WMU-Cooley Orientation Registration

WMU-Cooley Orientation Registration

Attendance at each daily session is mandatory

Orientation provides you with the building blocks to begin your law school journey. You will have the opportunity to interact with deans, faculty, staff and current students as well as learn information and skills that you will draw upon throughout your legal education.

Mandatory Orientation Sessions

Start by choosing the campus you will attend. 

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Agendas

Subject to change. MANDATORY sessions are listed in the agendas. Professional dress and business dress are indicated on the campus orientation agenda.

Orientation includes:

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Honor Code Convocation - Oath
  • Professionalism in Action Program
  • What You Need to Know Your First Week of Law School

Auburn Hills Campus

Dean Joan Vestrand

B.A. Albion College 1981

J.D. University of Detroit School of Law 1984

Associate Dean Joan Vestrand joined the full-time faculty in 2002. More here.

Grand Rapids Campus

Dean Nelson Miller

B.A., highest honors, Indiana University, 1984

J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1987

Associate Dean Nelson Miller joined the full-time faculty in 2005. More here.

Lansing Campus

Dean Michael C.H. McDaniel

B.A. St. Bonaventure University

J.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Law

MSS Army War College

M.A.S.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel joined the Cooley Law School full-time faculty as a professor in the Constitutional Law Department in 2010. More here

Tampa Bay Campus

Dean Ronald Sutton

B. A., with high honors, Michigan State University 1976

J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School 1979

Before joining the full-time faculty in 2012, Professor Sutton was an adjunct professor at Cooley, winning the Frederick J. Griffith III Adjunct Faculty Award in 2007. More here.

CONTACT

WMU-Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933 
(517) 371-5140

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