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COOLEY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE JURIS DOCTOR AND MASTER OF LAWS DEGREES

Friday, January 24, 2014   (0 Comments)
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COOLEY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE JURIS DOCTOR AND MASTER OF LAWS DEGREES

WHAT: Saturday, Jan. 25, marks Cooley Law School’s 115th graduating class since it was founded in 1972. Students from Cooley’s four Michigan campuses will be presented with their juris doctor (329) and master of laws (17) degrees.

Jack C. Davis, partner, with the Lansing law firm, Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting, PC, will be the keynote speaker. Davis has served on several international delegations to advise government leaders on trade and international tax matters for the development of a free market economy. He works with clients in the firm’s Business Transactions, Real Estate, Business Entities and Tax Law Departments. He also practices in the area of sports and entertainment law.

Each entering class at Cooley bears the name of a distinguished member of the legal profession. The January 2014 class is named after former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston. He was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1807 and served 17 years. The opinions Livingston wrote during those years mainly dealt with maritime and commercial law. He was known to be succinct and fact-oriented in his writing, and had a preference for economical use of legal citations.

WHEN: 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

WHERE: Michigan State University Auditorium

542 Auditorium Rd., East Lansing, Mich.

Editor’s Note: The media contact at the MSU Auditorium will be Dr. Christopher Lewis;

cell: 517-763-5056


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About Cooley Law School: Celebrating 40 years of excellence, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 17,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and Tampa Bay, Florida.


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