COOLEY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE JURIS DOCTOR AND MASTER OF LAWS DEGREES
Friday, January 24, 2014
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
ADVISORY CONTACT: Tyler Lecceadone
COOLEY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE JURIS
DOCTOR AND MASTER OF LAWS DEGREES
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.
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.
3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
Michigan State University Auditorium
Rd., East Lansing, Mich.
Editor’s Note: The media contact at the MSU Auditorium
will be Dr. Christopher Lewis;
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.