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Arturo Alfaro

WMU-Cooley Hosts Hispanic Heritage Event

October 19

On Oct. 13, WMU-Cooley Law School hosted a virtual Hispanic Heritage Month Panel in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month this October. Panelists included Arturo Alfaro of Plunkett Cooney; and Hillsborough County Judge Michael C. Bagge-Hernandez.

Cindy Stuart

HOW ACCESS TO HILLSBOROUGH COURTS ENSURES ACCESS TO JUSTICE DISCUSSED 

October 09

Riverview, Fla. – Cindy Stuart, Hillsborough County Clerk of Court and Comptroller, discussed her role ensuring that all individuals have access to the courts during WMU-Cooley’s Community Conversation, “Court Access = Access to Justice on Oct. 6.

WMU-Cooley student

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL TAMPA BAY CAMPUS HOSTS PUPPIES AS PART OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

October 09

Riverview, Fla. – On Oct. 8, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay Student Bar Association and the Mental Health Steering Committee hosted Tampa Bay's Humane Society on campus for the "Break Buddies Program.”

Larry Nassar abuse survivor Trinea Gonczar

LARRY NASSAR SURVIVOR SHARES PERSONAL STORY DURING PUBLIC DISCUSSION ON USA GYMNASTICS SCANDAL DOCUMENTARY

October 07

MICHIGAN – Larry Nassar abuse survivor Trinea Gonczar joined Judge Rosemarie Aquilina and attorney Mick Grewal during WMU-Cooley’s fall kick-off Community Conversation panel discussion “At the Heart of Gold” on Thursday, Sept. 30. The discussion reflected on the recently released documentary, “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal.”

WMU Cooley Law School 2021 Fall Graduation

WMU-COOLEY HOLDS COMMENCEMENT FOR ITS MICHIGAN CAMPUS SUMMER TERM GRADUATES

September 30

EAST LANSING, MICH. – Graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus were honored during graduation ceremonies on Sept. 26. The commencement, which was held at the 
Wharton Center in East Lansing, included the opportunity for graduates from previous terms to participate due to cancellations of past in-person ceremonies because of COVID restrictions. 

Amy Timmer

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL BECOMES NEW HOME OF THE NATIONAL LEGAL MENTORING CONSORTIUM

September 28

LANSING, Mich. –  WMU-Cooley Law School announced it has become the new administrative home of the National Legal Mentoring Consortium. Amy Timmer, WMU-Cooley associate dean of Academic and Student Affairs, has been named the consortium’s new director.

Tracey Brame

WMU-Cooley Law School Participates in Constitution Day Activities

September 22

Each year, WMU-Cooley Law School and faculty members participate in activities honoring Constitution Day. This year, on Sept. 17, WMU-Cooley Constitutional Law Professor Joseline Hardrick hosted University of Tampa Political Science Professor William Meyers for the virtual discussion “The Constitution and COVID: Do State and Federal Government Have the Power to Enforce Mandates.” In addition, to the virtual program, WMU-Cooley Associate Dean Tracey Brame was the featured speaker for Adrian College’s annual Phillip J. Prygoski Constitution Day Address.

WMU-Cooley graduate Sharif Alkalbani

WMU-Cooley Holds Commencement for its Tampa Bay Campus Summer Term Graduates

September 21

Graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus were honored during graduation ceremonies on Sept. 11. The commencement, which was held at University of South Florida’s Marshall Center, included the opportunity for graduates from previous terms to participate due to cancellations of past in-person ceremonies because of COVID restrictions.