Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Moot Court competitors Melissa Bilancini, Ben Fuchs, and Alanna Guy won the 2017 Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition at Albany Law School. The C|M|LAW trio bested 22 teams from across the country for the top prize and were also awarded Best Brief.
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.
“When recruiting lawyers, I look for people who bring an entrepreneurial approach to the practice of law….” – Mark Smolik ‘87
This past week, Mark Smolik '87, one of our most distinguished alumni, spoke at C|M|Law. Mark is the Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer for
Students: If you are considering applying for a fellowship, you are strongly encouraged to join Dean Fisher and the Office of Career Planning on Wednesday, March 22 for a conversation with Terry Gilbert CM'73, creator of the Terry and Robin Gilbert Social Justice Fellowship, and previous Gilbert Fellowship recipients. Hear about why these fellowships are important and how they provide more than just monetary value to their recipients. The conversation will begin at 5:00 pm in Room LB60. Light reception to follow discussion.
Space is limited, so please reserve your seat by emailing email@example.com.
For the second consecutive year, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) was the major winner at the association’s Midwest Regional Convention. The C|M|LAW chapter was again named Midwest Regional Chapter of the Year and won the Midwest Regional Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.
This meeting will be an informational session about IP in Cleveland. Ari Sherwin, President of the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA), will give a brief talk about IP, CIPLA, and the upcoming concert and discussion with The Slants about their court battle over the trademark of their band's name with the Federal government.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law student Marcus Noel won Cleveland State University’s StartupVikes Business Competition, with the development of a new attorney search app.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has appointed Steven W. Percy '76, former chairman and CEO of BP America Inc., as the school’s first Leader-in-Residence. The newly established Leader-in-Residence program is designed to closely connect students, staff and faculty with key community leaders who offer a breadth of knowledge in their field of expertise. Leaders-in-Residence will serve on a volunteer basis and work with faculty and staff to design a semester or year-long program customized to each leader’s expertise and the needs of students.
Assistant Director of Academic Support and Adjunct Professor Nicholas De Santis ’05 passionately ensures every Cleveland-Marshall College of Law student is given the resources and opportunity to succeed. His desire stems from personal experience, having relied on C|M|LAW’s Academic Support and Legal Career Opportunities Program (LCOP) during his time in law school to overcome learning obstacles and thrive as a student, and ultimately, in legal practice.