Commencement Celebration


WMU-Cooley Law School presented 98 Juris Doctor and 14 Master of Laws degrees to graduates during a May 20 commencement ceremony at the Michigan State Auditorium for the school’s three Michigan campuses (Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids, and Lansing). The spring 2018 graduating class is named after Justice Samuel Nelson who served the New York Supreme Court for six years in the 1830s before his U.S. Supreme Court appointment. Graduates ranging in age from 24 to 58 years old and representing 22 states and three countries included former paralegals, school principals, teachers, members of the military, librarians, bankers, realtors, police officers, and a professional hockey player.

Photos courtesy of WMU-Cooley Law School


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