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Jam for Justice 2021

Sep 22

September 22, 2021
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

front yard of Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

Live music is back!

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

Join us in-person...
or, stay home!
Enjoy the music of awesome bands (and one DJ!)...
all headlined by local attorneys, judges, and law students & law faculty.

Act now to:

  • Join us in-person - a $50 ticket (donation to Legal Aid and includes 1 drink + light dinner)
  • Stay-at-home and hear about the show later - a $100 ticket (donation to Legal Aid and includes a Jam for Justice treat from Cleveland-in-a-Box!)
  • Text-to-give by texting "LAS GIFT" to 216-242-1544.

Please note...

  • The dress code is casual, business casual or business - come from work, or stop home and change!
  • Parking is free only in the Great Lakes Science Center garage.  Click here for directions.
  • This is an all-ages event: those 21 and over will be given a wristband for the bar. Children under 18 get in free with an adult ticketholder. To request a child ticket, call 216.861.5590.

Enjoy music from (in alpha order, not play order):

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)

State Road
featuring: Jim Tobbe of Chagrain Falls – vocals, guitar (Rapid Concrete Solutions); Brent Pace of Parma – guitar, vocals (Sherwin Williams); Morgan Ellington of Chardon – vocals, guitar, keyboards (Newbury Technologies); Mike Cicero of Mayfield Village – bass, vocals (Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC); Chris Barone of Pepper Pike – drums (Northpoint Asset Management)

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)

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)


Special thanks to our sponsors (as of June 30, 2021) --

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Tucker Ellis LLP

Gold Sponsors

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Diebold Nixdorf
Frantz Ward, LLP
Giffen & Kaminski
Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP
Thompson Hine

Silver Sponsors

Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.
McDonald Hopkins
Squire Patton Boggs

Bronze Sponsors

Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Hahn Loeser & Parks
Jones Day
Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP
GE Lighting, a Savant Company
Ulmer & Berne
Wickens Herzer Panza

General Sponsors

Brouse McDowell LPA
Cuyahoga Community College
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Margaret W. Wong & Associates
Norman S. Minor Bar Association
Spangenberg, Shibley & Liber

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