The hallmark of an exemplary leader is how that person values effecting positive change for others, not only for themselves. Great leaders make their mark by managing people and organizations with integrity, advocating for justice and speaking up against injustices. Those qualities, and many more of a great leader, are embodied in Equality Ohio Executive Director Alana Jochum ’10, recipient of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s first Leader on the Rise Award.
Students in Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Civil Litigation Clinic (CLC) gain valuable representational skills and learn how to represent people in real cases, win or lose. However it is satisfying to receive positive results in the cases ─ to build the confidence of the students, and especially for the benefit of the clients. That satisfaction has been a regular occurrence in the Civil Litigation Clinic the past few semesters.
Professor Carolyn Broering-Jacobs has been appointed by Dean Lee Fisher to serve as an Associate Dean of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Broering-Jacobs will assume the responsibilities of Co-Associate Dean for Administration for the 2018-19 academic year as the law school’s third Associate Dean.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Trine University in Indiana have agreed to offer students the option of earning bachelor and law degrees in expedient fashion through a joint 3+3 Bachelor’s/Law Accelerated Degree Program.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has appointed Robert Eckman, Chief Information Security Officer at MCPc, Inc., as a Technologist-in-Residence and Executive Director of the school’s Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection.
An esteemed collection of academic and legal experts will discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), including the policy’s origins, its current status, where DACA goes from here from a legal and political perspective and the practical implications for immigrants under DACA.
- Moderator: Milena Sterio, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment
- Nolan Stevens, Director of Legal Services, Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center
- Philip Eichorn, Hammond Law Group LLC, Immigration Practitioner
- Joseph Mead, Assistant Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
- Deirdre Mageean, Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
- Boyd Yarbrough, Vice President of Student Affairs, Cleveland State University
- Harlan Smith, Director, Center for International Services and Programs, Cleveland State University
- Moatasem Al Bitar, CSU Master of Global Interactions '16 and CSU Bachelor of Science '13
Lisa Scott, Scott Global Migration Law Group, an experienced immigration law practitioner, will be available during and after the panel discussion to answer DACA-related questions. C|M|LAW Clinic representatives will also be available to provide additional resources.