About the Litigation Section

The Litigation Section strives to promote collegiality, continuing legal education, professionalism, publishing opportunities and public service to its 450+ members.

Section Activities

Bar Journal

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

CLE Programs

We sponsor our annual half-day Litigation Institute, as well as the regular 1.0 hour CLEs.  


Our meetings, with one hour of CLE credit, are held periodically throughout the year.

We value your input - please send topic and speaker suggestions to our staff liaisons.

Pro Bono and Community Service

Our Section provides annual scholarships to minority 2-L law students from both Case Western and C|M Law. 

We also support the CMBA's Mock Trial program by providing judges and advisers for local high school teams.

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.





Daniel L. Messeloff   Christopher D. Caspary  
Chair    Vice Chair  
Tucker Ellis LLP   Zashin & Rich  

2017-18 Council Members:

For more information on joining the Section's Council, please contact Samantha Pringle at 216-696-3525 or click here to email.

Raj Adlakha
Jeff Brauer
Chris Caspary
Marianne Dergham
Manju Gupta
Dennis Medica
Dan Messeloff
Scott Perlmuter
Adam Smith
Greg Thompson
Dustin Rawlin
Amanda Roe
Aaron Williams