Health Care Law

About the Health Care Law Section

The Health Law Section provides opportunities for health lawyers in Northeast Ohio to interact with their colleagues and stay up-to-date on local and national health law issues. Our membership includes broad representation from the health law field, including private practitioners from large and small firms, in-house health system counsel, and government attorneys. 

Section Activities

Bar Journal

Section members provide articles for the March issue of the CMBA Bar Journal.

CLE Programs

We are a proud co-sponsor of the annual Medical/Legal Summit, held each spring with the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio.

We host the Health Care Law Institute, a day of CLE programming, leading in to the Summit.

Quarterly Meetings

In response to the needs of our members, we now offer our quarterly meetings at rotating times - lunch or happy hour.  We look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming events!

Health Care Law Section Scholarship Fund

Through the Bar Foundation, our members and partnering organizations support the Section's Scholarship Fund, providing annual scholarships to law students interested in a career in Health Care Law.  

Online contributions are now available - click here for more information.  Thank you to our contributors their generous support!


Mike Van Buren
Brad Reed

Chair Vice-Chair

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
 Frantz Ward LLP

Executive Committee

Blair Barnhart-Hinkle
  Russell Horn
  Cliff Mull
  David Schweighoefer
Peggy Beat
  Shannon F. Jerse
Bradley D. Reed
  Michael VanBuren
Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak
  Nick Kopcho
  Nathan D. Sargent
  Vicky Vance
Amanda Gatti
  Laura McBride
  Kelly J. Skeat
  J. Ryan Williams
Kathryn E. Hickner

Did you know you can see your fellow section members through your account access?  Simply sign in and head to the "Current Participation" tab and click on your section. You'll then have access to fellow section members' public profiles.