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Staff, Students, and Grads Participate in Drivers' License Restoration Clinic

WMU-Cooley Law School staff, students, and graduates participated in the "Road to Restoration Drivers' License Restoration Clinic," as part of Pro Bono Month activities. The Michigan Department of Transportation held the clinic on Oct. 12.

License restoration participants

During the event, pro bono attorneys, with the help of WMU-Cooley Law School students, reviewed driving records, helped clients contact courts, and instructed individuals on steps necessary to restore their driving privileges.

Those who participated in the pro bono clinic included Karen Poole (1990), WMU-Cooley director of career and professional development;  graduates Yolanda Bennet (2005);  Amia Banks (2020); Linda Rawls (2008); Janet McDuffey (2020); and students Alyx Pedraza; Adriana Burga; and Francis Silney-Bah.

Pictured, from left. WMU Cooley student Alyx Pedraza. Administrative Law Judge Carmen Fahie from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Attorney General Dana M. Nessel, and WMU-Cooley Director of Career and Professional Development.

Oct 17 2022