Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Blog

WMU-Cooley Grad Mustafa Ameen: Legal Career Helps Others on a Larger Scale

July 15

Mustafa Ameen (Fitzgerald Class, 2006), knew growing up that he was either going to be a doctor or a lawyer. That's what his parents told their children, after emigrating from India to the United States to secure a better life for the family.

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WMU-Cooley Grad Aaron Burrell Leader in Legal Diversity & Inclusiveness

July 12

In the last decade, Aaron V. Burrell (Woodward Class, 2010), a business lawyer with the Detroit office of Dickinson Wright, has become acutely aware of dynamic shifts in the way law is practiced. Burrell, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s diversity and litigation-training committees, and has a busy practice in complex commercial litigation, appellate law, and labor and employment law, is in a prime position to note changes in the legal arena.

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WMU-Cooley Grad Mustafa Ameen Uses Legal Career to Help on Larger Scale

June 15

WMU-Cooley Law School graduate Mustafa Ameen knew growing up that he was either going to be a doctor or a lawyer. That's what his parents told their children, after emigrating from India to the United States to secure a better life for the family.

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WMU-Cooley Grad Aaron Burrell Leader in Legal Diversity & Inclusiveness

June 13

In the last decade, Aaron V. Burrell, a business lawyer with the Detroit office of Dickinson Wright and WMU-Cooley graduate, has become acutely aware of dynamic shifts in the way law is practiced. Burrell, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s diversity and litigation-training committees, and has a busy practice in complex commercial litigation, appellate law, and labor and employment law, is in a prime position to note changes in the legal arena.

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Mohamed Hammoud: Grit and Smarts

February 12

Mohamed Hammoud was always fascinated by the criminal justice system, and always wanted a legal career, but was afraid the demands and cost were too much for him. That was until his first son was born, Mohamed Ali, was born in 2015.

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Ana Luna: Life experience is her ROCK to success

November 06

When Ana Luna thinks back on her life, and the suffering she endured, she realizes that it was those life experiences that led her to law school and her life today. 

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Tanya Gibbs: Business and Law Background Connects WMU-Cooley Graduate to Her Tribe’s Culture and Heritage

July 27

This blog was originally posted on May 2, 2017 Tanya Gibbs knew she wanted to be an attorney since the 11th grade when her high school math teacher suggested she go to a national student conference in Washington, D.C. For 10 days she learned about the laws that govern our nation, toured the city, and even met the Supreme Court justices and several high-end defense attorneys. “I just thought it was the coolest thing, and I wanted to be a part of that,”         said Gibbs.

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Mable Martin-Scott: This is what justice and the world looks like

June 21

Why is diversity in the classroom important? That's a question WMU-Cooley Law School Professor Mable Martin-Scott sometimes gets from others when talking about her law school, and the place she's taught for the past 18 years. 

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