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Law School Insider

The Law School Insider podcast is geared toward students that are considering law school and graduates of law school. We talk all about being successful in law school and in your career. The shows are short - only 15-20 minutes each - and are shared weekly on Thursday mornings.
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Jul 20, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider, a podcast brought to you by Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, we are bringing back Brianne Myers, Director of Admissions at WMU Cooley Law School. Today's episode will delve deeper into law school fairs and forums and will work to put the pieces of the puzzle together to help you to understand what you need to do to have an amazing experience at events such as these.  

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Jul 13, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider, a podcast brought to you by Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, we are bringing you Sharon Ellis, an alumna of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and current State of Michigan Compliance Director for the American with Disabilities Act. Sharon Ellis shares her thoughts on law school and law career success as well as how law school trains your mind and this is an interview that you will not want to miss.

Jun 22, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you the Honorable Donald L. Allen, Judge on the 55th District Court in Michigan. Judge Allen spoke to us about the importance of Integrity in today's lawyers and shares many other salient take-aways too on finding success in this profession. 

Jun 8, 2017

Welcome back to the Law School Insider, a podcast brought to you by Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. This week we are delving into a new topic, the topic of Storytelling for Lawyers. We are bringing back Nelson Miller, Associate Dean and Professor from the Grand Rapids campus of WMU Cooley Law School to talk about how storytelling is part of the art of being a lawyer.

Jun 1, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Christy Lee Cole, Director of the Romney Institute for Law and Public Policy at Adrian College. Christy Lee Cole is also the primary pre-law advisor at Adrian College and today she is sharing advice with all of you on developing strong relationships with pre-law advisors on your campus.

May 25, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Andrew Hudson, Assistant Attorney General with the State of Michigan Attorney General's Office. Andrew Hudson is sharing his experience with us on working with a law degree within the state government. Andrew Hudson is an alumnus of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

May 11, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Anthony O'Neill of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority. Anthony O'Neill is the Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel for this agency and is also an alumnus of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

May 4, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Brianne Myers, Director of Admissions at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Brianne Myers will share with you great insights into how you can successfully apply to law school and minimize some of the issues that some students run into as they go through this process.

Apr 20, 2017

The Christian Legal Society (CLS) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus hosted a special guest at the Lansing campus, State Bar of Michigan President, Larry Nolan who discussed the role that faith plays in helping you find legal success.

Apr 13, 2017

The Christian Legal Society (CLS) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus hosted a discussion on poverty and law with a showing of the PovertyCure Inc.’s video series, “Justice for the Poor.” The Feb. 20 event explored the roots of human flourishing with a focus on entrepreneurial solutions to poverty.

Representatives from Acton Institute, a think-tank whose mission is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles, facilitated the discussion on issues surrounding rule of law, or lack thereof, in the developing world. Acton Institute Alumni Relations Director Patrick Oetting and PovertyCure Strategy & Engagement Manager Andrew Vanderput discussed the film and what could be done to help combat poverty in local communities.

 

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Apr 6, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Jason DeSouza of the DeSouza Law, P.C. Litigation Law Firm. Jason is alumnus of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

Mar 30, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Dennis Swan, CEO and President of Sparrow Hospital and Sparrow Health Systems in Lansing Michigan. Today we are speaking with Dennis Swan about his legal journey and how having a law degree has enhanced and extended his reach throughout his career in health care.

Mar 23, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Brendan Beery, Professor of Law at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. We talk to Professor Beery about the field of Constitutional Law, especially in relation to some of the actions of the new President of the United States.

Mar 16, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Senator Tonya Schuitmaker, Michigan State Senator for the 26th State Senate District which represents Allegan and Van Buren counties, and the city of Kentwood and Gaines Twp. in Kent County.

Mar 9, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider we bring back Nelson Miller, who is Professor and Associate Dean of the Grand Rapids campus at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School to talk to you about tips to finding success on getting through your law school experience.

As you are past your first term, you have your grades and know that you can be successful you will want to figure out what you want to do while in law school. Dean Miller mentioned that there are many "hidden" or not required aspects to your law school experience. While many of these are not truly hidden, as they are advertised, the key is understanding how these opportunities tie into attaining the goals that you have.

Mar 2, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider we bring you Linda Kisabeth, who is Professor at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. She is joining us to talk about what you need to think aboutto create a successful law school outline and ultimately find success in the first term of law school and beyond.

Feb 23, 2017

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This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Dr. Paul Zelenski, Associate Dean for Enrollment and Student Services at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Today we are speaking with Dean Zelenski about the importance of being a leader during law school and the steps you should take to build leadership potential within yourself.

Feb 16, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider we bring you Nelson Miller, who is Professor and Associate Dean of the Grand Rapids campus at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. He is joining us to talk about what you need to think about to find success in the first term of law school and beyond.

Feb 9, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Bill Fleener, a Clinical Coordinator for Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Today we are speaking with Bill Fleener about Tips for a successful Law School Internship or Externship. I know you will find a ton of value in what he shares.

Feb 2, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Stacey of Stacey E. Burke P.C., a firm that specializes on working with law firms in social media marketing, website design, branding, email marketing, print advertising and more. 

Jan 26, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider we have Associate Professor and Auxiliary Dean at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, David Tarrien on Battling Test Anxiety and Avoiding Law School Exam Disasters.

Jan 19, 2017

This week on the Law School Insider we have Eric Davis, that a solo practitioner in Illinois that does a little bit of everything including family law, immigration law and more. However, Eric Davis' journey in and through law school was unique and he shares this with us today.

Jan 12, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Michigan State Representative Peter J. Lucido, and exploring the use of a JD degree in public service.

Jan 5, 2017

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Sharon Rowen, principal of Rowen & Klonoski and filmmaker of the recent film entitled Balancing the Scales, a film that explores some of the challenges that women have had over the last 50 years.

Dec 29, 2016

This week in the Law School Insider we are bringing you Jamie Lieberman, partner and co-owner of Hashtag Legal. Finding Your Passion and Saying "No" Open Doors to Success

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