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...

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...