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WMU-Cooley Experiential Learning, Clinics & Externships

Experiential Learning, Clinics & Externships

Practice Makes Perfect

At WMU-Cooley, you will benefit from a plethora of Skills Training, Clinic or Externship Opportunities. WMU-Cooley Law School has been nationally recognized as one of the best law schools in the nation for practical legal training, along with its outstanding faculty. 

 

Award-Winning Clinics and Professors

Prof. Tracey W. Brame: Cooley Innocence Project - 2020 Michigan Lawyers Weekly Lawyer of the Year - Each year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly names a class of Leaders in the Law from across the profession. The nominees then select one Lawyer of the Year.

Prof. Marla Mitchell-Cichon: Cooley Innocence Project 2016 Leaders in the Law in Michigan - One of 30 lawyers in the state of Michigan selected for this top honor.

Tampa Debt Relief Clinic: 13th Judicial Circuit's annual Pro Bono Award - Given for outstanding pro bono service by an organization. The bankruptcy judge nominated the clinic for its work with low-income bankruptcy filers.

Prof. Dustin Foster: Estate Planning Clinic - Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award from Elder Law of Michigan - Honors individuals and organizations that share the mission of Elder Law of Michigan to advocate for, educate, and assist many different people, with a continued focus on older adults and persons with disabilities.

Sixty-Plus Clinic - Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award from Elder Law of Michigan - Honors individuals and organizations that share the mission of Elder Law of Michigan to advocate for, educate, and assist many different people, with a continued focus on older adults and persons with disabilities.