Law Students

Tampa Bay Campus of Cooley Law Awaiting Approval to Add Western Michigan to Name
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Summary: The Tampa Bay campus of Cooley Law School is awaiting approval from the Florida Commission for Independent Education on changing the name to Western Michigan University. 

The newest law school in Florida is receiving a new name. It will go by the name of Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, according to The Tampa Bay Times.

  
What
Where


The change in name affects the Tampa Bay campus and four others in Michigan.

Cooley is a private law school headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. It has been faced with a 35 percent decline in enrollment from last year and will close its campus in Ann Arbor.

The school in Riverview, which is just south of Tampa, had zero students enrolled when it opened two years ago. Now, it has 450 students enrolled, according to spokesman James Robb.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




“That campus is going strong,” Robb said. “We’re pleased with the school’s receipt into both the Tampa Bay community and into the legal community in Tampa Bay.”

Cooley is the 12th law school and fifth to open since 2000.



Cooley began its affiliation with Western Michigan University in August, as we previously reported. Despite adding the name to the school, Cooley will stay private.

First-year law school students were not accepted in Ann Arbor this fall and the school requested to close the location with the ABA. The school announced the location will close on December 31, 2014.

The name change at the Tampa Bay campus is pending approval from the Florida Commission for Independent Education.

Image credit: Cooley Law School



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Patent Agent with 1 year of chemistry experience

USA-CA-Palo Alto

Palo Alto office of our client seeks entry-level patent agent with 1 year of experience. The candida...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Employment Law Associate

USA-NY-New York City

Fitapelli & Schaffer, a nationally recognized employment law and class action firm is seeking an ass...

Apply now

Legal Secretary / Assistant

USA-CA-Bakersfield

Small boutique litigation firm seeks a legal assistant with a minimum of two (2) years legal secreta...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Boutique law firm in Downtown Los Angeles looking to hire a family law attorney with substantial fam...

Apply now

Law Office Administrator / Manager

USA-CA-Beverly Hills

Responsible for handling, managing and overseeing all front and back office duties.  This ...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top