The University of Toledo College of Law commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, May 9, and recognize those 107 candidates eligible for law degrees in December, May and August, as well as two candidates for the master of studies of law degree.The event will begin at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Auditorium.
Bryant S. Green, the class valedictorian, and Daniel J. Brewer, the immediate past president of the Student Bar Association, will address their peers during the event.
Judge Jack Zouhary of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, will deliver the commencement address. A 1976 graduate of the College of Law, Zouhary was nominated to the U.S. District Court by President George W. Bush in 2005.
“The faculty and staff are proud of our 2015 graduates and look forward to celebrating with them,” said Daniel J. Steinbock, dean of the College of Law. “We are honored to have Judge Zouhary, one of hundreds of judicial officers among our alumni, address the graduating class.”
Before joining the bench, Zouhary was a partner at Robison, Curphey & O’Connell LLC, a law firm with offices in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, and senior vice president and general counsel for S.E. Johnson Companies, a construction and quarry operator in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. He received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.
A reception at the Law Center will follow the commencement ceremony.