Greet the Judges and GCs

Greet 2015 

The "Greet the Judges and GCs" annual reception is part of the CMBA's continuing effort to bring together the outstanding individuals that make Northeast Ohio a world-class center of professional excellence. The event is open to members and the CMBA's invited guests. It is supported and attended by honored members of the judiciary from our federal, state and local courts, as well as general and other in-house counsel from the from diverse institutions and settings.

The reception also welcomes and celebrates the newest Ohio attorneys who are sworn in by the Supreme Court in May.

 We hope you will take the opportunity to stop by on May 21 to celebrate our outstanding legal community, including the newest attorneys sworn in, with an evening of appetizers and drinks.

The CMBA is again partnering with Northeast Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel to present a one-hour CLE preceding the reception. More details below.


Join the CMBA, in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel, for a special CLE presentation held prior to the annual Greet the Judges and GCs reception. 

The Dual Role of General Counsel and Compliance Officer:  Views from the Boardroom and Bench 

Our panel is comprised of:

  • Moderator: Richik Sarkar
  • Raymond Krncevic, Associate General Counsel, University Hospitals Health System, Inc.
  • Judge Benita Y. Pearson, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Judge Stuart Friedman, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
  • Judge Brian Corrigan, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

Free to CMBA and Northeast Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel members. Space is limited. For details and to register, click here or contact the CMBA at 216-696-3525. 


If you are interested in being a sponsor, see the links at right for more information.

In order to provide this free event to our members, we rely on the generous support of sponsors. Several sponsorship packages are available in order to satisfy different organizations’ budgets and interests. For your convenience, sponsorship form with details of each level are available for download. Sponsors will have the option to be on-site as well to network with members.

Join Us

May 21, 2015
5-7 p.m.
CMBA Offices
1375 East Ninth St. Second Level
Inside One Cleveland Center

CLE to begin at 4 p.m.  

Registration Required
(Space is Limited)

Free to CMBA Members
(and Invited Guests of the CMBA)

Online registration is now closed.
Register by phone at 216-696-3525.

Registration for the reception does not grant access to the CLE, so when you register, indicate if you are attending the CLE, the reception or both. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Leverage your brand at this members-only event. 

Opportunities are available for service providers/vendors as well as firms and individuals

For more information, contact Tressa Trodden at the CMBA.


Thank you to our 2015 sponsors

Avalon Document Services     

Sound Com 

Bruce G. Hearey 


Applied Business Strategy LLC

BLACK LETTER\discovery

Case Western Reserve University School of Law 

Corporate Immigration Law Offices of Brian J. Halliday

Gallagher Sharp 

Major Legal Services, LLC

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC 

Northeast Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel 

Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA

Vestige Digital Investigations

Walter | Haverfield LLP

Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A. 

Darrell Clay

Anne Owings Ford

Bruce Hennes

Ashley Jones, Esq.

Rick Manoloff