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“I’m just like my country—I’m young, scrappy, and hungry, and I am not throwing away my shot.”

-Hamilton, “My Shot”

“I’m passionately smashin’ every expectation. Every action’s an act of creation!” - Hamilton, “My Shot”

“There’s a million things I haven’t done. Just you wait, just you wait.” -Hamilton, “Satisfied”

Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has become one of the 60 organizations to join the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium through which it will help develop the legal standards that will be needed to address emerging blockchain technology. The effort will build on CSU’s growing leadership in next generation IT innovation that also includes research and educational initiatives focused on the Internet of Things, cybersecurity and eDiscovery.

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” — Steven Spielberg

“Every wall is a door.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

We tell our students and graduates that “we are your law school for life.” What does that mean?

Professor Carolyn Broering-Jacobs was selected to receive Cleveland State University’s 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Teaching and Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio was selected to receive CSU's 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Research. Sterio and Broering-Jacobs will receive their awards at a University ceremony this fall.

Stephanie Pope MLS ’18 is an advocate for change in Cleveland.  A lifelong resident of Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood, she knows the challenges inner-city communities face firsthand and is heavily involved in civic engagement to find solutions.  She serves as Vice Chair for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, on the executive committee of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party and on the board of several local nonprofits including the Northeast Shores Development Corporation. 

Judge Michelle Paris '84 recently took office as President of the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association. Joining her at the crowded swearing-in ceremony were the Paris-Corsaro-Holecek family that has an impressive legacy at C|M|LAW spanning eight family members.