Greet the Judges CLE: Pitfalls and Pointers From the Bench

Greet the Judges CLE:  Pitfalls and Pointers From the Bench
The view's great from the Bench!

Before you Greet the Judges at 5:00 on May 30, LEARN from the judges at our Pitfalls and Pointers from the Bench CLE.

Here's your chance to pick the brains of our esteemed panel of judges!

With representation from Federal, General Division, Domestic and Juvenile Courts, we have your practice setting covered.  

Why Should You Attend?

  • Hear the latest news on rules, courtesy of our Court Rules Committee
  • Six judges will take the stage to share their thoughts on the following topics - and more!
  • Topics include:
    Court Rules Update
    Summary judgment hearings
    Tips for a successful pre-trial conference
    Case scheduling and keeping the court apprised of case updates
    Issues that should be resolved without the judge – and when to involve the judge
    Motion hearings
    Briefs: what judges don't want to see and how to get to the point quickly


Jarrett J. Northup, Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone Co., L.P.A.
Hon. Leslie A. Celebrezze, Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court
Hon. Cassandra Collier-Williams, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
Hon. Michael P. Shaughnessy, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
Hon. Steven E. Gall, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
Hon. Dan Aaron Polster, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Hon. Linda Tucci Teodosio, Summit County Juvenile Court

Matt Gurbach, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP


1:30 p.m.  Registration
2:00 p.m.  Program
5:00 p.m.  Adjourn to Greet the Judges Reception

CLE Hours:

2.75 hours CLE credit requested


$75 - CMBA Members
$125 - Non-Members
$60 - Government, Non-Profit and New (<1 year) Lawyers
$50 - Affiliate Members/Non-Attorneys (no CLE)

CLE Passport holders - please call to register or download the registration form.

Once you register, use our "add to calendar" feature below to update your calendar!

2019-05-30 14:00:00 2019-05-30 17:00:00 America/Detroit Greet the Judges CLE Registration Begins at 1:30; Program at 2:00 Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 E. 9th Street, Floor 2, Cleveland, OH 44114 CMBA
5/30/2019 2:00 PM - 5/30/2019 5:00 PM
CMBA Conference Center
1375 East Ninth Street
Second Level - One Cleveland Center
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States


Thursday, 30 May 2019

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/30/2019 2:00 PM

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Please mail checks to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, P.O. Box 931873, Cleveland, Ohio 44193, or fax your registration to (216) 696-2129 (all fax reservations must include credit card payment). Cancellations must be received in writing three business days prior to the program. Refunds will be charged a $15 administrative fee. Substitutions or transfers to other programs are permitted with 24 hours written notice. Transfer is to a single program and the funds may be transferred only once.) Personsneeding assistance to attend this program are asked to contact the CMBA at (216) 696-2404 at least one week before the program.