Save the Date:

2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner

Honoring: Jason Hillman and Thomas J. Scanlon
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 5:30pm
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 the list of prior Northeast Ohio Jurisprudence Award recipients, click here.

To view photos of the 2016 Jurisprudence Award Dinner, click here.

Jonathan Leiken, Chief Legal Officer, Diebold, and Michael Ungar, Partner, Ulmer & Berne
received the 2016 ORT Jurisprudence Award

We gratefully acknowledge our 2016 Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor




Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

The Cleveland Foundation
Cliffs Natural Resources
Fifth Third Bank
Meyers Roman Friedberg & Lewis
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Nurenberg Paris Heller & McCarthy
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP


Alex N. Sill Co.
Ciano & Goldwasser LLP
Chicago Title
Cleveland Marshall College of Law
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
David Weiss & DDR
Jones Day
Ellen & Mayor Earl Leiken
Leizman Wealth Management Group of Raymond James
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
Richard Pogue
Second Generation