Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Blog

Erin Geschwendt: A Woman For All Seasons

March 01

Erin Geschwendt’s law school path would challenge the heartiest of souls. Several years ago, the young wife and mother enrolled at the WMU-Cooley's Grand Rapids campus. At the beginning of her third semester, she lost her beloved father, and found herself trying to run his business, wrap up his estate, deal with her grief and be a good mom and wife, all while continuing to attend law school.

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Richard Perez: Real life problems ignited spark to attend law school

February 27

The first time Richard Perez thought about going to law school was in high school when he had the opportunity to participate in some mock trials. He loved everything about it. 

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Law student Bailey Vos: Accelerated Program a perfect fit for someone with a “can-do” attitude

July 30

This blog was originally posted on March 29, 2016 Bailey Vos is a 24-year-old student at the Grand Rapids WMU-Cooley Law School campus.  She was born and raised in Grand Rapids and didn’t leave the west Michigan area until she headed east to attend the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) where she earned her bachelor’s degree. She is an honors scholar on track to finish law school in two years by following WMU-Cooley’s Accelerated Program.

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WMU-Cooley Student in Praise of a Taste of Soul and Legacy of South High School

March 01

WMU-Cooley law student Osinachi "Osi" Onukogu, events coordinator of the Grand Rapids Black Law Student Association (BLSA), feels her role in the organization is to bridge the gap between community and the law school by understanding and contributing to the community from which you live, even while in law school. Osi hails from her hometown of Newark, New Jersey. Find out below what Osi learned at the Taste of Soul event and why she is enlightened.

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WMU-Cooley’s Great Campus Locations: Grand Rapids

September 14

Grand Rapids, the second biggest city in Michigan, is a unique blend of culture, education, museums, nightlife and family fun. And, even though it’s an inland city, Grand Rapids boasts the attractions of some of Michigan’s finest beaches with the west coast shoreline of the state only a half hour away.

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