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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Dean Lee Fisher and C|M|LAW alumnus Terry Gilbert ’73 received awards at the National Civil Rights Summit, a consortium of civic, religious and professional organizations recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

CMLAA Alumni of the Year recipient Judge Benita Y. Pearson ’95 knew she would seek a judgeship even before attending law school. A graduate of Georgetown University, she worked at BP in accounting for seven years before enrolling in law school in her hometown.

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

We are a law school that ensures that our students are practice-ready. Our excellent Civil Litigation, Transactional, and Community Advocacy Clinics connect our students with the practice of law in creative ways that allow us to use the city and the courts as our classroom.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” - Declaration of Independence

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." -Maya Angelou

Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar will deliver the commencement address at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2018. The ceremony will take place Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace Theatre.

CMLAA Alumni of the Year recipient Matthew Crawford possesses critical skills for successful leadership. He is a consensus builder who encourages opinions from a variety of perspectives in decision-making.

After a representation spanning more than two years, Cleveland-Marshall Civil Litigation Clinic students were successful in securing unemployment benefits for client Lemmie Smoot by obtaining a reversal of a benefit denial from the Eighth District Court of Appeals. The representation spanned multiple classes of Clinic students with more than a dozen working on the case in various capacities.

“Choices are the hinges of destiny.” – Edwin Markham

I want to share my email to those very talented individuals who have been admitted to the Fall 2018 Class of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (“C|M|LAW”).