Tracey Brame is the Associate Dean of Experiential and Practice Preparation and the Director of the WMU-Cooley Innocence Project, and is the Immediate Past President of the Grand Rapids Bar Association.
Tracey joined WMU-Cooley Law School in February 2006 from Legal Aid of Western Michigan, where she was a staff attorney. Tracey advised and represented low-income clients on family-law, housing, and consumer-law issues. She also collaborated with other programs to address legal issues faced by ex-offenders re-entering the community. In addition, she provided translation for Spanish-speaking clients.
Previously, serving as a staff attorney for the Public Defender Services for the District of Columbia, she was a research and writing specialist with the Federal Defender Office, and was an Assistant Defender with the State Appellate Defender Office in Detroit. Her legal career began as a law clerk to the Hon. Julian Abele Cook, Jr. in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan.