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State Bar Past President to Speak at Annual Integrity Series

March 13

Thomas W. Cranmer, past president of the State Bar of Michigan (2005-2006) and current Miller Canfield trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in civil and criminal litigation, will be the featured speaker during WMU-Cooley Law School’s “Integrity in Our Community” speaker series on Monday, March 19 at the law school’s Auburn Hills campus.

Dionnie Wynter

All-Women U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony Held at WMU-Cooley

March 13

In honor of Women’s History Month, 58 women completed the path to U.S. citizenship Friday, March 9, during an all-women naturalization ceremony at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus. The ceremony included candidates from 25 countries.

Alumni at the U.S. Supreme Court

WMU-Cooley Graduates Sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar

March 13

Ten WMU-Cooley graduates were sworn in as attorneys recognized to argue cases in front of the United States Supreme Court during a ceremony on February 28, 2018.

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WMU-Cooley Celebrates 30th Anniversary Barristers Ball

March 09

Judge Rosemarie E. Aquilina, most recently recognized for her role sentencing former MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in Ingham County Circuit Court, was the featured speaker during the WMU-Cooley Law School Student Bar Association’s 30th Anniversary Barristers’ Ball.

Tonya Krause Phelan, professor, speaks

Ethics Panel Discusses Fiction's Impact on Perception of Legal Issues

March 08

A discussion about the impact of fictional portrayals of legal issues and how they can shape public perception was the topic of a panel discussion featuring Western Michigan University Cooley Law School professors Tonya Krause-Phelan and Victoria Vuletich, and WMU Professor Dr. Norman Hawker.

Student Delana Williams and Professor Stevie Swanson

WMU-Cooley BLSA Honors Senior Judge Perry Little

March 08

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held its annual black-tie event on Feb. 24 at the Event Factory to celebrate the work of BLSA and honor Senior Judge Perry Little of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

Panelists at the Know Your Rights program

WMU-Cooley BLSA, Davis-Dunnings Bar Host Rights Program

February 27

More than 50 WMU-Cooley Law School students and Lansing community members gathered for the recent “Know Your Rights” program hosted by WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing Black Law Students Association in collaboration with the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association on Feb. 24.

Joy Fossel and Pam Heos

WMU-Cooley Graduate Joy Fossel Honored at Alumni Association Reception

February 27

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School graduate Joy Fossel was recently honored during WMU-Cooley’s annual alumni reception on Thursday, Feb. 15 for her new role as Grand Rapids Bar Association president.


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