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Matthew Marin Professor Matthew Marin works at WMU-Cooley Law School and teaches Contracts, Bar Skills, and other academic support courses and workshops. He is also WMU-Cooley’s Director of Academic & Student Services.

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Tips for Law Students on How to Send a Professional Email

December 12, 2022

As a law student and future lawyer, most of your correspondence will be through an electronic medium, such as email. Because you are in a professional setting, you must ensure that your emails are well-mannered and sound professional. This includes both the format and content. Here are a

Memorization Techniques for Law Students

September 14, 2022

Every law student must learn to build memory for law-school examinations and the bar exam. Very few people have eidetic memories (colloquially called photographic memories), so what are some techniques and basic principles to help with memory? Following are some mnemonic devices, or memory techniques, to consider.

GAME Etiquette

Be on your GAME: Etiquette tips for law students

December 13, 2021

The first recorded etiquette rules are traced to 2400 B.C., and many are still important today in the practice of law. So it goes without question that law students should learn, hone, and abide by basic etiquette guidelines. To narrow down the long list of rules, here are four main categories to