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33rd Annual Barristers' Ball

Get your tickets to Cooley's 33rd Annual Barristers' Ball today. The Ball is a great opportunity to network and socialize with students, staff and outside attorneys in our community. We hope to see you there. 
What: Cooley's 33rd Annual Barristers' Ball
Where: Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing
When: September 30, 2023 at 6 pm

Barrister's Ball

Wrongful Conviction Day Panel

The Cooley Innocence Project is partnering with Warner Norcross + Judd in recognizing National Wrongful Conviction Day with an informational event featuring a panel of Innocence Project exonerees. 

Monday, Oct. 2, 2023
1:30-3:30 p.m.

Offices of Warner Norcross + Judd
150 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 1500
Grand Rapids, MI

Panelists will include Mr. Kenneth Nixon, Mr. Gilbert Poole, Mr. George DeJesus, and Mr. Melvin DeJesus, each of whom the Cooley Innocence Project helped to exonerate. 

Seating for this in-person event is limited. Attendees must register in advance for this event. 

This event is funded in part by a grant from PNC Bank. 


Wrongful Conviction Day

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A Night on the Serengeti: 2023 Barrister's Ball in Tampa

Join us for an unforgettable evening of elegance and excitement at this year's Barristers Ball, A Night on the Serengeti, where elegance meets adventure! 

Friday, Nov. 10, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, Florida

The dress code is black-tie optional but allows for a touch of creativity in line with our theme. Hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and dessert are included with your ticket purchase. An open cash bar will be available, offering a selection of beverages and specialty cocktails. As the night unfolds, dance to the beats of our DJ, celebrate our award recipients, and revel in a night of enjoyment. Secure your tickets now and join us for an unforgettable adventure under the starlit Serengeti sky!


Barristers' Ball at ZooTampa