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Judges, Attorneys Offer Tips on Ethics and Professionalism During Orientation

September 04

Judge Christina Elmore of Kent County’s 61st District Court joined other legal professionals who spoke to 42 incoming law students during WMU-Cooley’s Honor Code Oath and Professionalism in Action program on Aug. 30.

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Judge Garcia Administers Honor Code Oath at WMU-Cooley in Lansing

August 31

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus held a two-day orientation program on Aug. 25 and 26. During the program, Hon. Richard Garcia, Ingham County chief circuit and probate court judge, administered the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School honor code oath, which all entering students, faculty and staff take as a commitment to the law school’s ethical standards.

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Ethics and Professionalism Discussed with New Students in Auburn Hills

August 31

During orientation at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus, 52 incoming students had the opportunity to interact with some of the state’s top judges and attorneys to learn about the importance of ethics and professionalism in the legal profession.

Kimberly Pinder

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay Campus Honors 21 Summer Graduates

August 22

WMU-Cooley Law School presented 21 graduates with Juris Doctor degrees during the law school’s summer commencement for its Tampa Bay campus. The ceremony was held Aug. 18 at the University of South Florida Music Hall.

Don LeDuc

WMU-Cooley Receives Green Light from ABA to Offer 60 Credits on WMU Main Campus

August 17

WMU-Cooley Law School has gained acquiescence by the American Bar Association (ABA) Council on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar to expand its course offerings to 60 credits on the main campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Becky Gorbutt

WMU-Cooley Student Organization Donates Supplies to Grand Rapids Schools

August 10

The Business, Entrepreneurial, and Tax Law Association (BETLA) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus held a school supply drive benefiting students in need at Grand Rapids Public Schools.

Victoria McCormick

WMU-Cooley Military Law Student Association Donates Food to Homeless Veterans

August 08

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Military Law Student Association (MLSA) joined forces with the Lansing Volunteers of America to identify a list of food items needed for area homeless veterans. On Aug. 7, members of MLSA delivered items collected during the law school’s summer term “Food Drive for Vets” to Volunteers of America for distribution.

Tracey Brame

WMU-Cooley Assistant Dean Named Vice President of Grand Rapids Bar Association

August 06

WMU-Cooley Law School Assistant Dean Tracey Brame has been selected to serve as vice president of Grand Rapids Bar Association (GRBA). Brame and five other newly named members and officers began their terms on July 1.



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