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JAM for JUSTICE 2020

Quench your thirst for justice at Legal Aid's annual summer fundraiser.

Stay home and enjoy the music of awesome bands (and one DJ!)...
all headlined by local attorneys, judges, and law students & law faculty.

Join us for a COVID-safe LIVE STREAM
Different bands each night!


September 29 @ 7:30 p.m.
Rule 11 & the Sanctions &
Faith & Whiskey


sorry, you already missed:
September 17 @ 7:30 p.m.
Luke Lindberg and the Hung Jury &
Out of Order

September 22 @ 7:30 p.m.
SIX sometimes SEVEN &
First Offenders

September 24 @ 7:30 p.m.
The No Name Band &

Razing the Bar


While event is free, donations are encouraged!
Act now to:

Toggle below to give now or click here.  And, enjoy throughout the Four-Night Live Stream (in alpha order, not play order):

DJ Wolfe Entertainment (host for all four nights)
Brad Wolfe of Mentor (Friedman & Nemecek)

Faith & Whiskey
featuring: Joe Barone of Gates Mills - keyboards, vocals (Harrington Discovery Institute); Justice Michael P. Donnelly of Cleveland Heights – guitar, vocals (Ohio Supreme Court); Matt Kozink of Gates Mills – lead guitar (retired); Dan Krueger of Bay Village – bass (The Krueger Group); Jerry Kysela of Moreland Hills – lead guitar (Aon Risk); Keith Merritt of Waite Hill – percussion, vocals (Merritt Woodwork); Dr. Jim Pujolas of Pepper Pike – drums (OAG Ohio Anesthesia Group); Jim Reesing of Cleveland Heights – guitar, vocals (Accenture); Rich Wesorick of Pepper Pike – drums, vocals (Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP); Steve Zashin of Shaker Heights – guitar, vocals (Zashin & Rich)

First Offenders
featuring: Becky Grano of Mayfield Heights – vocals, keyboard (Reminger); Mike Cicero of Mayfield Village – bass, vocals (Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC); Jim Ford of Sharon Township – guitar, vocals (Huntington Bank); Dr. Andy Scharff of Beachwood – drums (Cleveland Clinic); Dr. Matt Faiman of Highland Heights - guitar, vocals (Cleveland Clinic)

Luke Lindberg and the Hung Jury
featuring featuring Luke Lindberg of Shaker Heights – guitar, vocals (ABM Industries); Ryan Kennedy of Akron – guitar, vocals (Progressive Insurance); John Hanley of Lakewood – bass, mandolin (Department of Justice)

The No Name Band
featuring: Hugh McKay of Solon – harmonica, vocals (Porter Wright); Doug McWilliams of Shaker Heights – bass, vocals (Squire Patton Boggs US); Toni Gideon – vocals; Ken Cali of Mentor – guitar (Micro Advantage, Inc.); Dr. Jim Pujolas of Pepper Pike – drums (OAG Ohio Anesthesia Group); Jim Robenalt of Shaker Heights – guitar, vocals (Thompson Hine)

Out of Order
featuring: Emily Dettmer of Avon Lake - lead vocals (Sherwin Williams); Joe Grandinetti of Brecksville - bass guitar (Ruffa Grandinetti); Vince Ruffa of Independence - guitar (Ruffa, Grandinetti); Marcus Sidoti of Rocky River - drums, vocals (Friedman and Gilbert); Dave Thein of Parma - keyboard, vocals (Signet Jewelers)

Razing the Bar
featuring, all from Cleveland: Ryan Dalton of Lakewood - guitar (3L at CWRU School of Law); Michael Scharf - guitar/vocals (Dean of CWRU School of Law); Chuck Hallberg of Solon - guitar (Trustees of Case Western Reserve University); Joe Custer - bass guitar (Director of the Library of CWRU School of Law); Liz Safier - violin (3L at CWRU School of Law); Charlie Korsmo - keyboard/vocals (Professor at CWRU School of Law); Andrew Rumschlag of Cleveland Heights - drums (2L at CWRU School of Law); Carly Koza - vocals (3L CWRU School of Law); Katy Mercer of Shaker Heights - harmony (Professor at CWRU School of Law)

Rule 11 & the Sanctions
featuring: Andrew Fiorella of Bay Village - guitar (Benesch); Deanna Reish - lead vocals (Diebold Nixdorf); Daryl Williams of Streetsboro- bass; Jonathan Leiken of Shaker Heights - keyboard and vocals (Diebold); & Friends

SIX sometimes SEVEN
featuring: Paul Grieco of Moreland Hills (Grieco Law LLC); Rob Porter of Shaker Heights (The Ark Insurance); Chris Whinney of Solon (Cleveland Clinic); VJ Velez of  Pepper Pike (Cleveland Clinic); Shehab Ansari of Cleveland (Cleveland Clinic)

Please note...
The dress code is flexible: you get to watch from home!
No valet parking this year: as your car will stay parked in your driveway!

Special thanks to our sponsors (as of August 17, 2020) --

Presenting Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Giffen & Kaminski LLC
KeyBank National Association
Thompson Hine, LLP

Silver Sponsors

Diebold Nixdorf
Frantz Ward, LLP

Bronze Sponsors

Brouse McDowell LPA
Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.
Cuyahoga Community College
Fairport Asset Management
Jones Day
Norman S. Minor Bar Association
Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP
Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP
Tucker Ellis LLP

General Sponsors

Cleveland in a Box
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Margaret W. Wong & Associates
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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