CDC-Nominated Director: Shaker Square Area Development Corporation
George Palda is a retired attorney whose former general practice had a concentration in union-side labor law for small private sector and public sector labor unions. George served as General Counsel of Local 1, Northeast Ohio Newspaper Guild for 34 years.
He and his wife are 43 year residents of the CHALK neighborhood of Cleveland, northeast of Shaker Square. He currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Shaker Square Area Development Corporation, after serving for 8 years as president and 4 years as secretary of the SHAD board. George received his law degree from Cleveland State University’s John Marshall College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University.