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Judge Nick Nazaretian Administers Honor Code to Incoming Students

May 07

New students at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus participated in a two-day orientation program on May 3 and 4

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Legal Professionals Discuss Ethics and Professionalism with Future Attorneys

May 07

As part of orientation on May 3-4 at WMU-Cooley’s Auburn Hills campus, law students participated in the State Bar of Michigan’s Professionalism in Action program.

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WMU-Cooley Students Make Donation to Helen Devos Children’s Hospital

May 06

WMU-Cooley Law School student Cody Brock used the NCAA basketball tournament as an opportunity to engage fellow classmates to make a difference in the Grand Rapids community. Brock organized a March Madness bracket challenge with the purpose of collecting funds for a local non-profit organization.

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Marion Hilligan Public Service Award Presented to Veterans Bar Association

May 06

Each year,  on May 1, WMU-Cooley Law School and the Grand Rapids Bar Association come together to celebrate Law Day, a day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.

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WMU-Cooley Students, Staff Lead Law Day Celebration

May 03

West Michigan high school students celebrated Law Day during a program led by WMU-Cooley Law School students and graduates at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.


Judge Cynthia M. Ward Leads Honor Code Oath During Orientation

May 03

Judge Cynthia M. Ward, 54-A District Court, and former WMU-Cooley assistant dean, administered the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School honor code oath to incoming law students on May 2. 

WMU-Cooley students sworn in to Florida Bar

Ceremony Held for Newest Members of Florida Bar

April 29

RIVERVIEW, FLA. – Graduates from WMU-Cooley Law School who passed the Florida Bar Exam had the opportunity to be sworn into the bar by Judge Daryl Manning of Florida’s 13th Judicial Circuit. Nine graduates participated in the ceremony held at WMU-Cooley’s Tampa Bay campus on April 19.


WMU-Cooley Holds Graduation Ceremony in Tampa

April 23

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus conferred Juris Doctor degrees on 37 graduates. During the law school’s April 20 ceremony, which was held at the University of South Florida Music Hall, Lashawn McQueen provided the valedictory remarks and the Hon. Nick Nazaretian, of the 13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County presented the keynote address.


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