On Nov. 2, Cooley Law School’s Organization of Women Law Students (OWLS) and the Career and Professional Development office hosted the State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law Section (FLS) to discuss various career paths.
Panelists included Attorneys Cara Willing of the Law Offices of Griffiths & Willing who chairs the FLS membership education committee; Jordan Ahlers, associate attorney at Speaker Law Firm, PLLC; and Julie Griffiths of the Law Offices of Griffiths & Willing. The panelists shared the broad opportunities available for those interested in practicing family law, including appellate advocacy, trial court practice, and alternative dispute resolution. Additionally, panelists discussed the value of joining the State Bar sections as a law student.
“The State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law Section provided Cooley Law School students with great advice, as they learned about future practice areas through mentorship and experience,” said Karen Poole, director of career and professional development at Cooley.
Panelists during Cooley Law School’s recent discussion by the State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law Section included (left-right) attorneys Julie Griffiths, Jordan Ahlers, and Cara Willing.