2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner

Thank you to  our honorees, sponsors and guests for their generous support of the 2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner.

Honorees: Jason Hillman and Thomas J. Scanlon
Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Marriott at Key Center

The ORT America Jurisprudence Award is ORT’s highest national award presented to members of the legal community whose professional and personal lives have:

  • Substantially improved the quality of life for their fellow human beings,
  • Created role models for others to emulate, and
  • Established new directions for the enhancement of their profession and their community

HillmanJason Hillman, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Cleveland Cavaliers, and


Thomas J. Scanlon, Partner and Founding Member, Collins & Scanlon LLP
will receive the 2017 ORT America Jurisprudence Award on June 29, 2017.


To view photos of the 2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner, click here.

Thank you to our
2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner sponsors:



















Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Cliffs Natural Resources

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Honigman, Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Janik L.L.P.

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Samuel H. and Maria Miller Foundation

Michael A. Shemo

Alex N. Sill Company

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Melissa L. Zujkowski


Brunswick Insurance

Chicago Title Insurance Co.  

Cleveland – Marshall College of  Law

Cleveland Metal Exchange

Giltner and Associates

Barbara Hillman & Allen Rubiner

Don Messinger

Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis

Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 

Q.I.P. Mechanical Contractors

Richard A. Rosner, Esq.

Shari  & Adam Stern

Robert Warren, Jr., Esq.

David Weiss & DDR

To view the list of prior Northeast Ohio Jurisprudence Award
recipients, click here.


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