CMBA 12th Annual Meeting

Our 12th Annual Meeting of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is quickly approaching on Friday, June 7th at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center.

Current CMBA President, Marlon A. Primes of the U.S. Attorney's Office will pass the Presidential gavel onto CMBA President-Elect, Ian N. Friedman of Friedman & Nemecek. We will also welcome our new classes of Bar Association and Bar Foundation officers and directors, including Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation President, Patrick J. Krebs of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister.

Special tribute was will also be made to several CMBA members who achieved legend status, including the 2019: 

  • Class of CMBA members who have reached 50 and 65-years of practicing law;
  • Recipients of the Honorable William K. Thomas Professionalism Award;
  • Recipient of the Justice For All Volunteer of the Year Award; and
  • Recipient of the President's Award.

Check out a photo montage from 2018 below and view images on our 
Facebook Page!


Thank You 2018 Annual Meeting Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

  • All Covered, Inc.
  • Toshiba Business Solutions

Gold Sponsors

  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Maloney + Novotny LLC
  • Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Walter | Haverfield LLP

Silver Sponsors

  • BakerHostetler LLP
  • Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs LLC
  • Buckley King LPA
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
  • Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co., LPA
  • Frantz Ward LLP 
  • Gallagher Sharp
  • Hennes Communications
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Reminger Co., LPA
  • Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • TCDI
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Tucker Ellis LLP
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Table Sponsors‚Äč

  • Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP 
  • Brouse McDowell
  • The Cleveland Metroparks
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio
  • Friedman & Nemecek, LLC
  • Giffen & Kaminski, LLC 
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Kaufman & Company, LLC 
  • KeyBank
  • Koehler Fitzgerald LLC
  • McDonald Hopkins LLC
  • Momentuum Tutoring
  • Norman S. Minor Bar Association
  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
  • Raslan Pla and Company, LLC
  • Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP
  • Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan LPA
  • Veritext Legal Solutions

In-Kind Printing Sponsor

  • Avalon Document Services
  • Source3Media