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...

February 9, 2017 - 12:01 pm

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award is presented annually to law firms or individuals who have made outstanding efforts in improving access to justice through pro bono or volunteer service. Past recipients include Paul D. Hancock (2016);...

February 9, 2017 - 11:25 am

Free tax preparation is available for those eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer programs help clients file electronically, saving them high preparation fees and often getting their refunds faster. Community Legal Aid is spreading the...

January 31, 2017 - 11:08 am

Free tax preparation is available Need help filing your taxes? Free help is available for those who qualitfy through volunteer programs. Call to see if you qualify for free tax preparation in the following counties: Columbiana (330) 332-5512 Mahoning (330)...

January 23, 2017 - 4:18 pm

The Ohio Supreme Court is sending the annual email to attorneys on active, emeritus pro bono, or corporate registration status with a link to the 2016 voluntary pro bono reporting website.  The reporting website enables attorneys to, voluntarily and...

November 21, 2016 - 2:53 pm

Homeowner Information Class Course Description Are you prepared for mediation, facing foreclosure, or having trouble paying your mortgage? Join us for these free weekly classes. All are welcome, regardless of income. All classes are taught by attorneys....