College of Law

Spring Commencement

Sunday, May 5, 2019
1:00 pm
Student Union Auditorium

Toledo Law students from the JD, MLW, and online compliance certificate programs who graduate December 2018, May 2019, and August 2019 are invited to participate in the law ceremony at the Student Union Auditorium. There will be a reception at the Law Center following the ceremony. Students must arrive between Noon-12:15 pm for check-in. Doors open for guests at noon.

Angelita Cruz Bridges

Law Commencement Speaker

Angelita Cruz Bridges '00 serves as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. She litigates both affirmative and defensive civil cases on behalf of the United States, including those filed under the False Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act, and Title VII. Cruz Bridges also represents the United States’ interests in civil rights cases, enforcing federal anti-discrimination laws in the areas of fair housing, disability rights, and education. She has received numerous commendations, including the 2015 Director’s Award from the Director of the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys for her superior performance investigating financial fraud. Throughout her career, Cruz Bridges has served in leadership roles with the Toledo Women’s Bar Association, the Toledo Bar Association, and the Thurgood Marshall Law Association. She is currently a member of the Zepf Center Board of Trustees, the Toledo Zoo Board of Trustees, and president of the Toledo Chapter of Jack and Jill of America.

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Last Updated: 4/5/19