Legal Authors Society New Inductees Announced

February 25, 2014 - In January, Cooley Law School initiated faculty and librarian members into the Thomas M. Cooley Legal Authors Society. To be admitted to the Legal Authors Society, a Cooley faculty member, adjunct professor or librarian must publish at least one article that is currently indexed in one of a number of U.S. indices for legal publications.

In most cases, inductees wrote multiple articles or books that qualified them for membership since the last induction in 2005. There were 7 new inductees at the Ann Arbor campus, 15 at the Auburn Hills campus, 15 at the Grand Rapids campus, and 12 at the Lansing campus.

Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor campus’ inductees were Karen Chadwick, Bradley Charles, Jason Eyster, David Finnegan, Anthony Flores, Daniel Ray and John Taylor.

Ann Arbor Legal Author Society L to R: Jason Eyster, professor; David Finnegan, professor; Karen Chadwick, professor; Daniel Ray, professor and chair of Constitutional Law Department.
Ann Arbor Legal Author Society L to R: Jason Eyster, professor; David Finnegan, professor; Karen Chadwick, professor; Daniel Ray, professor and chair of Constitutional Law Department.

Auburn Hills

The Auburn Hills campus inductees were Reference librarian Marlene Coir; faculty members Frank C. Aiello, Tammy Asher, David Berry, Gerald A. Fisher, Alan Gershel, Lisa Halushka, Linda K. Kisabeth, and Lewis Langham; Library Head of Public Services Helen Levenson; and faculty member Ashley Lowe, Monica Navarro, Monica Nuckolls, Kevin Scott and Gerald Tschura.

Auburn Hills Legal Authors Society L to R: Helen Levenson, head of public services; Monica Nuckolls, professor; Linda Kisabeth, professor; Alan Gershel, professor; Marlene Coir, reference librarian; Lisa Halushka, professor; Frank Aiello, professor; Tammy Asher, professor; Ashley Lowe, professor; Gerald Fisher, professor. Not pictured: David Berry, professor and director, graduate program Intellectual Property Law; Lewis Langham, professor; Monica Navarro, professor; Kevin Scott, professor; Gerald Tschura, professor and director, graduate program Intellectual Property Law.
Auburn Hills Legal Authors Society L to R: Helen Levenson, head of public services; Monica Nuckolls, professor; Linda Kisabeth, professor; Alan Gershel, professor; Marlene Coir, reference librarian; Lisa Halushka, professor; Frank Aiello, professor; Tammy Asher, professor; Ashley Lowe, professor; Gerald Fisher, professor.

Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids campus inductees were reference librarian Julianne Claydon, and faculty members Sherry L. Batzer, Curt Benson, Tracey Brame, Michael J. Dunn, Heather Garretson, Marjorie Gell, Chris Hastings, Tonya Krause-Phelan, Paul Marineau, Michael Molitor, Devin Schindler, Jane Siegel, Paul Sorenson and Victoria V. Vuletich.

Grand Rapids Legal Authors Society L to R - professors: Michael Molitor, Paul Marineau, Christopher Hastings, Devin Schindler, Marjorie Gell, Paul Sorensen, Tracey Brame, Tonya Krause-Phelan, Jane Siegel, Curt Benson, Heather Garretson, Victoria Vuletich and Michael Dunn.
Grand Rapids Legal Authors Society L to R: Cooley faculty members Michael Molitor, Paul Marineau, Christopher Hastings, Devin Schindler, Marjorie Gell, Paul Sorensen, Tracey Brame, Tonya Krause-Phelan, Jane Siegel, Curt Benson, Heather Garretson, Victoria Vuletich and Michael Dunn.

Lansing

The Lansing campus inductees were faculty members Evelyn Calogero, Christine Zellar Church, Julie Clement, Marion Hilligan (posthumously), Emily Horvath, John S. Kane, Eileen Kavanagh, Mable Martin-Scott, Norman E. Plate, Dan Sheaffer, Christopher R. Trudeau, and Nancy Wonch.

Lansing Legal Authors Society. Front row – L to R: Cooley Law School faculty members Emily Horvath, Julie Clement, Christine Church, and Nancy Wonch. Back row – L to R: Cooley faculty members Christopher Trudeau, Evelyn Calogero, Lewis Langham, and award presenter current president of the Legal Authors Society and Cooley adjunct professor Robert Stocker.
Lansing Legal Authors Society. Front row – L to R: Cooley faculty members Emily Horvath, Julie Clement, Christine Church, and Nancy Wonch. Back row – L to R: Cooley faculty members Christopher Trudeau, Evelyn Calogero, Lewis Langham, and award presenter current president of the Legal Authors Society and Cooley adjunct professor Robert Stocker.

Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay campus inductees were Jeffrey Martlew, Tampa Bay campus associate dean and professor; Stevie Swanson, professor; and Paul Carrier, professor.

Tampa Bay Legal Authors Society. Front row – L to R: Jeffrey Martlew, Tampa Bay campus associate dean and professor; Stevie Swanson, professor; and Paul Carrier, professor.
Tampa Bay Legal Authors Society. Front row – L to R: Jeffrey Martlew, Tampa Bay campus associate dean and professor; Stevie Swanson, professor; and Paul Carrier, professor.

 


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Highlights

Cooley Law School initiated faculty and librarian members into the Thomas M. Cooley Legal Authors Society.

To be admitted must publish at least one article that is currently indexed in one of a number of U.S. indices for legal publications.

In most cases, inductees wrote multiple articles or books that qualified them for membership.


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