Tax Student Receives Achievement Award from State Bar of Michigan
June 26, 2014 - Cooley Law School student Aaron Cook was a recipient of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of Michigan's Tax Student Achievement Award on May 22 in Plymouth, Mich. The award was presented at the taxation section's annual conference.
Cook was nominated and recognized for his excellence in the study of tax law while at Cooley’s Grand Rapids campus. He has been involved with Cooley’s Volunteer Tax Assistance program. This program offers free tax help to low-income individuals, persons with disabilities, and the elderly who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
“In addition to being an excellent Cooley student with a keen interest in tax, Aaron is an IRS-certified volunteer who has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping low-income individuals with their tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at Cooley's Ann Arbor campus. His service demonstrates a true dedication to Cooley’s mission of giving back to the community,” said Marjorie Gell, Cooley tax professor and vice chair of the State Bar of Michigan's taxation section. “We are extremely proud of Aaron.”
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 in Tampa Bay, Florida.