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...

April 18, 2017 - 8:24 pm

OLAF-funded projects to take place in Youngstown, Akron Community Legal Aid has received a neighborhood stabilization grant from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (OLAF). This new funding will support community redevelopment legal assistance. The grant is...

April 18, 2017 - 8:23 pm

Community invited to meet new Executive Director Community Legal Aid is extending an open invitation to the greater Canton community to come meet its new Executive Director. The purpose of the event is to invite community members into the organization and...

April 13, 2017 - 11:29 am

Non-profit will provide advice and answer questions for those facing relocation Community Legal Aid is hosting a community meeting for residents affected by the Washington Towne Homes closure. The non-profit law firm specializes in housing and foreclosure law...

April 3, 2017 - 2:02 pm

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation is hosting a Happy Hour for Justice event in downtown Akron on April 12. Please see the invitation below for details and to RSVP.   SAVE THE DATE! Join us for an evening with new lawyers and colleagues from the Ohio Legal...

March 7, 2017 - 2:45 pm

Community Legal Aid Board member Stephen Funk recently was profiled in Akron Legal News. Funk served as a committee and board member for several years before resigning to fulfill his duties as president-elect and eventually, president of the Akron Bar...

March 6, 2017 - 11:51 am

For a limited time, Community Legal Aid is giving away a pair of tickets to the March 25th Cavs game. Cheer on your...

March 3, 2017 - 11:38 am

Akron Legal News recently published a story about the American Bar Association's national survey on pro bono work. The story features Jennifer van Dulmen, managing attorney for Community Legal Aid's Volunteer Legal Services Program (VLSP), speaking about the...

February 17, 2017 - 5:10 pm

As you may know, our long-time Executive Director Sara Strattan is retiring next month. Sara has been a valued leader for Legal Aid, having served at the helm for nearly 20 years, leading steadily through economic downturns and multiple restructurings and...

February 15, 2017 - 8:19 pm

Associate Director to take reins of Community Legal Aid Services The Board of Trustees of Community Legal Aid Services has tapped Steven J. McGarrity to succeed retiring Executive Director Sara E. Strattan.  McGarrity has served as the organization’s...