Past Commencement Speakers - Capital University Law School

Past Commencement Speakers

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    2018 Richard Pfeiffer, Retired Judge & Columbus City Attorney
    2017 Paul M. Herbert, L'87, Judge, Franklin County Municipal Court
    2016 Janet Jackson, President & Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Central Ohio
    2015 The Honorable James L. Graham, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    2014 Michael B. Coleman, Mayor of Columbus, OH
    2013 Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Preston Deavers, L’94, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
    2012 Robert Schottenstein, L’77, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes, Inc.
    2011 Carter M. Stewart, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio
    2010 Lt. General Dennis McCarthy, L'75, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
    2009 The Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    2008 Jennifer Brunner, L’83, Secretary of State of Ohio
    2007 Ted Strickland, Governor of the State of Ohio
    2006 The Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones, Former Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    2005 The Honorable Michael Harrison Watson, L’87, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    2004 The Honorable John M. Walker, Jr., Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    2003 Paul J. McNulty, L'83, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia
    2002 Scott Harshbarger, President and CEO of Common Cause
    2001 The Honorable Alan E. Norris, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    2000 The Honorable Algenon L. Marbley, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    1999 The Honorable Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio
    1998 Josiah H. Blackmore II, President of Capital University
    1997 William B. Gould IV, Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board
    1996 The Honorable Loren A. Smith, Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims