Students Elected to Lead American Bar Association Law Student Division

Aaron Sohaski and Samantha JonasMarch 19, 2014 - Cooley Law School students, Aaron Sohaski and Samantha Jonas, were recently selected as leaders of the American Bar Association/Law Student Division (ABA/LSD) at the group’s Board of Governors meeting in Charleston, S.C. Sohaski was elected as national chairperson, and Jonas was elected governor to the ABA/LSD Sixth Circuit.

“Cooley students continue to lead their peers across the nation,” said Lisa Halushka, Cooley Law School associate dean. “We are extremely proud of Aaron and Samantha’s involvement with the American Bar Association/Law Student Division. Their initiative is an example of how Cooley students strive to excel beyond the classroom.”

Sohaski previously held the position as governor of the ABA/LSD Sixth Circuit, which encompasses the association’s law student divisions at schools in Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. For his work as governor, the ABA/LSD Board of Governors awarded Sohaski the Silver Key Award, one of the highest honors given to ABA/LSD members.

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 18,000 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 Tampa Bay, Florida.


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