News and Special Events

For the Media:  The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association has members practicing in every area of the law. If you are working on a story and need a legal resource, have questions or a request, please contact Rita Klein, Membership, Marketing and PR Director at 216-696-3525 x5000. 

NEWS 2016

01.13.16 - Rock the Foundation to Honor Chris Connor with Inaugural Pogue Award

NEWS 2015

10.16.15 - Halloween Run for Justice Celebrates Year 14 with Cavs Spirit Edition
09.22.15 - Mary Groth Receives High Honor from the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education
08.21.15 - Bar Foundation to Host 69th Annual Public Servants Luncheon
08.19.15 - CMBA Remembers Our Friend, Congressman Louis Stokes
08.19.15 - Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP Provides Sustaining Sponsorship of Stokes Scholars Program
06.05.15 - CMBA Bestows Awards at Annual Meeting
06.01.15 - CMBA Announces New Officers at Annual Meeting
04.28.15 - Renowned Attorney Thomas Mesereau Coming to Cleveland for Law Day
01.23.15 - CMBA Issues Statement Regarding Commercial Docket
01.13.15 - "Rock the Foundation" Moves to Cleveland Museum of Art for 10-Year Anniversary

NEWS 2014

12.19.14 - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Names New Executive Director
12.08.14 - GAL Project Commences CASA Program Planning in Cuyahoga County
11.20.14 - Louis Stokes Scholars Program Wins Outstanding Program Award
10.30.14 - Bar Association’s Women in Law Section Hosts Second Annual Event to Honor Women in the Law
08.29.14 - Bar foundation to Host 68th Annual Public Servants Luncheon
07.21.14 - CMBA Names Co-Interim Directors
06.20.14 - CMBA Announces Move to One Cleveland Center
06.11.14 - CMBA Announces New Officers, Bestows Awards at Annual Meeting
06.05.14 - CMBA Announces Roger S. Aaron Award Recipient
02.20.14 - Rock the Foundation Returns to House of Blues, March 22nd Theme is "Cleveland Rocks"
04.29.14 - CMBA Endorses Issue 7



Many of these opportunities are open to the members and the public. In addition to items listed below, we encourage you to visit our Section and Committee pages for information on their activities.

For information on participating in or sponsoring an event, please contact Rita Klein.  To view a calendar of all activities taking place at the CMBA, click here.

Mock Trial – Cuyahoga District Competition
Mock Trial – Cuyahoga Regional Competition
Rock the Foundation 

Greater Cleveland Bench-Bar Memorial Program
The Northern Ohio Labor & Employment Law Conference

Law Day 
Cleveland High School & Middle School Mock Trial Competitions
Greet the Judges & GCs and Celebration for New Lawyers
The William J. O’Neill Regional Bankruptcy Institute 

Annual Meeting
Golf Outing
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy (06/15-06/26)
Louis Stokes Scholars Program (06/08-07/30)
Minority Clerkship Program (through August)

Past President's Reception (08/19)
Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair (08/21)
Public Servants Luncheon (8/28)

David Webster "Greener Way to Work"  (09/11)
Small & Solo Expo (09/25/15)

Estate Planning Institute
National Pro Bono Celebration (10/25-10/31)
Halloween Run for Justice (10/31/15)

Celebration for New Lawyers
The Real Estate Law Institute 

The Cleveland Tax Institute
The Advanced Workers’ Compensation Medical-Legal Seminar

Additional events each year (as scheduled)
• Sections/committees receptions and events
• CLE seminars, events
• Diversity Networking Conference
• The Environmental Law Symposium
• The Litigation Institute