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.

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Thank You & Welcome 2019 Annual Meeting Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor

  • Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Gold Sponsors

  • Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co., LPA 
  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association
  • The Cleveland Metroparks
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Tucker Ellis LLP
  • Walter | Haverfield LLP

Silver Sponsor

  • BakerHostetler LLP 
  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
  • Frantz Ward LLP
  • The Kabb Law Firm - Kenneth S. Kabb, Veteran's Attorney Advocate & Rachel Kabb-Effron, CELA
  • Kaufman & Company
  • Oswald Companies
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP


Table Sponsors

  • Berkman Gordon Murray & DeVan 
  • Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • Brouse McDowell LPA
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio
  • McDonald Hopkins LLC