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Associate Dean McDaniel Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame

June 23

Ret. Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel, associate dean and professor at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, has been named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2020.

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Kimble Center for Legal Drafting Releases its First Public Document

June 10

The Kimble Center for Legal Drafting at WMU-Cooley Law School has released its first public document—a medical power of attorney.

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus Returns to WMU-Cooley Law School

June 10

James Hicks, a former employee of WMU-Cooley Law School, has joined the faculty once again as a visiting professor. He joins WMU-Cooley from Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida, where he served as assistant dean of academic success and bar preparation.

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WMU-Cooley Professor’s Article Offers Guidance for Hot-Car Deaths

May 27

An article written by WMU-Cooley Law School Assistant Dean and Associate Professor Erika Breitfeld was recently published by the University of California Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law.

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WMU-Cooley Graduates Take Part in Virtual Swearing-In Ceremony

May 19

Due to Covid-19 precautions, 36 graduates of WMU-Cooley’s Michigan campuses were sworn into the Michigan Bar virtually on Friday, May 15.

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WMU-Cooley Exceeds Original Goal for Student Relief Fund

May 14

In April, WMU-Cooley established a Student Relief Fund in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the establishment of the fund, donations from alumni and friends of WMU-Cooley raised more than $45,000, surpassing the original fundraising goal of $35,000.

Two WMU-Cooley Grads Receive WLAM Foundation Scholarships

Two WMU-Cooley Grads Receive WLAM Foundation Scholarships

May 12

Two Western Michigan University Cooley Law School May 2020 graduates have received scholarships from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation.

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Kimble Center for Legal Drafting Announces Board of Advisers, New Graduate Fellow

May 08

The Kimble Center for Legal Drafting at WMU-Cooley Law School has announced the appointments of its initial board of advisers, along with its second graduate fellow.

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