2019-2020 CMBA Officers

Ian N. Friedman
President
Friedman & Nemecek LLC
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Joseph N. Gross
President-Elect
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

 

Rosalina M. Fini
Vice President
The Cleveland Metroparks

Ann M. Caresani
Treasurer
BakerHostetler LLP

 

 

Valissa Turner Howard
Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion
Cuyahoga County Agency of Inspector General

 

Rebecca Ruppert McMahon
Secretary & Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

 

 

2019-2020 CMBA Board Directors


Awatef Assad
Cuyahoga County Department of Law

 

Matthew D. Besser
Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC 

 

Tami M. Bolder
CBIZ, Inc.
Public Representative

Jeffrey A. Brauer
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

 

 

Colleen M. Cotter
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Legal Aid Representative

 

Laura W. Creed
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

Kevin P. Donoughe
Fifth Third Bankcorp
Young Lawyers Representative

 

Lee Fisher
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Law School Dean

 

Matthew D. Gurbach
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Thomas G. Haren
Frantz Ward LLP

 

Bruce M. Hennes
Hennes Communications
Public Representative

 

Jennifer M. Himmelein
Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co., LPA

Magistrate Anne Walton Keller
Shaker Heights Municipal Court

 

Gabrielle T. Kelly
Brouse McDowell

 

Kira S. Kittoe-Krivosh
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office

Patrick J. Krebs
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP
CMBF President

 

Dennis Medica
Medica LLC

 

Jay Milano
Milano Attorneys & Counselors At Law

Kathleen A. Nitschke
Giffen & Kaminski LLC

 

Sarah McFarlane Polly
Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
Law School Representative

 

Marlon A. Primes
U.S. Attorney's Office
Immediate Past President

Hon. John J. Russo
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

 

Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
Law School Dean

 

 

Beth Ann Schenz
Huntington National Bank

 

Neal E. Shapero
Shapero & Roloff Co., LPA


 

Khalida A. Sims
Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office


 

John P. Slagter
Tucker Ellis LLP

 


 

           

For Board inquires, please contact Melanie Farrell, Director of Board Relations, at mfarrell@clemetrobar.org or (216) 539-3711.


Dennis Medica
Medica LLC
Dennis Medica
Medica LLC
Dennis Medica
Medica LLC
Marlon A. Primes
U.S. Attorney's Office
Immediate Past President
Marlon A. Primes
U.S. Attorney's Office
Immediate Past President