Rock the Foundation

Join us on Valentine's Day for Rock's 10th anniversary 
and show your love for your favorite CMBA community program. 

Rock 10 
 To mark this historic event, Rock 10 - HeART the Foundation has been moved to a new, premier venue - the majestic atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art - and will feature live music, world-class cuisine, and a special presentation in honor of one of Cleveland's best examples of Lawyers Giving Back:  Richard W. Pogue. 

VIP Pre-Party Reception 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Includes Red Carpet welcome, live jazz music from Transportation Boulevard, hors d'oeuvres, open premium bar, select Gallery admission and the chance to mingle with our Honoree, Sponsors, and Foundation Fellows 
The Main Event: 7:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Includes Red Carpet welcome, live dance music from Heart & Soul, fabulous food stations, open premium bar, presentation of the award to Dick Pogue, Green Screen photography, a special hands-on art project, 50/50 Raffle 
Special Late Night Admission: 9:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Includes dessert buffet, open premium bar, live dance music and other activities through the end of the event -  a limited number of these tickets are available and are offered to members of the CMBA Young Lawyers Section.  
Complimentary valet and garage self-parking provided. 

All proceeds will support the many Bar Foundation-funded programs and initiatives that serve the Cleveland metropolitan community.  
Reach Out logo  3Rs Logo   
Minority Clerkship
Mock Trial
Stokes Scholars Program   


Sponsorship opportunities are now available!


Thank you to our Rock 10 Sponsors!

Signature Sponsor:
FirstMerit Private Bank

Platinum Sponsor
Jones Day
Thompson Hine LLP

Gold Sponsors
BakerHostetler LLP
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Veritext Legal Solutions 

Silver Sponsors
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Litigation Management, Inc.
Mansour Gavin LPA
Medical Mutual of Ohio 
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Reminger Co., L.P.A.
RPM International Inc.
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Swagelok Company
Third Federal Foundation
Tucker Ellis LLP

Green Screen Sponsor
Special Counsel

Bronze Sponsors
Ancora Advisors
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Diebold, Inc.
First National Bank
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Walter | Haverfield LLP

Contributing Sponsors
Bernstein Global Wealth Management 
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Buckley King
Case Western Reserve University,School of Law
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
The Cleveland Foundation
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Hattie Larlham
Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
Mishkind Law Firm Co., L.P.A.
Oswald Companies
Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA
Spangenberg, Shibley & Liber LLP
The University of Akron School of Law

Printing Sponsor
Avalon Document Services

In Kind Sponsor
Selective Sound Entertainment

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 event a smashing sucess.  We welcomed more than 400 people to the House of Blues and had a rocking good time with great music by Shout, dancing, fabulous food, open bar, raffles and a wine pull. 

Click the image for photos from our 2014 event. 
  Rock 9 





Transportation Boulevard

Heart & Soul 


Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106


 During the event, the CMBF will also honor  Richard W. Pogue for his lifetime of service  to the Cleveland community.




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Rock the Foundation raises critical financial support for the many innovative and wide-ranging programs funded by the Bar Foundation.  The event has generated more than $876,331 to fund programs like The 3Rs, Mock Trial, Cleveland Homeless Legal Assistance and more.