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A CMLaw Legacy is an alumnus, alumna or current student whose parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle or spouse/life partner also received a degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
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The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to Know Now
This 3.0 Credit Hour CLE organized by Charles Adler, Schnieder Smeltz Spieth Bell, and Kevin Butler, Law Director of the Cities of Brooklyn and Lakewood, aims to help attendees understand the changes in federal tax law as a result of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).
Deborah A. Geier | Professor, C|M|LAW
Jeffrey D. Neuman, CPA, JD | President, Barnes Wendling CPAs
John T. Plecnic | Associate Professor, C|M|LAW
Milena Sterio | Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment, C|M|LAW
Scott Swartz, J.D., LL.M., AEP | Attorney at Law, Wellspring Advisors
Maryann Thomas | Associate, Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell
The Cleveland Foundation board of directors announced a $1.75 million grant to Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University to help the two institutions launch IoT Collaborative (IOTC) – a concerted effort focused on the Internet of Things.
“The soft skills are the hard skills.” -Professor Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School
“21st century education revolves around the “4Cs” (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity).” -Ken Kay, CEO,EdLeader21
“Talent alone gets you nowhere. You really have to have the grit, and you gotta have a love for people.” - Zac Brown
Ian Friedman '97 was elected to a one-year presidency of The American Board of Criminal Lawyers, effective Jan. 1. Friedman, a criminal defense attorney at Friedman & Nemecek in Cleveland and adjunct professor in computers and criminal law at C|M|LAW, is the third Ohio fellow to be elected president of the organization. The 40-year-old invitation-only organization aims to encourage fellows to pursue fundamental freedoms for those accused of criminal conduct.
Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has partnered with Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a pioneer in legal technology, to create a new legal technology lab and training program. The program offers C|M|LAW students, graduates and local contract attorneys the opportunity to gain valuable real-life experience while providing cost-effective legal services to TCDI’s corporate and law firm clients.
Five Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students had the opportunity to work on criminal justice reform in the local community firsthand this Fall as participants in Dean Lee Fisher's pop-up practicum on Cleveland Police Reform.
Crowds, cameras, media coverage – while these are common place in television dramas, they are rare in everyday legal practice for most seasoned attorneys, let alone first-year lawyers.