PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Chair, Cleveland Planning Commission; Former Trustee, Ohio Planning Conference, the Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association; Former Chair of Board of Trustees, Near West Housing Development Corporation; Former Member of Government Relations Committee, Catholic Charities Corporation; Cleveland State University, Albert A. Levin Chair of Urban Studies and Public Service Advisory Committee; Bluecoats, Inc.; Citizens League of Greater Cleveland; Board of Directors, Community Service Alliance; Board of Directors, Ohio Canal Corridor; Board of Directors, Wingspan Care Group, a not-for-profit parent company of Applewood Centers, Inc., Bellefaire JCB and Monarch Teaching Technologies; Urban Land Institute. ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS: Graduate Assistantship to the Honorary Levin Chair; assisted in planning the Anglo-American Colloquiums on Urban Innovations in Birmingham, England; 1984 AAG International Conference (American Association of Geographers); delivered paper entitled "Urban Waterfront Development: A Comparative Study on Implementation Structures in Toronto and Cleveland"; received award for the best graduate research paper for 1984-1985 at the College of Urban Affairs; Distinguished Alumni Award, Cleveland State University (June 2007); Dean's Distinguished Alumni Award, Cleveland State University, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs (January 1994); Certificate of Recognition as Member of Government Relations Committee, Catholic Charities Services Corporation (1989-1994); Award by President's Council of John Carroll University (2003-2004); named a Super Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyer magazine from 2005-2007. An expert on urban affairs, Anthony Coyne has authored several papers and was called upon to serve as Executive Assistant to the Director of Transition for Mayor Michael R. White's transition into his first term as Mayor of the City of Cleveland. He was Judicial Extern in 1987 for Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. PRESENTATIONS: Frequent Guest Lecturer at Cleveland State University. Speaker before organizations such as National Business Institute, Lorman Education Series, Cleveland and Ohio State Bar Associations, Ohio Planning Conference, CLE International Seminar on Eminent Domain, Urban Land Institute and International Council on Shopping Centers on such topics as "Taking of Property by Eminent Domain," "Zoning Board of Adjustment," "Advising a Client Prior to Condemnation," "Administrative Zoning and BZA," "Understanding Just Compensation," "Valuation and Damages Issues: Appraisers, Other Experts, Jury Issues and Trial Strategy in Eminent Domain," "Trends in Eminent Domain," "Advising the Client: From Developing the Plan to its Presentation to the Planning Commission and/or BZA," "Use of Eminent Domain for Blighted Areas - Inner Ring Suburbs," "Evolution of Eminent Domain as a Tool of Local Government," "Ethics of Planning Commission and BZA Hearings," "Representing Municipalities," "Advising the Taking Authority," "Does Blight Make Right?," "Eminent Domain and Blighted Areas, Inner Ring Suburbs, Developable Land, Abuse of Discretion," "Eminent Domain as a Tool for Economic Development: Blight and First Ring Suburbs" and "Eminent Domain and Norwood.".