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The Cleveland-Marshall Entertainment and Sports Law Association hosted several industry leaders at its annual symposium, Friday, April 11.  Cosponsored by the Sports Lawyers Association and the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, a variety of topics in the sports and entertainment industries were covered during the all-day event.

Students in the Civil Litigation Clinic  have recorded more impressive work this semester. Highlights include:

  • Daniel Baron (3L) and Caitlin Monter (3L), representing defendant in a housing-project monetary dispute, filed a Summary Judgment Motion with the Cleveland Municipal Court. Following the submission the plaintiff withdrew its complaint.

Cleveland-Marshall alumnus to address graduates during May 17th ceremony

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald '93 will deliver the commencement address at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2014.  The ceremony will take place Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Cleveland State University Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law ranked 115th in the 2015 US News & World Report law school rankings that were released today, up four places from last year’s ranking. Over the last two years, Cleveland-Marshall has risen an impressive 20 points in the rankings even as law schools across the country face unprecedented challenges.

Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will recognize two of its outstanding alumni at the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association’s Annual Recognition Luncheon, to take place at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Grand Ballroom Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. The CMLAA will recognize The Honorable Terrence O'Donnell of the Ohio Supreme Court ’71 and Terry H. Gilbert ’73 as its Alumni of the Year.

Terry Gilbert '73  will be recognized as one of the CMLAA's Alumni of the Year at the association's annual luncheon on  May 22.  For more information on the luncheon, click here.

Terry Gilbert ’73 needs no reminders of his time at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  Gilbert has to look no further than his partner Gordon Friedman, who he met while Friedman was a professor at the law school in the early ’70s.  Even without that connection, Gilbert credits his time at Cleveland-Marshall as a transformative period that became the foundation for his life as a civil rights and criminal defense lawyer.  He recalls the importance of a class boycott that helped shape his future. 

The Honorable Terrence O’Donnell ’71 will be recognized as one of the CMLAA's Alumni of the Year at the association's annual luncheon on  May 22.  For more information on the luncheon, click here.

The Honorable Terrence O’Donnell ’71 was given the tools to succeed during his time at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He and his fellow classmates even received a tip beyond the scope of law that proved to be extremely valuable in retrospect.

GLSELA Co-Director and Cleveland-Marshall Executive-in-Residence Peter Carfagna shares his thoughts on the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) decision that football players at Northwestern University were employees of the school, and have the right to unionize.