7 Case Western Reserve law alumni win big on election day

photo of 6 CWRU alumni elected to office
(Top left to right) Emmanuella Groves ('81), Jennifer Branch ('87), Mike Turner ('85), (Bottom left to right) William Vodrey ('92) , Lisa Babish Forbes ('92), Matthew Dolan ('90) and J.D. Tomlinson ('06).

Ranked by Prelaw Magazine as the ninth-best law school in the nation in public interest law, Case Western Reserve School of Law has a long history of training graduates who have gone on to serve as distinguished judges, prosecutors and other elected officials in Ohio and beyond.

Following the conclusion of the elections this November, we are pleased to announce that seven of our alumni were elected to serve in the state of Ohio.

Emmanuella Groves ('81) and Lisa Babish Forbes ('92) were elected judges of the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals.; William Vodrey ('92) was elected Judge of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.; Jennifer Branch ('87) was elected Judge of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas.; J.D. Tomlinson ('06) was elected Lorain County Prosecutor; Mike Turner (‘85) won reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives in Ohio’s 10th Congressional District; and Matthew Dolan ('90) was re-elected to the Ohio Senate.

Congratulations to our alumni and thank you for your public service!