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Kara Hope

Kara Hope Speaks To Law Students About Careers In Politics

June 07

State Representative Kara Hope of Michigan’s 67th House District spoke with WMU-Cooley Law School students who have an interest in politics on Friday, June 7. Hope, a graduate of WMU-Cooley, discussed her career path and current legislation she is working on.

Access to Justice Clinic

WMU-Cooley Access To Justice Clinic Clients Share Successes

June 07

On Wednesday, June 6, two clients of the Access to Justice Clinic shared their stories with students at WMU-Cooley’s Grand Rapids campus.

Lou Fintor

Diplomat In Residence Lou Fintor Visits WMU-Cooley Lansing Campus

June 06

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association at WMU-Cooley’s Lansing campus hosted Diplomat in Residence Lou Fintor on June 5, 2019.

Larry Nolan and Brian McKeen

WMU-Cooley Board Chair, Attorney, Inducted into MLW Hall of Fame

June 03

WMU-Cooley Law School Board of Directors Chairman Lawrence P. Nolan (Cooley Class, 1976) and Detroit area attorney Brian McKeen (Wing Class, 1982) were selected as members of Michigan Lawyers Weekly magazine’s  inaugural Hall of Fame class during a luncheon at the Detroit Marriott Troy, on May 30.

Daniela Mendez

Daniela Mendez Appointed Campus Director of WMU-Cooley’s Tampa Bay Campus

May 31

WMU-Cooley Tampa Bay campus Associate Dean Daniel Matthews has appointed Daniela Mendez to the role of campus director.  Mendez joined the law school after serving as an assistant public defender for Florida’s 13th Judicial Circuit.

gell and brignall

WMU-Cooley Student Receives 2 Awards From SBM Taxation Section

May 29

WMU-Cooley student Jonathan Brignall was honored with the State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section Student Tax Achievement Award on May 23. In addition to the Student Achievement Award, Brignall was awarded first prize and $1,000 for the section’s writing contest.


WMU-Cooley Associate Dean to Represent Supreme Court Justice on Commission

May 28

On Tuesday, May 14, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed WMU-Cooley Law School Associate Dean Tracey Brame to the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission. As a member of the commission, Brame will represent the chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court for a term expiring April 1, 2023.

Christine Cameron, Kellen Dotson, and Katie Johnson

3 WMU-Cooley Graduates Honored by Grand Rapids Bar Association

May 20

Each year, the Grand Rapids Bar Association (GRBA) presents the 3 in 10 Award to three attorneys in their first 10 years of practice who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, exceptional public service and significant contributions to the legal profession. Honored on May 16, this year’s three award winners, Christine Cameron, Kellen Dotson, and Katie Johnson, are each graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School.


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