MRR Partner James A. Climer was invited to take part in a panel discussion on “Qualified Immunity: Is It Changing? What Is Its Impact on The Justice System?” at the Twenty-Fifth Conference of the Eighth Judicial District held in Cleveland, Ohio on May 19-20, 2022.
Jim was joined by Nick DiCello (Spangenberg, Shibley & Liber), J.R. Russell (Assistant Director of Law, City of Cleveland), Sarah Gelsomino (Friedman, Gilbert + Gerhardstein), and Stanley Jackson (The Cochran Firm) for the panel discussion on Friday.
Jim specializes in public sector law, employment and labor, and school law. He has considerable experience advising and defending governmental entities and their employees, including counties, municipalities, townships, school boards, park districts, and social service agencies. He also maintains a significant labor and employment practice serving numerous private and public organizations, in addition to handling civil litigation, appellate and personal injury matters. Jim also serves as the Law Director of the Village of Oakwood.