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Past Programs

In addition to its general meetings, WLAM-GR hosts special programs at least once a term.

March 2, 2010 - WLAM Dinner Event with Speaker Jo Ellyn Clarey, local historian.
Students, area attorneys, members of the public, and Cooley faculty enjoyed dinner together and celebrated Women's History Month with a reminder of the women attorneys who have gone before us and who have done so much for the advancement of women in the legal profession.

November '09-January '10 - Fundraiser for Kids Food Basket
The volunteering sub-committee raised over over $100 for local charity Kids Food Basket.

November 3, 2009 - Academic Forum: Women in Corporate Law
Speakers: Kelly Brushaber, Corporate Council at Alticor, Inc.; Linda Jo Carron, General Counsel at Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Co.; and Kathlene Sheridan of Fifth Third Bank.

October 17, 2009 - Fundraiser for Making Strides for Breast Cancer Research. Five students participated in the walk; many others helped us to raise $105 toward this event.

October 8, 2009 - Happy Hour networking event with members of the WLAM - Western Region. There were 12 attorneys and only 5 students at this event. Don't miss another networking opportunity like this one - those of us who attended got some very candid and helpful advice!

June 13, 2009 - WLAM-GR members attended the WLAM Western Region's WLAM vs. Judges Softball game to help raise money for the YWCA.

March 9, 2009 - Academic Forum: Family Law Panel
Speakers: 17th Circuit Court Referee Deborah Autman; Susan Wilson-Keener, solo practitioner; and Misty Davis, Cooley-GR Access to Justice Clinic.