Alumni News

Joseph Nelson ’20, an associate with Fisher Phillips, is looking forward to starting a year-long federal clerkship with Judge J. Philip Calabrese at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in January 2022.

Congratulations to Lynn Kernya, a recent C|M|LAW graduate! Lynn graduated with her JD and a concentration in Labor and Employment Law. She is a recipient of the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law. Although Lynn recently accepted a role with Nesco Resource in the Human Resource and Compliance department, she is open to networking with Alumni and the legal community.

Renee Stromski ’21 has a passion for serving others that she has demonstrated throughout her time in law school, both on campus and throughout the community. For her outstanding work using her legal education as a force for good that embodies the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law slogan of “Learn Law. Live Justice.”, Renee was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Dean’s Learn Law. Live Justice Award.

Caitlin Steiner’s only goal entering law school at CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law was to do the best she could academically in order to give herself the best possible start to her legal career. The best she could do resulted in Caitlin graduating from CSU C|M|LAW as valedictorian of the Class of 2021, an honor she considers a “happy surprise.”

Are you hiring? Hire C|M|LAW! Meet Andrew Domozick, one of our upcoming class of 2021 graduates.

CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law alumna and Assistant United States Attorney Margaret Sweeney ’10 recalls being taught the benefits of attending law school at a young age. There was always an expectation that she would attend law school, Sweeney recalls from her office, where a Jello-stained bib from her infancy hangs on the wall that reads, “Future Lawyer.”

Our class of 2020 graduates are actively engaged in the permanent job search and you can help! To connect with any of our talented class of 2020 graduates, please contact Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services, Sarah Beznoska, at s.beznoskanull@csuohio.nulledu .

Our class of 2020 graduates are actively engaged in the permanent job search and you can help! To connect with any of our talented class of 2020 graduates, please contact Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services, Sarah Beznoska, at s.beznoskanull@csuohio.nulledu .

Our class of 2020 graduates are actively engaged in the permanent job search and you can help! To connect with any of our talented class of 2020 graduates, please contact Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services, Sarah Beznoska, at s.beznoskanull@csuohio.nulledu .

Our class of 2020 graduates are actively engaged in the permanent job search and you can help! To connect with any of our talented class of 2020 graduates, please contact Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services, Sarah Beznoska, at s.beznoskanull@csuohio.nulledu .

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody Stewart ’88 offered some words of advice to Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law student Hailey Hillsman and her soon-to-be husband Derek Kuhlman

CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Adjunct Professor Kimberly Kendall Corral ’12, a Senior Associate Attorney with Patituce & Associates, LLC., knows what it takes to translate a CSU C|M|LAW education into a successful legal practice and advocate for criminal justice.

Thomas Scanlon '63CSU C|M|LAW alumnus Thomas Scanlon '63, an inaugural member of our Hall of Fame, has been a staple of the Cleveland legal, Irish-American, and greater Cleveland community during his 57 years practicing law. Honoring his work with each of those communities, Scanlon was named Grand Marshal of the 2020 Cleveland St.

Little did Alumnus Kevin Butler '01 know that his Cleveland-Marshall roots go even deeper than he had imagined. What follows is a truly remarkable story of legacy and love.

Kevin entered a legacy at the law school when he enrolled at Cleveland-Marshall more than 20 years ago. His father Dennis ’69 was a C|M|LAW graduate and his older sister, Gerri ’98, was already attending the College as a night student.

In 2015, Elizabeth Bonham received the Dean’s Learn Law. Live Justice. Award for not only being academically successful in learning law, but for also living justice by being committed to making clients’ lives better and our communities stronger.

Four years after graduation, she continues to embody the motto “Learn Law. Live Justice.”

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