May 7, 2012 – Today, 104 students will begin their journeys to become lawyers at Florida’s newest law school. The inaugural class of Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus starts with classes beginning this evening. Cooley Law School officials had projected 60 students would comprise the first Tampa Bay campus class. The Tampa Bay campus is Cooley’s fifth campus and the first outside of Michigan; the school’s other campuses are located in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Auburn Hills and Ann Arbor.
May 8, 2012 – Cooley Law School officials joined the 2012 Michigan Notable Books authors on April 28 at the Library of Michigan’s annual Night for Notables kick-off event. Cooley is one of the Michigan Notable Books sponsors, which each year highlights 20 books with a Michigan connection. All the chosen books either have a Michigan theme or are written by a Michigan native or resident.