Giving - All Donations to Cooley Matter.

Your gift allows us to train our students to be successful lawyers, judges, elected officials, corporate leaders and entrepreneurs.

Why is your gift important?

Your support for Thomas M. Cooley Law School is key to our mission of providing a high quality legal education to all who desire it. Every gift makes a difference. Increased donor participation year after year is especially important becasuse it demonstrates to prospective students, employers and donors that those people who are closest to the School value Cooley's contribution to their lives, trust in its leadership, and believe in its future. Continue reading. »

Thomas M. Cooley Society - Become a MemberThe Thomas M. Cooley Society »

Become a member of the Thomas M. Cooley Society, the Law School's highest form of donor recognition. Membership in the Cooley Society is reserved for alumni and friends whose lifetime cumulative giving has reached specified giving levels.

Thomas M. Cooley Society Membership Roster »

Corporate Giving »

Membership in Partners and Friends is the beginning of a special relationship between your company and Cooley. If your firm or organization is interested in making a donation or pledge, please contact the Office of Development. Match a Personal Donation: If your company has a matching gift program, your gift provides even more benefit to Cooley.

Planned Giving »

The Carpe Diem Society is designed to honor those who "seize the moment" in planning for Cooley’s bright future through a planned gift such as a bequest, trust, or life insurance policy.

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Employee Giving »

"Greatness from Within" encourages Cooley employees to be financial supporters and advocates for the law school. Its primary focus is to enhance the academic mission of the school through generous financial donations.

Alumni Association »

Stay connected. Cooley's Alumni Association is another great way to support the school. We invite you to explore the many services and programs offered to you. Click here to find out what is taking place at Cooley and how you can help. Remember, it's an opportunity to stay in touch.

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WMU-Cooley Law School
Office of Development
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933

Contact Us

Tom Garikes
Director of Major, Corporate and Foundation Giving
(517) 371-5140 ext. 2830

Pamela Heos
Director of Alumni & Donor Relations
(517) 371-5140 ext. 2014