2020-2021 CMBA Officers

Joseph N. Gross
President
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
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Rosalina M. Fini
President-Elect
The Cleveland Metroparks

 

Adrian D. Thompson
Vice President
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Tami M. Bolder
Treasurer
CBIZ, Inc.
Public Representative

 

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

 

 


2020-2021 CMBA Board Directors


Awatef Assad
Cuyahoga County Department of Law

 

Matthew D. Besser
Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC 

 

Jeffrey A. Brauer
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP


Mark A. Cicero
Cicero Law Firm, LLC
Young Lawyers Section Chair

 

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

 

Laura W. Creed
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

Rose Marie L. Fiore
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart, P.C.

 

Lee Fisher
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Law School Dean

 

Ian N. Friedman
Friedman & Nemecek LLC, Immediate Past President

Thomas G. Haren
Frantz Ward LLP

 

Bruce M. Hennes
Hennes Communications
Public Representative

 

Jennifer M. Himmelein
Brouse McDowell LPA

Magistrate Anne Walton Keller
Shaker Heights Municipal Court

 

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


 

Dennis Medica
Medica LLC


Jay Milano
Milano Attorneys & Counselors At Law


 

John R, Mitchell
Thompson Hine LLP

 

Kathleen A. Nitschke
Giffen & Kaminski LLC


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


 

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


 

 Khalida A. Sims
Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office


 John P. Slagter
Tucker Ellis LLP

 

Allison N. Smith
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

 

Carter E. Strang
Tucker Ellis LLP
CMBF President

David A. Valent
The Cleveland Clinic



 



 


 


           

For Board inquires, please contact Melanie Farrell, Director of Board and Leadership Development, 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