trial Lawyer to Receive Award and Speak to Students about Professionalism, Pro Bono Work
February 4, 2013 – Ann Arbor Attorney Chad Engelhardt will be honored with Thomas M. Cooley Law School's "Integrity in Our Community Award" on Thursday, Feb. 7 at noon. Engelhardt will speak at the school's Ann Arbor campus as part of Cooley's Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism's "Integrity in Our Communities" speaker series. His presentation is titled "Actions Speak Louder Than Words: A Trial Lawyer's Lessons in Professionalism."
"Chad has supported Cooley's ethics and professionalism initiatives in the Ann Arbor community and beyond, not only professionally, but personally," said Melissa Stowe-Lloyd, assistant director of Cooley Law School's Center for Ethics, Service and Professionalism. "He has offered financial support to many of the community's initiatives to help the underprivileged, provided countless hours of pro-bono legal services, and gives his time to help others beyond their legal needs."
Engelhardt is the founding member of the Center for Medical Truth and Justice and a partner at Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC in Ann Arbor. He focuses his practice on the litigation of complex medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Detroit Business recognized Engelhardt as one of Michigan's top medical malpractice attorneys and he was named one of Michigan's "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers. He was also honored by The New York Times as one of Michigan's "Top Young Attorneys."
The Feb. 7 lunch time event will be held at Cooley's Ann Arbor campus located at 3475 Plymouth Road and is free to attend.
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.