Just days after celebrating their graduation, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s newest alumni return to the classroom and engage in intensive study designed to enhance their ability to pass the upcoming bar examination. Fortunately, recent graduates have already been exposed to years of groundwork readying them for the final weeks of preparation as part of a comprehensive focus on ensuring students are as prepared as possible when they take the bar exam.
“Regardless of the path we choose, it is important for us to give back. We are agents of change and we must ‘Defend the Land’ for everyone.”
2017 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law graduate Elissa Schooler delivered that message, reshaping the Cleveland Cavaliers playoff slogan to one that focuses on the greater Cleveland community and its underserved citizens, while addressing her fellow classmates at C|M|LAW’s commencement ceremony.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 2017 graduate Brittany Lowe is an academic superstar. The first in her family to graduate college, Lowe takes great pride in her academic achievements and graduates from C|M|LAW as class valedictorian.
C|M|LAW student Lukas Padegimas presented his law review note, How New York Investors Financed the Looting of Syria, Ukraine, and Iraq: The Need to Increase Civil Liabilities for "Current Possessors" of Stolen Antiquities in the 21st Century, at the 2017 Global Legal Skills Conference at the Facultad Libre Derecho de Moneterrey Mexico in March. Padegimas blogged about his experiences during the trip.
Chris Harrington '12, his dad, and several close friends watched the waning moments of the most improbable NBA Finals in League history from his downtown Cleveland apartment. With two minutes left to play in Game 7 and the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors tied at 89, Harrington, a self-professed diehard Cleveland sports fan, was anxious. The Cavs weren’t just his hometown team anymore. He had recently joined the organization as in-house counsel, a dream job helped made possible by a C|M|LAW professor and mentor who saw great potential in him at the Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy.
The Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association will hold it's Annual Meeting with Installation of Officers and Board of Trustees. Reception to follow in the Atrium.
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association presents a 1-hour FREE CLE, which is open to everyone.
In February 2017, Steven Percy '79, former chairman and CEO of BP America Inc., became Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s first Leader-in-Residence. The newly established Leader-in-Residence volunteer 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.