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Adjunct Faculty

Cleveland stands out as one of the nation's top legal and business centers. Home to four of the nation's top fifty law firms, Greater Cleveland also ranks fourth in the nation for the number of Fortune 500 company headquarters. Law students benefit from our many ties to the legal and business communities, including having access to attorneys who are experts in their fields and who teach some of our specialty courses. These adjunct faculty bring experience from practice that connects the legal community to our educational program.

Alavi, Atossa
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Patent Bar Review


Anway, Stephen
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Squire Sanders
Recent Courses: International Arbitration


Avsec, Mark
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Recent Courses: Law of the Music Industry


Barnard, Thomas
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Olgetree Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Recent Courses: Employment Law


Barnett, Kelley
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Frantz Ward
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Bell, David
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: LLEAP 3


Bell, Caitlin
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: White Collar Crime: Prosecution & Defense


Besser, Matthew
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Bolek Beser Glesius, LLC
Recent Courses: Appellate Practice


Biernacki, John
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: Intellectual Property Dealmaking


Bulson, Don
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
Recent Courses: Patent Preparation and Prosecution I


Burda, Joan
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: LBGT Legal Issues


Butler, Annette
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Carfagna, Peter
Title: Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
Recent Courses: Representing the Individual Athlete


Cleves, Sarah
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP
Recent Courses: Mock Trial Coach


Comodeca, Peter
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Calfee, Halter & Grisworld, LLP
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Conroy, Britt
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Health Care Controversies


Cuic, Aleksandra
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Immigration


Cullers, Romney
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Becker Law Firm
Recent Courses: Pretrial Practice: Medical Malpractice


Cupar, Jennifer
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Summer Judicial Externship


Danford, Emily
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Diehl, Christopher
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
Recent Courses: Mock Trial Coach


Dub, Stanley
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Franchise Law


Entin, Jonathan
Title: Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Recent Courses: Law Review Seminar


Feinberg, Paul
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Non-Profit Organizations


Gabelman, Mike
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Mock Trial Coach


Gabinet, Leon
Title: Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Recent Courses: Insurance


Gibson, Richard
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Premier Professional Liability Services, LLC
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Greenberg, Magistrate Jonathan
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Walter & Haverfield LLP
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


Grostic, Christian
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Kushner & Hamed Co., LPA
Recent Courses: Appellate Practice


Groves, Judge Emanuella
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Cleveland Municipal Court
Recent Courses: Criminal Procedure 2


Hagy, James
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Rooftops Group LLC; Jones Day (emertius)
Recent Courses: International Real Estate Transactions, Corporate Real Estate Transactions


Halberstam, Michael
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Political Corruption in America


Hausman, Thomas
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Estate Planning; Federal Taxation of Corporation & Shareholders


Heinig, Liza
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell, Tummino
Recent Courses: IP Venture Clinic


Hoffmeyer, Kate
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Law & the Visual Arts


Hudson, Karin
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: English as a second Language


Hunter, Christopher
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Parker Hannifin Corporation
Recent Courses: Patent Prosecution


Jackson, JoAnne
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Case Western Reserve University
Recent Courses: Wills, Trusts & Future Interests


Jankowski, Joseph
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: commercialization & Intellectual Property Management


Johnson, James
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: International Human Rights and International Law Research Lab


Kabat, Patrick
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Intellectual Property & First Amendment in the Arts


Karakul, Kurt
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Third Federal Savings
Recent Courses: Community Development Law


Keating, Amy
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Zashin & Rich Co., LPA
Recent Courses: International Family Law


Korosec, Jason
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Mastercard Advisors
Recent Courses: ePayment Systems


Kutik, David
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: Energy Law


LaCroix, Catherine
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Federal Courts, Land Use Control and Environmental Law


Lampert, Donald
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Recent Courses: Workers' Compensation


Leahy, William
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Alternative Dispute Resolution


Lear, S. Michael
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Zukerman, Daiker and Lear Co., LPA
Recent Courses: Pretrial Practice (Criminal)


Lederman Flamm, Anne
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Health Care Regulation Law


Leiken, Jonathan
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: White Collar Crime: Prosecution & Defense


Levin, Joel
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Levin & Associates Co. LPA
Recent Courses: Philosophy of Law


Lynch, Stephen
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Recent Courses: Government Contracts


Martin, John
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Cuyahoga County Public Defenders' Office
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


Marvinney, Craig
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Walter & Haverfield, LLP
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


McCarthy, Mark
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Tucker Ellis, LLP
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


McLaughlin, Conor
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Thompson Hine LLP
Recent Courses: Coaching the Jessup Team


McLaughlin, Christopher
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: Coaching the Jessup Team


Medici, Joe
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Lake County Public Defender
Recent Courses: Mock Trial Coach


Mester, Thomas
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Shots in the Dark: Investigating Crime Films


Mester, Ph.D., Terri
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Case Western Reserve University
Recent Courses: Shots in the Dark: Investigating Crime Films


Milano, Jay
Title: Adjunct Faculty of Law
Employer: Milano, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


Moran, Susan
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


Moroney, James
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Counterterrorism Law


Mulligan, John
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: McDonald Hopkins
Recent Courses: LLEAP 3


Nahra, Kirk
Title: Adjunct Professor of law
Recent Courses: Law of Informatiion Privacy


Nee, Matthew
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Nee Law Firm, LLC
Recent Courses: LLEAP 3


Noone, Gregory
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: United States Institute of Peace
Recent Courses: International Humanitarian Law


O'Hearn, Timothy
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Patent Preparation and Prosecution 2


Parran, III, Theodore
Title: Adjunct Faculty of Law
Employer: Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Recent Courses: Canada - U.S Law Journal (Associates' and Editors)


Petras, Stephen
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: BakerHostetler
Recent Courses: Doing Business in the U.S.


Piranio, Jr., Thomas
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Antitrust


Platt, Michael
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: Complex Litigation


Resnick, M.D., Phillip
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Recent Courses: Criminal Law & Psychiatry, Civil Law & Psychiatry


Reynolds, Christopher
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Zashin & Rich Co., LPA
Recent Courses: International Family Law


Ritts, Geoffrey
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jones Day
Recent Courses: Complex Litigation


Russell, Michael
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Intellectual Property Venture Clinic


Russo, The Honorable Joseph
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Trial Tactics


Salerno, Matthew
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
Recent Courses: LLEAP 3


Scott, Lisa
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Immigration Law


Sharon, Michael
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Sharon & Kalnoki, LLC
Recent Courses: Immigration Law 2: Business Immigration


Shaw, Russell
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Walter & Haverfield, LLP
Recent Courses: ERISA


Sicherman, Marvin
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Bankruptcy


Skoff, Rabbi Joshua
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Park Synagogue
Recent Courses: Jewish Law


Stanley, Forrest
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Regulation of Financial Institutions


Stege, E. Richard
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Stege & Michelson Co., LPA
Recent Courses: Professional Responsibilities


Tarasco, Monica
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Intellectual Property Venture Clinic


Theofrastous, Theodore
Title: Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
Employer: ThetaSquared, LLC
Recent Courses: IP Venture Clinic & Commercialization and IP Management and Venture Finance & Transactions


Tomino, Joseph
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Moot Court coach


Umpleby, Kimberly
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Real Estate Transactions & Finance


Wakefield, Mark
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Lowe, Eklund, Wakefield & Mulvihill Co., LPA
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Weiss, Jerome
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Jerome F Weiss & Associates
Recent Courses: Mediation Representation: Theory, Principle & Practice


Witt, C. David
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Recent Courses: Basic Mediation Training


Wong, Margaret
Title: Distinguished Professor of Immigration Law in the Foreign Graduate LLM Program
Employer: Margaret W. Wong & Associates
Recent Courses: Immigration Law


Young, Kevin
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Tucker Ellis, LLP
Recent Courses: LLEAP I & II


Zashin, Andrew
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Zashin & Rich Co., LPA
Recent Courses: International Family Law


Zukerman, Larry
Title: Adjunct Professor of Law
Employer: Zukerman, Daiker and Lear Co., LPA
Recent Courses: Pretrial Practice: Criminal


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