Society of Benchers

Photo of the 2019 Society of Benchers induction ceremony

Established in 1962, each year the Society inducts new alumni members, as well as a faculty member and public member, on the basis of extraordinary achievement and dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession.

 

Society of Benchers Inductees

View the 284 members of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Hall of Fame.

Jennifer Lawry Adams
Bryan Adamson
Prof. Jonathan H. Adler
Carolyn Watts Allen
Mr. Oakley V. Andrews
Ms. Nan Aron
Mr. George N. Aronoff
Mr. Brent D. Ballard
Ms. Colleen Rest Batcheler
Mr. Lawrence M. Bell
Mr. Michael Anthony Benoit
Mr. Michael John Benza
Jessica Berg, J.D.
Mr. James H. Berick
Sheldon I Berns, J.D.
Justin M. Bibb
Mr. Allen B. Bickart
Ms. Katherine Diane Brandt
Stephen J. Brogan
Mr. John Duff Brown
Mr. Gary L. Bryenton
Mr. Coleman P. Burke
Hon J. Philip Calabrese
Mr. Nicholas E. Calio
Mr. Thomas James Callahan
Nancy H. Canary
Ms. Margaret Anne Cannon
Mrs. Angela G. Carlin
Mrs. Mary Ann Carlson
Mr. William Marvin Carter, Jr.
Ms. Inajo D. Chappell
Mr. Gerald B. Chattman
Mr. Michael Griffin Cherkasky
Mr. Mario C. Ciano
Mr. Daniel Thomas Clancy
Mr. Ronald J. Coffey
Mr. David R. Cohen
Mr. David Cooper Comstock, Sr.
Ms. Michele L. Connell
Ret. Hon. Colleen Conway Cooney
Ms. Mara E. Cushwa
Mr. Richard Cusick
Mr. Michael Allen Cyphert
Hon. Rebecca Frank Dallet
Ms. Anthea Rena Daniels
Mr. Luke Lucien Dauchot
Mr. Kenneth Boone Davis, Jr.
Mr. Steven M. Dettelbach
Mr. Jack T. Diamond
Mr. Lincoln Rafael Diaz-Balart
Mr. James C. Diggs
Hon. Matthew J. Dolan
Mr. Robert Brayden Downing
Leslie Dunn, Esq.
Prof. Melvyn R. Durchslag
Mr. David Carr Dvorak
Hon. Michelle Denise Earley
David J. Elk
Mr. Stephen C. Ellis
Mr. Jonathan L. Entin
Mr. William Wendell Falsgraf
Ms. Rhonda Smith Ferguson
Hon. Natalie K. Finn
Mr. Lee I. Fisher
Mr. Austin Thomas Fragomen, Jr.

Prof. Leon Gabinet
Mr. Bill J. Gagliano
Prof. Peter M. Gerhart
Mr. John Mills Gherlein
Prof. Paul C. Giannelli
Robert E. Glaser
Ms. Frances Floriano Goins
Mr. Gerald S. Gold
Ms. Michelle Ya-Ling Gon
Mr. Bernard Goodman
Mr. David S. Goodman
Jonathan Gordon
James D. Graham
Mr. Alvin L. Gray
Mr. Fred D. Gray
Mr. Eliot P. Green
Ms. Roe Green
Hon. Lillian J. Greene
Hon. Burt W. Griffin
Mark Griffin
Mr. Raymond E. Griffiths
Mr. Jerome Paul Grisko, Jr.
Mr. David Michael Grodhaus
Jon Groetzinger, Jr., Esq.
Mrs. Joan M. Gross
Marie Grossman
Mr. Martin James Gruenberg
Mr. Amos Neuser Guiora
Mr. Richard Evans Guster
Mr. James C. Hagy
Mr. Charles E. Hallberg
Ms. Mary Ann Harlan
Hon. Sara J. Harper
Ms. Ayesha B. Hardaway
Ms. Katherine Hatton
Mr. Thomas A. Heffernan
Mrs. Jill Friedman Helfman
Ms. B. Jessie Hill
Dr. Sharona Hoffman
Mr. David J. Hooker
Mr. Michael J. Horvitz
Valissa Turner Howard
Laura Kinglsey Hong
Roger Y. K. Hsu, J.D., Ph.D.
Mr. Joseph Francis Hubach
Edward M. Hundert, M.D.
Christopher H. Hunter, Esq.
Ms. Susan Metzenbaum Hyatt
Mrs. Patricia Marcus Inglis
Mr. Gerald Milton Jackson
Ms. Susan Stevens Jaros
Prof. Erik M. Jensen
Kimya Johnson
Ms. Candace M. Jones
Mrs. Jean C. Kalberer
Arjun Kampani
Mr. Edward Kancler
Kurt Karakul
Prof. Lewis R. Katz
Mr. Christopher M. Kelly
Mr. Eric Kennedy
Mr. R. Steven Kestner
Ms. Catherine Mary Kilbane
Mr. James M. Klein
Stephen John Knerly, Jr., Esq.
Ms. Jane Kober
Mr. James Frederick Koehler
Mrs. Margery Beth Koosed
Mr. Donald L. Korb
Prof. Gerald Korngold
Prof. Juliet Pendleton Kostritsky
Herschel Kozlov, Esq.
Mr. Byron Krantz
Mr. Eugene A. Kratus
Mr. David Steven Kurtz
Mr. David Alan Kutik
Thomas J. LaFond, J.D.
Mr. James Thompson Lang
Ms. Barbara Ann Langhenry
Mr. Dale C. LaPorte
Mr. William B. Lawrence
Mr. Robert P. Lawry
Prof. Wilbur C. Leatherberry
Mr. Donald E. Lefton
Mr. James A. Levin
Mr. John F. Lewis
Ms. Judith Lipton
Mr. Frederick M. Lombardi
Mr. John E. Lynch, Jr.

Mr. Michael K. Magness
Rita Ann Maimbourg, Esq.
Mr. John Michael Majoras
Mr. George L. Majoros, Jr.
Mr. Jeffery Martin Mallamad
Mr. Ernest P. Mansour
Kenneth R Margolis, Esq.
Mr. Milton A. Marquis
Mrs. Capricia P. Marshall
Ms. Maud E. Mater
Rosemary Ann McCarney
Mr. Patrick F. McCartan
Judge William C. McConico
Hon. John James McConnell, Jr.
Mr. Christopher C. McCracken
Mr. Robert G. McCreary, III
Mr. Kevin David McDonald
Mr. George L. McGaughey, Jr.
Thomas Frederick McKee, Esq.
Mr. Kevin C. McMunigal
Mr. Maxwell J. Mehlman
Prof. Patricia Mell
Kathryn Lynn Mercer, Ph.D.
Mr. Marc Bryan Merklin
Ms. Gale S. Messerman
Mr. Gerald A. Messerman
Mr. Barry M. Meyer
Tanya F. Miller
Hon. Karen Nelson Moore
Hon. Pat E. Morgenstern-Clarren
Mr. George Joseph Moscarino
Mr. George M. Moscarino
Mr. John Thomas Mulligan
Prof. Dale A. Nance
Mr. Frederick R. Nance
Craig Allen Nard, Ph.D.
Mr. Spencer Neth
Mr. Dimitri John Nionakis
Mr. Forrest A. Norman
Mr. Marshall I. Nurenberg
Mr. Stephen M. O'Bryan
Matthew C. O'Connell
M. Patricia Oliver
Hon. Solomon Oliver, Jr.
Mr. Anthony Joseph O'Malley
Hon. Kathleen McDonald O'Malley
Ivan L. Otto, J.D.
Mr. William S. Paddock
David L. Parham, Esq.
Mr. Richard N. Patterson
Hon. Benita Y. Pearson
John Pendergrass
Dominic V. Perry
Stephen John Petras, Jr., J.D.
Hon. James M. Petro
Hon. Herbert E. Phipps
Sidney Picker, Jr.
Mr. Raymond Carl Pierce
Mr. Richard W. Pogue
Ms. Geralyn Marie Presti, Esq.
Mr. John S. Pyle
Laura Green Quatela
Mrs. Mary Ann Rabin
Dr. David V. Ragone
Ron Rakowsky
Mr. Robert N. Rapp
Hon. Judith Harris Rawson
Mr. Robert H. Rawson, Jr.
Ms. Deborah Z. Read
Mr. Kip Reader
Mr. Robert Philip Reffner
Mr. Robert S. Reitman
Mr. Shawn Michael Riley
Prof. Cassandra B. Robertson
Ms. Jan L. Roller
Mr. James D. Roseman
Mr. Robert Joseph Rotatori
Mr. Daniel Benjamin Roth
Ms. Ann C. Rowland

Ms. Suzanne Kleinsmith Saganich
Hon. Edmund Albert Sargus, Jr.
The Honorable David B. Saxe (Ret.)
Mr. David A. Schaefer
Professor Michael Scharf
Joseph M. Sellers
Ms. Melanie Ann Shakarian Esq.
Mr. Morris G. Shanker
Mr. Jay Shapiro
Professor Calvin W. Sharpe
Mr. Hewitt B. Shaw
Hon. Marilyn E. Shea-Stonum
Mr. Roger Lee Shumaker
Prof. Gary J. Simson
Mr. Edwin Z. Singer
John Peter Slagter, Esq.
Ms. Barbara J. Smith
Barbara R. Snyder
Hon. Leslie Crocker Snyder
Mr. Randall Lee Solomon
Mr. Erich Lawson Spangenberg
Mr. Joseph F. Spaniol, Jr.
Hon. Leo Michael Spellacy
Mr. R. Thomas Stanton
Judith Steiner, J.D.
Mr. Thomas C. Stevens
Justice Melody J. Stewart, Ph.D.
Mr. Robert Davis Storey
Hon. Ronald Suster
Mr. Mark F. Swary
Mr. William Talley, Jr.
Patricia Anne Thomas, Esq.
J. Bret Treier
Ms. Carla M. Tricarichi
Mr. Robert J. Triozzi
Mr. Richard Harold Verheij
Ms. M. Catherine Vernon
Leila L. Vespoli, Esq.
Mr. David F. Walbert
Ms. Suzanne Elise Walsh
Mr. Frederick A. Watkins
Mr. David Simon Weil, Jr.
Mr. Mark Alan Weinberger
Mr. Jerome F. Weiss
Ms. Kristine Marie Wellman
Mr. John R. Werren
Mr. John D. Wheeler
Mr. Jerry F. Whitmer
Ms. Mary K. Whitmer
Mr. Richard B. Whitney
Mr. John Henry Wilharm, Jr.
Ms. Hazel Martin Willacy, Esq.
Mr. Marshall J. Wolf
Ms. Margaret Louise Wolff
Ms. Ann H. Womer Benjamin
Ms. Margaret W. Wong
Mr. James Russell Wooley
Kevin M. Young, Esq.
Mr. Miles J. Zaremski
Mr. Andrew Aaron Zashin
Mr. Charles B. Zellmer
Mr. Larry William Zukerman