Special guest: Brian Frye, University of Kentucky School of Law
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.
Please join us for the annual C|M|Law Black Law Students Association Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 5:30pm-10:30pm, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Tickets can be purchased at:
The theme for this year is "Unity in purpose, Strength in numbers," which represents our commitment to work together as minority law students to achieve the best level of success for our community.
This year we will honor Sanford Watson, Partner at Tucker Ellis LLP. Mr. Watson's dedication to increasing diversity within the legal profession and contributions to our C|M|Law community exemplies what BLSA represents. Our keynote address will be delivered by Valissa Turner Howard, First Assistant Deputy Inspector General and Chief Diversity Officer in the Cuyahoga County Agency of Inspector General. Valissa is also President of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association. In addition, we are also honoring one of our outstanding alumnus, Theophilus Hudson, for his tremendous support of our local chapter.
Presented by C|M|LAW's Center for Health Law and Policy.
- April Cherry, Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
- David Forte, Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
- Donna Harrison, Executive Director, American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologist
- B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve School of Law
- Samara Knox, Director of Counseling Services, Preterm
- Star Parker, Founder and President, Center for Urban Renewal and Education
- Mitchell Reider, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Family Planning Association of Northeast Ohio, Inc.
Preregistration not required
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Mental Health & Wellness Committee will be making a presentation to Cleveland-Marshall students on Monday, March 19 at noon. The topics will include: the impact of mental health and wellness issues on the bar admission process; depression among lawyers; addiction among lawyers; stress and anxiety in the legal profession; and work-life balance for young lawyers.
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 7
6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan at the 9
2017 E. 9th St., Cleveland, OH 44115
Tickets wil be on sale from Tuesday, Feb. 27 until Friday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. Look out for an email with a link to purchase tickets on that Monday. You must purchase you and your date's ticket together. After purchasing your tickets you will be able to select from two food options. Special accommodations will be made for those with dietary restrictions.
Students, faculty, alumni, and non-CMLaw dates are all welcome!
Attire: This event is formal. Our theme for Barrister's is a Masquerade, so if you choose, wear a mask!
Once the ticket sales have ended on March 23 you will have the option of selecting your own table of 10. Email confirmed tables of 10 to Alex Messina at email@example.com by Friday, March 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Questions? Email Alex Messina at firstname.lastname@example.org
A former Harvard Law Review Editor-in-Chief will be presenting to journal members and 1L students regarding leveraging a journal experience after graduation.
Sponsored by the Cleveland State Law Review and Office of Career Planning
Sponsored by Thompson Hine, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
James Robenalt, Thompson Hine
James D. Robenalt is the author of Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerrilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland. The book traces Cleveland’s political climate in 1968, weaving a spellbinding story that examines the origins of violence in a city that became ground zero during the civil rights and black power struggles. The compelling story of urban race relations still resonates in 2018. He previously authored January 1973, The Harding Affair, and Linking Rings.
Robenalt is also partner in Thompson Hine's Business Litigation practice group. He has been named as one of America's Leading Lawyers in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers. Jim has consistently been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and has been selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Walter Beach, Eyewitness to events leading up the 1968 shootout. A former Cleveland Browns player and assistant to Mayor Carl Stokes.
Mutawaf Shaheed, Eyewitness to events leading up the 1968 shootout. Imam and black nationalist poet.
Moderator: Lee Fisher, Dean and Joseph C. Hostetler-BakerHostetler Chair, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Concluding Remarks Roland V. Anglin, Dean and Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs