Wellness Series

Have you heard about mindfulness and wondered what the buzz is about? Are you looking for ways to help manage your busy life and practice? Come to the CMBA for Intro to Wellness sessions:

September 13 at 5 p.m.
September 20 at noon.

These programs -- all of which will be offered for free and conducted in less than 60 minutes -- will arm our members with practical information and tools that you can use to lower stress, enhance your practice, and generally improve your satisfaction with your career.

We build on the Intro to Wellness with our Wellness Wednesday sessions starting on September 27 and the De-Stress Fest on November 17.

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Retirement Celebration for Hon. Ronald B. Adrine

On behalf of the Cleveland Municipal Court and the Government Attorney Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, we invite you to attend the retirement celebration for our friend and colleague, the Honorable Ronald B. Adrine, on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse (1 W. Lakeside Ave., Cleveland 44113). 

As Judge Adrine’s “Recess” begins, we hope you will be able to join us as we commemorate Judge Adrine’s many, many contributions within our legal community, greater Cleveland and beyond.

Additional details regarding the celebration as well as ticket information may be found online. Any questions may be directed to Special Events Coordinator, Sarah Charlton. Sarah may be reached at (216) 539-5974 or scharlton@clemetrobar.org


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Hot Talks Series

Our next lunch-time conversation will be October 10 at noon. Save the date! More details coming soon.

Our September event was a lively discussion with 4 local law school deans titled "Making the Deans' List: Law School Leaders on the Value of a Legal Education Today."

This talk, moderated by Darrell A. Clay welcomed deans from three area law schools:  

  • Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters, Akron School of Law
  • Lee Fisher, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf, co-deans, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

After brief, introductory remarks, the conversation was open to all for an interactive question and answer period.

Visit CleMetroBar.org/HotTalks to learn more about our series, reserve a lunch and more. Hot Talks are co-presented by The Press Club of Cleveland.

Announcing the Inaugural CMBA Leadership Academy Class

An esteemed panel of past and present CMBA presidents, trustees and bar leaders selected 34 attorneys to participate in the inaugural class of the CMBA Leadership Academy. This 10-month program will provide leadership and professional development programming for two different groups of attorneys: Emerging Leaders (minimum 5 years legal experience) and Established Leaders (minimum 15 years legal experience). Monthly sessions for the Leadership Academy will kick off in September and conclude in June 2018.

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