CANCELED! CLE | A View from the Bench: How to Navigate a Specialized Docket

Mar 24
Hosted by:Cleveland Marshall Law Al...
March 24, 2018 at 9:00am to
March 24, 2018 at 12:15pm
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, FACULTY PRESENTATION ROOM LB60 map 1801 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

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This three-credit hour seminar aims to help attendees develop best practices in their advocacy work before any of Cuyahoga County’s various specialty-docket courts and other courts, including the mental health, veterans, drug and re-entry courts, and more. Led by the administrative and presiding judge of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, distinguished judges and speakers from the special-docket courts and other courts will cover a wide range of topics pertinent to their respective programs, including eligibility, local rules, practice fundamentals and pointers, roles and responsibilities of attorneys, participants, staff and third parties, and more.




Organizer and Moderator: Judge John J. Russo | Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court


  • Judge Hollie L. Gallagher | Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
  • Judge Michael E. Jackson | Veterans Treatment Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
  • Molly Leckler | Drug Court & Recovery Court Coordinator, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
  • Judge Nancy Margaret Russo | Re-Entry Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court



If you find you can no longer attend a program, please contact the alumni office at  We would be happy to assist you by transferring your registration to a colleague or setting up a credit for a different CMLAA CLE event.

If you prefer, you may receive a full refund, less a $10 processing fee.  Any cancellations received within 3 business days of the seminar will not be eligible for a cash refund, but may still take advantage of one of the alternate options listed above.  Special full-day CLEs may have increased processing fees.

In the event that an event is cancelled a full refund will be issued.



Parking is not included in the cost of CLEs. The West Garage at Cleveland State University is located one block from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, on E. 17th between Euclid and Chester Avenues. For additional information regarding parking at Cleveland State University, please visit:


Supreme Court Credit

All CLE courses are pending approval for Ohio CLE general credit, unless otherwise stated.  If the course has been approved for Attorney Conduct or New Lawyer Training Credit that will be indicated.

CMLAA has 30 days to close a course and report the attendee’s hours to the Ohio Supreme Court. The Court has 30 days to report the hours to your transcript.

If you would like to submit your hours for credit in another state we will provide a certificate of attendance.  Credit is subject to approval by the applicable state bar and attendee is responsible for credit submission.  We cannot guarantee CLE approval for any state other than Ohio.


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