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WMU-Cooley Announces New Board of Director Members

February 28

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School has elected three new members to its board of directors

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Directors

Partnership between WMU-Cooley Innocence Project and Wayne County CIU Helps Exonerate Ramon Ward

February 21

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Judge Jeffrey O’Hara Discusses Effective Trial Skills at WMU-Cooley

February 21

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Student Bar Association Skills Series and Mock Trial recently hosted a discussion with Chief Judge Jeffrey O’Hara of 63rd District Court about effective trial skills and what it takes to be a trial attorney.

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WMU-Cooley Associate Dean Honored as a ‘Leader In The Law’

February 20

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids Associate Dean and Professor Tracey Brame has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” Class of 2020. She is among 30 recipients who received this year’s honor, including WMU-Cooley graduate, Michael Rutkowski (Fitzgerald Class, 2006) of Rutkowski Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills.

WMU-Cooley Expungement Clinic

WMU-Cooley Access to Justice Clinic to Host Expungement Clinic

February 20

Western Michigan University Law School’s Access to Justice Clinic is hosting an Expungement Clinic on Feb. 29 for those wanting to learn about the expungement process and receive assistance in their expungement application.


State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner to Receive Distinguished Leadership Award

February 19

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus will honor Florida State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner (2006-2016) with the 2020 Distinguished Leadership Honoree at its Annual Black Tie Ball.

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WMU-Cooley Welcomes Visiting Professor from Texas A&M University

February 14

Yolonda Sewell has joined the faculty of WMU-Cooley Law School as a visiting professor in the Tampa Bay Academic Resource Center. The appointment was announced by Daniel Matthews, associate dean and law professor at WMU-Cooley’s Tampa Bay campus.

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WMU-Cooley Introduces Middle School Students to Law School Concepts

February 05

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus hosted students in the criminal justice program at Franklin Middle Magnet School-Boys Preparatory Magnet School for a learning session on Jan. 20.


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