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Ann-Marie Ahern
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman
Co., LPA
Foundation Trustee


Michael E. Brittain
Partner, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Past President, CMBA


Edward H. Blakemore
Senior Counsel, Eaton Corp.
Past Trustee, CMBA and Past Chair of the Certified Grievance Committee


Deborah W. Yue
Partner, Gallagher Sharp
Foundation Trustee
Past Trustee, CMBA


Bruce G. Hearey
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak &
Stewart, P.C.
Past Trustee, Foundation
Vice President CMBA

  Diane E. Citrino
Partner, Thacker Martinsek, LPA
Past Trustee, CMBA
Bruce Hennes
Hennes Paynter Communications
CMBA Trustee and Affiliate Member
  Anne Owings Ford
Of Counsel, McDonald Hopkins LLC
CMBA Trustee
  Chaundra Monday
Squire Sanders (US) LLP
Past CMBA Litigation Section Chair
Ginger F. Mlakar
The Cleveland Foundation
CMBF Vice President

David A. Kutik
Partner, Jones Day
Past President, Cleveland Bar Assoc.


Jonathan B. Leiken
Partner, Jones Day
CMBA President-Elect

Chris Meyer
Partner, Squire Sanders (US) LLP
CMBA Treasurer
  Mary K. Whitmer
Partner, Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL
Past President, CMBA
  Judge John J. Russo
Cuy. Co. Court of Common Pleas
CMBA Trustee
Carter E. Strang
Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP
CMBA President

P. Kelly Tompkins
Exec. VP - Legal, Government Affairs
and Sustainability & Chief Legal Officer, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Past President, Cleveland Bar Assoc.


Michael N. Ungar
Partner, Ulmer & Berne LLP
Past President, CMBA

Joseph N. Gross
Partner, Benesch, Friedlander,
Coplan & Aronoff LLP
CMBA Trustee
  Hugh E. McKay
Managing Partner, Porter Wright Morris
& Arthur LLP
Past President, Cleveland Bar Assoc.
Foundation Trustee

Ian N. Friedman
Friedman & Frey, L.L.C.
CMBA Trustee