Cleveland-Marshall graduates hold judgeships in impressive numbers throughout Northeast Ohio and the entire state. C|M|LAW also has a national presence on the bench, including a sitting judge in a location that would not be expected – the northern-most city in the United States.
Linda Klein, President of the American Bar Association (ABA), will deliver the commencement address at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. The ceremony will take place Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Playhouse Square’s historic Ohio Theatre.
Cleveland State University students now have the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and law degrees through an accelerated 3+3 program with the University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs will co-sponsor a TedX Salon Friday, March 31 on The Resurgent City. C|M|LAW Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich and Interim Dean Lee Fisher will be among the Salon's speakers.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is celebrating its 120th Anniversary with plans for a yearlong celebration of its heritage. The 120th Anniversary campaign will include special activities and events to highlight the accomplishments of the law school and its distinguished alumni.
Judge Michael J. Ryan ’96 experienced a childhood more challenging than most could possibly imagine. Ryan overcame the numerous hardships and now uses his story, and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law education, to make a difference as a judge on the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Juvenile Division.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has established a regular fundraising Call Day to take place multiple times each semester and help reconnect alumni, students, staff and faculty with colleagues, classmates and others who care about the C|M|LAW community. At the first Call Day on December 15, three alumni, Kimberly K. Corral ’12, Thomas E. Green ’02 and Keith D. Weiner ’82, joined students, faculty and staff, and showed their commitment to supporting the law school.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law graduate P. Kelly Tompkins ’81 attended law school knowing that his career ambitions would likely progress away from practicing law. His inspiration for attending law school came from a semester he spend interning in Washington D.C. and the wide-array of professionals he met during that experience.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law graduate Ashley Jones ’11 has great passion for her work as a criminal defense attorney. She has always enjoyed the ability to help people in need navigate the justice system, but could never pinpoint exactly what set criminal justice apart from other areas of practice in this regard. That changed recently, when her husband helped illuminate why she is so drawn to criminal defense.
SBA is excited to announce that Barrister's Ball is right around the corner!
What: The best party of the year
(For those of you who haven't attended, it's the biggest social event of the year. This nation-wide law school tradition is always a memorable night and includes a delicious 3-course dinner, an open bar, dancing & our very own DJ Wolfe.)
When: Saturday, April 8th
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Where: The Music Box Supper Club
1148 Main Ave., Cleveland 44113
Tickets: $50 (+ 3.74 fee)
Tickets will be on sale from Monday, March 13th until Friday, March 31st
Look out for an email with a link to buy on Monday
Students, faculty, alumni, and non-CM Law dates are all welcome!
(Dates are certainly not required - we promise this night will be great with or without one.)
Attire: formal, but not black tie (unless you want to)
A suit and tie, a nice dress, or something fancier if you'd like to seize this opportunity to re-live prom, are all great.
Basically, no jeans or sweats.
Sponsored by the Student Bar Association.