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CMBA Fourth Annual Meeting

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 2011 Annual Meeting was held Friday, June 10 at the Marriott at Key Center. This year's event was sold out and hosted more than 450 guests.

Highlights of the luncheon included the welcome of our new presiding and administrative judges, installation of officers and trustees for 2011-2012, the recognition of this year's 50-year members and 65-year-plus honorees, and presentation of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's annual awards, and musical performances by a choir and band made of CMBA members.

Below are 5 video segments from the Annual Meeting. Videos include the inaugural speech of the 2011-12 CMBA President Barbara K. Roman of Meyers Roman Friedberg & Lewis, farewell speech of the 2010-11 CMBA President Michael N. Ungar of Ulmer & Berne, award presentations and more. See the descriptions of each video below.

*Video was divided into shorter segments to accomodate the time restraints for YouTube videos.  You also can view the whole Annual Meeting as a YouTube playlist by clicking here and it will automatically go from one part to the next. Videos provided by Cady Reporting Services, Inc.

Part 1 of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 4th Annual Meeting

Choir performance, invocation, head table introductions, tribute to honorary members and outgoing trustees, annual award presentations, farewell speech of outgoing CMBA president Michael N. Ungar, oaths for incoming officers and trustees; introduction of the I am a Cleveland Lawyer video.

Part 2 of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 4th Annual Meeting

Video debut of the "I am a Cleveland Lawyer" theme.
Video includes the song "Somewhere over the rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo Ole'

 

Part 3 of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 4th Annual Meeting

Cleveland Lawyer testimonials, remarks by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor

Part 4 of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 4th Annual Meeting

Barbara K. Roman delivers her inaugural speech

Part 5 of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 4th Annual Meeting

Final closing performance by CMBA Choir; closing remarks by Executive Director David Watson.