The CSU C|M|LAW Hall of Fame was established in 2017 to honor the outstanding contributions to the success and prestige of our law school by distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, friends and community leaders.
This year is very special as we are celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the founding of our Law School in 1897.

2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

AWATEF ASSAD
Class of 1995

Deputy Director for Risk Management, Cuyahoga County

MARK AVSEC
Class of 1995

Partner, Benesch

NANCY L. BERARDINELLI-KRANTZ
Class of 2002

Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Legal Officer, Eaton

JUDGE CHRISTOPHER A. BOYKO
Class of 1979

Senior Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

JUDGE SALVATORE R. CALANDRA
Class of 1951

Judge (Retired), Cleveland Municipal Court (Deceased)

ANTHONY J. COYNE
Class of 1987

President and Managing Partner, Mansour Gavin LPA

SARAH C. FLANNERY
Class of 2002

Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

JUDGE SEAN C. GALLAGHER
Class of 1989

Administrative Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals for the Eight District

PROFESSOR EMERITUS LOUIS B. GENEVA

Associate Professor (Retired), CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

JUDGE THOMAS W. GRAY, SR.
Class of 1963

Administrative Law Judge (Retired), Social Security Administration (Deceased)

JOSEPH B. JEROME
Class of 1975

Principal, Jerome, Grauer and Associates Ltd. (Deceased)

JUDGE THOMAS D. LAMBROS
Class of 1952

Judge (Retired), United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (Deceased)

VINCENT T. LOMBARDO
Class of 1981

Attorney (Retired), Ohio Attorney General’s Office

LORI A. LUKA
Class of 2000

Managing Attorney/Owner, Lazzaro Luka Law Offices, LLC

JUDGE JAMES J. MCMONAGLE
Class of 1970

Judge (Retired), Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

JOSEPH J. MORFORD

Managing Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP

COLLEEN M. O’NEIL
Class of 1996

Litigation Co-Chair, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

ISAM SALAH
Class of 1976

Senior Partner (Retired), King & Spalding LLP

DEAN STEVEN R. SMITH

Former Dean, CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Dean Emeritus, California Western School of Law

STEPHEN E. WALTERS
Class of 1983

President and Managing Partner, Reminger Co., LPA

JUDGE LESLEY BROOKS WELLS
Class of 1974

Senior Judge (Retired), United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

ASSISTANT DEAN GARY R. WILLIAMS
Class of 1984

Assistant Dean and Bar Exam Preparation Director (Retired), CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

SONALI B. WILSON

VP, General Counsel and Board Secretary, Cleveland State University


Can’t attend? Consider contributing your sponsorship directly to student scholarships at csulaw.org/donate
or text JUSTICE to 216-400-5145