Paul Smith, Tucker Ellis attorney, C|M Law grad, and former corporate recruiter, will share his experience and insights into interviewing success by sharing the secrets of what employers really want to know when they ask questions like "Why did you choose Cleveland-Marshall?" or "Why do you want to work here?" Bring your questions, as there will be time for Q & A. Light refreshments will be served.
Global Business Law Review Symposium - A Look at International Human Rights and Labor Law’s Influence on Multinationals’ Corporate Responsibilities
Barabara J. Fick:
Barbara J. Fick currently teaches at Notre Dame Law School and has worked with the American Center for International Labor Solidarity since 1995, advising and teaching trade union leaders in Central and Eastern Europe on issues relating to protecting worker rights and ensuring domestic compliance with international labor standards. Fick’s teaching and scholarship concentrate on various aspects of labor law such as employment discrimination, individual rights in the workplace, and international and comparative labor law.
Fick earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976. A member of the Wisconsin Bar, Professor Fick has worked as an associate at the Milwaukee firm of Foley & Lardner and as a field attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Philadelphia. While at the NLRB, she also lectured in law at St. Joseph’s University.
Donald C. Dowling:
Donald C. Dowling is a Partner at the firm of White & Chase in New York City. Dowling concentrates his practice on outbound international employment law (cross-border human resources law issues for multinational employers). Dowling's practice is one of two in the US ranked in the top tier in the only competitive ranking category of international labor/employment lawyers by PLC Which Lawyer?,, and Dowling is ranked by Chambers USA as one of the top 36 Labor & Employment lawyers in New York. He is also ranked by Legal 500, ABA Who's Who, ABA/IBA Who's Who and others as a top New York-based Employment lawyer.
Dowling has published dozens of scholarly articles and book chapters on various aspects of international employment law, including the international law journals of Cornell and Northwestern law schools. He has spoken around the world in English and Spanish on international law topics, including presenting a paper at Rhodes House, Oxford. He serves on the editorial boards of publications including: PLC Labor & Employment; ABA/Bloomberg BNA International Labor & Employment Laws (treatise); Thomson/West International HR Journal, and EuroWatch. As an adjunct professor, Dowling teaches law school classes in International Employment Law and European Union Law.
Marley Weiss is a professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Previously, Weiss worked as a visiting professor at the Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Law, in Budapest, Hungary, and returned there as a Visiting Fulbright Lecturer. Weiss served as chairperson of the National Advisory Committee to the U.S. National Administrative Office for the NAFTA Labor Side Agreement and as secretary of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law. Weiss earned her J.D. from Harvard University, and specializes in all facets of labor and employment law, including comparative and international aspects of the field. Her work has been published on a wide range of related topics.
BLSA & CLS - Stand Your Ground Laws: A Legal Forum on the Trayvon Martin Verdict
Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Prof. of Criminal Law & Procedure
Ian Friedman, Defense Attorney and C|M Law Alum
Lance T. Mason, Common Pleas Court Judge & former State Senator
This event is Free and Open to the community.
You are invited to an informational meeting with the Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition of Cuyahoga Count on Wednesday, October 16 from noon to 1 pm in the Moot Court Room. Learn how you can become an IRS-Certified Volunteer Tax Preparer and help prepare and file taxes for low-income workers. No experience is necessary. Pizza and soda will be served.
For information contact, Pamela Daiker-Middaugh - 687-6878
Immigration Practice and Immigration Reform - Jaclyn Celebreze, attorney with Rosner Ortman & Moss Partners, LLC, will be speaking about her practice as an immigration attorney and will discuss immigration reform legislation. This will be an interactive discussion. (co-sponsored with ILSA & HLSA)
President Berkman's Convocation
Wonderful Wednesday program - Child Support Pro Bono Initiative
For information contact Prof. Pam Daiker-Middaugh - 687-6878
Law Alumni Association Mentor meeting
Dean Boise's meeting with law student organization leaders.
Registrants are encouraged to suggest particular features of the database system they would like to be discussed in the Seminar.
Research Certificate Seminar, presented by the vendor rep and the Law Library, for C|M|LAW students.
To register, C|M|LAW students should contact Laura Ray, Instructional Services Librarian, 216-687-6880, .
You earn 25 points for attending a Seminar. When you earn 100 points, you are awarded a Law Library Research Certificate. Seminar points carry over semester to semester until you graduate.