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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