College of Law

Give to Toledo Law

At Toledo Law, we work hard every day to create a student-centered environment. Your support will help fuel our success. When you donate, you show others that you believe in Toledo Law and are willing to invest in our students. There are many ways to give. Named or endowed gifts, pledge gifts, planned giving, and annual giving are all options. Let us help you find the one that works best for you.

 Featured Funds

Karen Davis

Karen A. Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund

A Toledo native, Karen earned a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate degree from The University of Toledo. Karen had a successful career and enjoyed spending time with her adored family.

Support Davis Fund

Vincent and Beverly Nathan

Vincent M. & Beverly J. Nathan Memorial Diversity Program

Following in the Nathans' footsteps, this fund was established by friends and family to recruit diverse students, support them throughout their Toledo Law education, and help them thrive in their legal careers.

Support Nathan Fund

Sara Rios

Sara E. Rios Memorial Fellowship for Social and Racial Justice

This fund was established by a dedicated group of friends in honor of trailblazer and equality advocate, Sara E. Rios '85, to provide fellowships for students pursuing public interest and nonprofit work.

Support Rios Fund


Invest in Toledo Law

When you make a gift to Toledo Law, your entire gift goes to the college. Your dollars help support current programs as well as new initiatives. Moreover, your gift sends a message that you believe in what we do and in what the College of Law and your legal education have done for you. Click below to make a gift online or send a check made payable to "The University of Toledo Foundation" to PO Box 586, Toledo, Ohio 43697-0586.

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Dean's Cabinet

The Dean's Cabinet is an advisory group that officially launched with ten members in 2021. The primary focus of the cabinet is to support the growth of the college, advance its national reputation, play an important philanthropic role, and serve as elite ambassadors of the law school to our external stakeholders, including alumni, law firms, and both current and prospective students. Read the Toledo Law news story about the launch.


  • Contribute a baseline commitment of $50,000 over five years (special accommodations may be considered for candidates in public interest roles or 5-10 years out of law school)
  • Aid in identifying financial supporters for the college's strategic initiatives
  • Attend two virtual meetings annually and a comprehensive in-person meeting
  • Agree to serve for five years

The cabinet is limited to 15 members, who will be recognized for their generosity in the College of Law Fornoff Society and University Donor Rolls. If you are interested in supporting the law school and aiding in its strategic direction or know someone who might be, please reach out to the development team to learn more.


  • A. Louis Denton '83 (chair)
  • Julia Bates '76
  • Mui-Ling Dong'92
  • Myron Duhart '96
  • Ken Martin '90
  • Nykolas McKissic '17
  • Duff Milkie '91
  • Ed Ruckert '75
  • Nicholas Wittenberg '11
  • Connie Zemmelman '81

Meet our Development Team

Todd Sterken

Todd Sterken

Director of Development


Toledo Law Development

Last Updated: 11/16/23