Cleveland, Ohio – April 29, 2021 Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell is proud to announce that Aanchal Sharma has been appointed Chair of the Judicial Ratings Committee for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA). Aanchal’s practice is focused on the areas of business and commercial litigation and commercial real estate law.
Managing Partner David M. Lenz shared, “We are proud of Aanchal’s appointment as Chair of the Judicial Ratings Committee. She consistently demonstrates a thoughtful and objective approach to her work and in this new leadership role she will collaborate with the members of the committee to benefit the Northeast Ohio community."
In cooperation with Judge4Yourself.com, the Judicial Ratings Committee conducts confidential interviews to evaluate judges and judicial candidates seeking judicial office in Cuyahoga County in order to assist the public in making an informed vote. The Judicial Ratings Committee and Judge4Yourself.com are supported by the CMBA’s Partners for Community Engagement.
Members of the Judicial Ratings Committee are generally appointed by the Board of Directors at the beginning of each calendar year after an informal interview when committee seats become available. Lawyer members must be trial practitioners representing a diverse range of practice areas and may not publicly endorse or contribute money to a judicial campaign or serve on a judicial campaign committee.