Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is set to host the organization’s Midwest Regional Convention February 22-25. The Midwest Black Law Students Association (MWBLSA) has a membership of 600 law students from 52 law schools located in 13 Midwestern states. The National Black Law Students Association has over 6,000 members in more than 200 local chapters throughout the country.
Join the SBA for this fun family event. Artist at Heart will demonstrate how to do a painting and those in attendance will each paint the demonstrated picture.
Cleveland-Marshall welcomes special guest Mark Smolik - VP, General Counsel, Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer, DHL/Exel Inc.
Mark joined DHL in 2009. He leads the company’s legal, commercial contracts management, compliance, and economic development teams, which includes responsibility for supporting the company’s Williams Lea TAG operations. Mark also serves as Global Chair of the company’s Supply Chain Legal Services Practice Group.
Schedule of Events:
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.: OCP will sponsor a breakfast for students interested in business law/corporate law in LB 60. Mr. Smolik will speak to students about DHL and their new externship program. Invitation only by the Office of Career Planning.
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. : Presentation to faculty and staff in the Moot Court Room.
Noon - 1:00 p.m. : Lunch with students in the Learning Commons. All students are welcome to attend.
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Louis Stokes Scholars Program, launched in the summer of 2012 by Tucker Ellis LLP Partner and then-CMBA President Carter Strang (C|M|LAW ’84), has become an important resource for Cleveland students looking to pursue a career in the legal profession. The initiative has already had an impact at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and is poised to continue providing future generations of quality students.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law student Brandon Brown has nearly a decade of experience in the legal field, a breadth of experience nearly unheard of for a 22-year old 3L student who will graduate in May.
Join us in the brand new Rawson Learning Commons for a lively discussion on President Trump's executive order on immigration. You will learn the important issues from a legal perspective and can join in the discussion on where immigration policy is heading. Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio will moderate a panel discussion featuring Federal District Court Judge, the Honorable Dan A. Polster, Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Professor Joseph Mead, and immigration attorney Melissa A. Gawelek '13.
Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.
“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton
“The good ideas that underlie most of the great changes in our society…. have roots in the open kind of information commons of the university or the British coffeehouse. … In those environments, ideas are free to connect with each other and build on top of each other…that remixing is really where great ideas happen.” - Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation