When our alumnus, the notable civil rights attorney and CNN Legal Analyst, Avery Friedman, told the incoming 2013 JD class, “Welcome to the family,” he was referring to the great, often hard-to-express value that has defined Cleveland-Marshall as the foundation and heart of a vast and impressive legal community.
Whether you are applying as a first year J.D ., transfer , MLS , LL.M.  or for the healthcare compliance certificate , know that you are taking the first step to enter an institution whose reputation, influence and esteem reaches far beyond our walls. By choosing to learn law at Cleveland-Marshall, you can become part of a global community of practitioners, leaders, and scholars who also learned law in our exceptional environment of mutual respect, academic excellence, and service.
Welcome to the family.