J. Dean Carro

J. Dean Carro
Director of the Legal Clinic and Appellate Review Office, Dean’s Club Professor of Law, and Professor of Clinical Education

Summer 2012

  • Continued work as Chair of the Akron Bar Task Force on Judicial Campaigns.

Spring 2012

  • Attended the MAC Semi-annual Conference and chaired the Rules Infraction Committee as Faculty Athletic Representative.

Winter 2011-2012

  • Presented a CLE on “Criminal Law Updates” to several hundred Ohio Municipal Court judges.
  • Was Master of Ceremonies at Judge Croce’s Investiture.
  • Presented a CLE for Akron Law alumni in Canton, Ohio.
  • Presented a CLE to members of the Toledo Bar Association on Professionalism.
  • Presented a class to the Akron Explorers on Miranda.

Fall 2011

  • Presented a CLE on recent Ohio and United States Supreme Court criminal cases for the Hamilton County Public Defender to over 100 lawyers.
  • Assisted with police officer training at the Cleveland Clinic.
  • Created an oral history of Judge Cacioppo for the Akron Bar Association.
  • Presented on Brady materials to members of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association Ethics Committee.
  • Presented a CLE on criminal law to over 100 lawyers for the Akron Bar Association.
  • Conducted an on-site evaluation of the Summit County Juvenile Detention facility.
  • Presented a CLE to approximately 60 Ohio Appellate Judges on the United States Supreme Court and Ohio Supreme Court’s criminal cases.

Summer 2011

  • Presented a CLE to over 400 lawyers on an “Update of USSCT Decisions on Criminal Law.”

Spring 2011

  • Presented a CLE on Professionalism to attendees of the District 11 meeting.
  • Was interviewed on the radio for the Legal Clinic’s expungement program.
  • Served on the Federal Magistrate Judge Selection Panel.
  • Taught a class on the 4th Amendment for the Summit County Leadership Institute.

Fall 2010

  • Selected by Chief Judge Batchelder of the 6th Circuit to serve on a reappointment committee reviewing the Federal Public Defender.
  • Presented on criminal procedure to 50 Ohio judges through the Ohio Judicial College.
  • Presented a CLE for the Akron Bar Association on the relation between state court criminal practice and federal habeas and civil rights cases.
  • Presented two CLEs to groups of Ohio Judges and Magistrates (a total of 70 persons) on “Criminal Procedure, updates from the USSCT and Ohio SCT 2009 terms.”
  • Presented a CLE on “Criminal Procedure, updates from the USSCT and Ohio SCT 2009 terms” to over 100 lawyers in Akron, Ohio.
  • Assisted in a training session on the use of force in arrests for the Cleveland Clinic police force.

Summer 2010

  • Presented on “United States Supreme Court Cases from the 2009 Term” to over 400 lawyers.
  • Taught a class on the American Legal System to visiting diplomats from Sweden, Romania, and Ukraine.
  • Moderated two panels sponsored by the School of Law at the annual NAAC Conference (dealing with legal issues for compliance people in athletics) in Anaheim, California.
  • Gave an update on criminal procedure to security forces for the Cleveland Clinic.

Spring 2010

  • Chaired the committee for the Akron Bar Association to review the Bylaws relating to elections.
  • Participated in rewriting of Mid-American Conference Strategic Plan and chaired a sub-committee.
  • Presented a segment to Leadership Training Class for neighborhood organizers.

Winter 2009-2010

  • Asked to serve on a commission to review Summit County Juvenile Court operations.
  • Presented a CLE for the Akron Law Alumni Association.
  • Presented a class for the Akron Explorer’s Club.

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