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Affinity Bar Summit

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Date Published

April 15, 2021


Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


General , Leadership


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3.0 Hours of CLE

Program Moderator:
Ronald V. Johnson, Jr., Past President, Norman S. Minor Bar Association

Identifying and Recruiting Future Affinity Bar Leaders
Ret. Judge Ronald Adrine, Cleveland Municipal Court
Brandilyn Cook, Vice President, Ohio Hispanic Bar Association

Affinity Bar Leader Best Practices
Neil Bhagat, President, Asian American Bar Association
Heather Zirke, General Counsel, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Self-Care for the Affinity Bar Leaders (Fireside Chat)
Marlon Primes, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Ohio; Past President, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
CK Hoffler, President, National Bar Association 

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Ronald V. Johnson, Jr.
Past President - Norman S. Minor Bar Association

Mr. Johnson maintained a full-time job at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he last served as one of three... Read More

Ret. Judge Ronald Adrine
Cleveland Municipal Court

Judge Ronald B. Adrine was born on April 21, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio to Russell T. and Ethel Adrine. Adrine graduated from... Read More

Brandilyn Cook
Vice President - Ohio Hispanic Bar Association

Brandilyn Cook was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University where she... Read More

Neil Bhagat
President - Asian American Bar Association

Neil Bhagat is Senior Counsel in the Corporate Law Department at Progressive. As a member of Progressive’s Employment... Read More

Heather Zirke
General Counsel - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

HEATHER ZIRKE is General Counsel for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. During her 14 years with the CMBA, Heather... Read More

Marlon Primes
Assistant U.S. Attorney - Northern District of Ohio

Marlon A. Primes has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio for the past twenty-seven years.... Read More

CK Hoffler
President - National Bar Association

Tricia “CK” Hoffler is the CEO of The CK Hoffler Firm, an Atlanta-based law firm that specializes in representing plaintiffs... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
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