Visiting Committee

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About the Committee

The Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Committee, composed of approximately 30 of the area's leading attorneys, judges, business, and community leaders, advises the law school on state and local issues affecting the law school and legal education. The Visiting Committee, collectively and through its members, works to strengthen the law school and assists the Dean and the law school in the areas of admissions, advocacy, development, and reputation.


Ms. Meena Morey Chandra 92
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights

Vice Chairperson:

Ms. April Miller Boise
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Veyance Technologies

Members of the Visiting Committee 2012-2013

Ms. Ilah M. Adkins 03
Director of Legal Services, Vice-President
Charter One Bank

Ms. Ann-Marie Ahern 98
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., L.P.A.

Mr. Benjamin W. Beckman 10
Jones Day

Mr. Edward H. Blakemore
Senior Counsel
Eaton Corporation

Ms. April Miller Boise
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Veyance Technologies

Mr. Jason R. Bristol ’00
Cohen, Rosenthal & Kramer LLP

Patrick J. Burke 03
Squire Sanders

Ms. Meena Morey Chandra 92
Supervisory Attorney/Program Manager
US Dept. of Education - Office of Civil Rights

Ms. Colleen M. Cotter
Executive Director
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Mr. Steven M. Dettelbach
U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Ohio


Ms. Karen L. Giffen ’89
Giffen & Kaminski, LLC

Mr. Thomas E. Green 02
Kastner, Westman & Wilkins LLC

Ms. Alana C. Jochum 10
Squire Sanders

Ms. Laura J. Mimura ’92
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Mr. David M. Paris 78
Managing Partner
Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.

Honorable Benita Y. Pearson 95
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio –

Ms. Susan E. Petersen 97
Petersen & Petersen, Inc.

Rob Remington 88
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Ms. Joy L. Roller ’08
Global Cleveland

Ms. Karen E. Swanson Haan 07
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Mr. Alan H. Weinberg
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.




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