Nurenberg Paris Leadership

At Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy, we champion our legal team’s personal and professional growth through involvement in local leadership initiatives. Our participation within the Ohio legal community helps us stay knowledgeable about laws that affect our clients and fosters interactions that build trust among lawyers, clients, and members of the community.

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation has recognized our firm’s continued efforts as leaders in community outreach and involvement in the Cleveland area.

Our Leaders

Find out more about what our attorneys are doing to improve lives in the communities we serve:

David Paris

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law: Visiting Committee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Judicial Task Force
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Judicial Selection Committee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation: Board
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation: V.P. of Endowment
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers: State Chair
  • American Board of Trial Advocates: Trustee, Ohio Chapter

Jamie Lebovitz

  • Hillel: Board & Internship Committee
  • MedWish: Board
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Grievance Committee

Jonathan Mester

  • William Thomas Inn of Court
  • Ohio Association for Justice: Advocates Circle
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Board
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Litigation Committee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: 3Rs Program


Kathleen St. John

  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys: Vice President
  • Ohio Supreme Court’s Judicial College, Speaker (2014)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, Secretary (2013)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, Editor in Chief, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys. News Letter (2012 – Present)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, Treasurer (2012)

Brenda Johnson

  • Ohio Association for Justice: Editorial Board of Trial Magazine
  • The American Association for Justice: Publications Committee Trial Magazine
  • Northeast Ohio Chapter of the American Constitution Society: Board

Jeff Leikin

  • Orange School District: Board Member

David Herman

  • Kent State University – Member of the Paralegal Studies Faculty Advisory Council
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: 3 R’s Program
  • American Association for Justice: Judge for Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Executive Board – Young Lawyers Section
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Justice for All Committee
  • Cuyahoga County Democratic Lawyers Group: Board Member

Tom Mester

  • Case Western Reserve University: Adjunct Professor of Film & Law

Ben Wiborg

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law: Alumni Association Trustee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Treasurer/Secretary Workers Compensation Section

Dana Paris

  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital: Junior Board
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys: Board

Robert Trivisonno

  • Local Association of Professional Flight Attendants for United/ Express Jet Airlines
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 1731 Ramp Agents and Custom Service Agents Union for United Airlines