Management Team: Jennifer van Dulmen

Jennifer van Dulmen is Legal Aid’s Deputy Director. In this role, she oversees all client services and works to create innovative delivery models that are responsive to client and community needs.


In addition to her role at Legal Aid, Jennifer currently serves on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service. She has been the president of both the National Association of Pro Bono Professionals and the Portage County Bar Association, and she has chaired the pro bono committees of the Trumbull County Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association.  


Prior to being named Deputy, Jennifer served as the managing attorney for both the Volunteer Legal Services Program (VLSP) and the Family Law Team.


Before coming to Legal Aid, Jennifer was in private practice. She has taught at Kent State University and at a high school in Minnesota.


Outside Legal Aid, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Jennifer earned her juris doctorate from Hamline University School of Law.