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Practical legal scholarship means our graduates are ready to work on day one. 

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WMU-Cooley creates leaders who get the job done. Learn how to become one.

WMU-Cooley Law School transforms students into outstanding lawyers.

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Our over 20,000 graduates take pride in their legal education and contributions to society.

WMU-Cooley Law School is a national leader in practice preparation with a focus on professionalism, ethics, and a deep commitment to inclusion and diversity.


My law school experience enriched me with confidence and the practical skills necessary in the professional world. John Schmieding (Moore Class, 1993) Senior Vice President, Arthrex, Inc.


Five WMU-Cooley locations


Unlike any other law school in America, WMU-Cooley enables you to choose the perfect setting for your law school experience and your lifestyle, where students embrace a culture of professionalism and ethics. 


Read about WMU-Cooley's award-winning Professionalism Program.

WMU-Cooley Law School Auburn Hills Campus


The Auburn Hills campus sits on 67 serene wooded acres, yet in the heart of Oakland County near major business and Fortune 500 company headquarters.

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WMU-Cooley Law School Grand Rapids Campus


The Grand Rapids campus is located in the dynamic, urban Heartside District with its culture, arts, restaurants, and clubs; and access to Grand Rapids legal and business communities.

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WMU-Cooley Law School Lansing Campus


The Lansing campus allows you to work and study in the heart of Michigan's capital city, with great neighborhoods, affordable housing, reasonable cost of living, and a diverse population.

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WMU-Cooley Law School Tampa Bay Campus


The Tampa Bay campus is minutes from downtown Tampa, major law firms, courthouses, and Fortune 500 companies; all known for its worldwide beautiful landscape, myriad attractions, and thriving arts and entertainment scene.

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WMU-Cooley Law School Kalamazoo Location


Study the law and take advantage of the amenities offered at the home of Western University; a national research university enrolling nearly 24,000 students from across the United States and 100 other countries.

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We offer part-time and full-time admission, including weekends and accelerated programs. And, we have multiple campuses, and year-round classes, so you can attend when it works for you — and where it works for you. Learn more about all that WMU Cooley Law School has to offer and then get your admission application started!

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WMU-Cooley Professor Monica Nuckolls


WMU-Cooley law professors base their teaching on vast experience as practicing lawyers. They bring a real and tangible perspective to the classroom, making learning robust and relevant. 

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The diversity of our student body creates a dynamic learning environment that enriches the educational experience and promotes careers of our graduates. 

Students come from across the nation and around the world.
Learn in a welcoming, supportive and rich community environment.
All perspectives in the classroom enrich the educational experience.
WMU-Cooley is a military friendly, Yellow Ribbon designated school.


What's New Blog Post

U.S. Law. German Law. How different can they be? Turns out a lot.

August 13

Blog author WMU-Cooley Professor Paul J. Carrier is more than a text book expert on International Law. Having lived and worked abroad in numerous countries for decades of his career, he's been there, done that. Even now, he has friends from across the pond asking for his advice.

Judge Nelly Khouzam

WMU-Cooley Tampa Bay Campus Hosts Summer Graduation Ceremony

August 12

Graduates from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus received their juris doctor degrees during the law school’s summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 12, 2017. The event was held at the University of South Florida’s College of Music Auditorium.


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