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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Board of Visitors Appoints Attorney Brent M. Buckley as Board Chair

Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

July 17, 2017

Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is pleased to announce that Brent M. Buckley, managing partner of the law firm of Buckley King, has been appointed chair of the law school's Board of Visitors.

In that role, Buckley will serve as a senior advisor to the dean, assisting in developing and implementing the law school's strategic plan. Buckley previously served as the Board's vice chair.


"Brent is one of our most distinguished alumni, and has built his practice into one of the best law firms in Ohio," says Lee Fisher, dean of C|M|LAW.  "I look forward to working with him to further enhance the reputation and quality of C|M|LAW, for the benefit of our students and the community as a whole."

Buckley is the managing partner of Buckley King, a firm he started in 1983. He is nationally recognized for excellence in both corporate law and commercial litigation, including being named among the prestigious "Legal Who's Who" as one of the nation's top attorneys for high-stakes litigation. In addition to his service with C|M|LAW, Buckley is vice chair of the Board of Trustees for the Cleveland Institute of Music and vice chair of the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.

The C|M|LAW Board of Visitors comprises more than 70 attorneys, judges, business and community leaders from across the nation who work together to advance the 120-year-old law school, its national influence and its innovative research and education initiatives.

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About Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University is a student-centered law school dedicated to creating the opportunity for its students to become leaders in law, business, nonprofit agencies and government. With 120 years of experience, Cleveland-Marshall remains at the forefront of legal education innovation, having launched one of the country's first law school-based solo practice incubators and establishing the region's only Master of Legal Studies program.

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