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Law Commencement

Toledo Law recognized the graduating class with an in-person ceremony in Savage Arena on May 15, 2021. Class of 2021 included students from the J.D. and M.L.W. programs (December 2020, May 2021, and August 2021). The college also invited Class of 2020 graduates to return to campus to celebrate. Guests were limited with tickets required. Access the livestream recording below or view it on the University's YouTube channel. You can also follow along with our Toledo Law commencement program. Photos from the ceremony are available to download from on our Flickr album

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Keynote Speaker

Connie ZemmelmanConnie Zemmelman '81
Recently retired Judge Connie Zemmelman will deliver remarks to the graduating class. She retired on March 31 as a judge of the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas Juvenile Division. Before taking the bench, she worked 25 years in private practice focusing on family issues, including juvenile law, adoption and surrogacy law, and probate law. Judge Zemmelman is known for extensive knowledge about human trafficking of juveniles. She helped write the Safe Harbor Act and has spoken nationally on the topic. She was honored last year with the 2020 YWCA of Northwest Ohio Milestones Award.


Kelly Tomlinson, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Last Updated: 6/2/21