Oct. 4 2012 - On Sept 27, Professor Torielli attended her last meeting as a member of the Taxation Section Council, having served as an officer for 5 years and a Council member for 3 more. Her legacy include two Cooley LL.M. alumni and one Cooley J.D. grad serving on Council at her suggestion (these former students are working in the tax departments of Price Waterhouse Coopers, Miller Canfield, and General Motors).
Professor Gell is also serving as an officer this year and should continue in that capacity.
Prof Torielli was acknowledged for her service to the Section at the Section's Annual Meeting.
June 22, 2012 – Cooley Law School recently participated in the State Bar of Michigan's 25th Annual Tax Conference, presented by Taxation Section of the Bar and co-sponsored by Cooley. Eight Cooley students attended on a scholarship provided by the State Bar.
The Tax Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan in conjunction with Thomas M. Cooley Law School is pleased to announce the winners in its 2011 Annual Student Tax Writing Competition.
First prize is awarded to Kris Thavarajah for his paper. Mr. Thavarajah will be awarded the opportunity to have a short article published in an upcoming edition of the tax section's journal, Michigan Tax Lawyer, plus receive a $100 Cooley bookstore credit.
Second prize is awarded to Joseph Simari. Mr. Simari will receive a $50 Cooley bookstore credit.
The Graduate Tax Program provides a practice-oriented curriculum to help lawyers expand their opportunities by obtaining both a better understanding of tax law and a respected credential in the tax field.
The 24-credit LL.M. degree can be earned at Cooley's campuses in Auburn Hills, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. The program is flexible offering:
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