Associate Editor Requirements:

To be considered for membership, an applicant must meet the following Minimum Requirements:**   
                                  

·  If the student has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0+, the student needs at least a B or better in Research & Writing, or Advanced Writing, or Scholarly Writing.

·  If the student has a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 – 2.99, the student needs at least an A- or better in Research & Writing, or Advanced Writing, or Scholarly Writing.

·  If the student has a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 – 2.74, the student must have an A in Research & Writing, or Advanced Writing, or Scholarly Writing.

** If you are very close to meeting the above standards, you are welcome to still apply.  Your application will be considered by the Editorial Board separately to determine individual qualifications.

NOTE: Please be aware that satisfying these minimum requirements does not ensure that a prospective applicant will be accepted onto the Law Journal.


Associate Editor Applications will be due October 9, 2016.

If you would like an application or more information, please contact us at lawjournal@cooley.edu.

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What do Associate Editors do?

As an associate editor, you will work on sub-cite assignments, which consist of editing a portion of a scholarly article. Editing includes checking the accuracy and support of the article’s footnotes and checking grammatical errors. 

What You Gain

  • Resume builder: Impress potential employers by being involved in publishing a legal journal.
  • Skills builder: Retain the skills you painstakingly acquired in Research and Writing. Learn the Bluebook method of citation.
  • Network builder: Expand your network! Work on a team with fellow students to produce a quality publication. 
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Current Associate Editors