August 15, 2017 - 10:39 am

Next month, we’re hosting our annual anniversary celebration to mark our 65th year as a legal aid organization. I hope you all will join us for this fun and momentous event.   We will be recognizing several individuals and groups for their contributions,...

July 19, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Expungement program helps clients start over, rebuild lives   When someone is convicted of a crime, that conviction is logged in their criminal record. That record then follows them for life.   Having a “record” can create issues with employment opportunities...

July 10, 2017 - 4:23 pm

Everyone loves the 4th of July. And what’s not to love? Cookouts, parades, time with family and friends, and the pride that swells in our hearts as Americans for love of our nation.   But each year, I can’t help but reflect on another aspect of the holiday -...

June 23, 2017 - 12:40 pm

Annual event honors community partners, pro bono volunteers, and staff members Community Legal Aid is currently seeking sponsors for its annual fundraiser and anniversary celebration. The event, which honors volunteer attorneys, staff members, and community...

June 19, 2017 - 11:48 am

O’Connor life-long advocate for equal access to justice Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor will be the featured welcome speaker at Community Legal Aid’s 65th Anniversary Celebration. O’Connor was first elected to the Court in 2002, re-elected...

June 14, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Community Legal Aid is hiring a staff attorney in our Canton Office. To see details, including how to apply, click here. We're also hiring a managing attorney. To see details, including how to apply, click here.

June 2, 2017 - 7:01 pm

We’re celebrating 65 years of Community Legal Aid this year, and it’s been an exciting time to look back on our history and the success that brought us to where we are today, as well as thinking about where we’re heading in the future.   A lot can happen in...

June 2, 2017 - 3:26 pm

Stark County native promoted to new leadership role Local attorney Dawn Spriggs has been tapped to be a supervising attorney for Community Legal Aid’s HelpLine team. In this newly created role, Spriggs will head the HelpLine, Legal Aid’s call-in phone service...

June 2, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Whitney tells others, “Do not grow weary of doing good” Community Legal Aid is saying goodbye to long-time attorney Richard Whiney, who retired at the end of last month after 28 years of serving low-income clients. Whitney, a New London resident, has been...

May 24, 2017 - 1:09 pm

Legal Aid provides holistic services to veterans With Memorial Day right around the corner, any organization that works with veterans looks to commemorate the work and sacrifice of veterans and service members. But many of those who served now face hardships...

May 17, 2017 - 1:49 pm

Publication details accomplishments and impact for last year Community Legal Aid has released is 2016 Annual Report. The publication details the non-profit law firm’s accomplishments and impact across its eight-county service area for the last year. “I’m very...

May 3, 2017 - 3:55 pm

Gearing up for Law Week, we’re thankful for our volunteers Community Legal Aid has long enjoyed a partnership with our local bar associations. From our referral process, to collaborations programs with local law students, to jointly working on events - these...

May 3, 2017 - 10:06 am

Volunteers recognized for pro bono service This week, Community Legal Aid, in collaboration with local bar associations, will honor local attorneys for their pro bono service. Legal Aid staff members will present these attorneys with Volunteer of the Year...

May 3, 2017 - 10:03 am

Non-profit aims to eliminate housing discrimination Every April, the Department of Housing and Urban Development commemorates the passing of the Fair Housing Act by celebrating Fair Housing Month. This recognition month highlights fair housing practices and...

April 21, 2017 - 10:22 am

Non-profit hopes to raise $20,000 toward programs and services  Community Legal Aid, a non-profit law firm, has launched a fundraising drive in honor of its 65th anniversary year. The organization, which serves low-income residents of eight northeast Ohio...