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December 12, 2018 - 10:18 am

Community Legal Aid Managing Attorney Marie Curry readies children’s books for Legal Aid’s Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE) workshop. The free workshop, designed to help give parents a road map to accessing school resources best for their children, takes place...

December 10, 2018 - 4:48 pm

Thomas Lyden, Igor Petrovich and Holly Torres recently joined Community Legal Aid as staff attorneys. Lyden, of Youngstown, serves Legal Aid’s family law team. Meanwhile, Petrovich and Torres work on Legal Aid’s housing and consumer team. “I love being able...

December 7, 2018 - 10:32 am

Community Legal Aid Services, a nonprofit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income residents in Northeast and Central Ohio, named Joseph Ferrise, Athena Gough, and Erin Palmer to its Board of Trustees this week.  The Board also named Dionne Dowdy as its...

December 3, 2018 - 4:52 pm

Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops next month to anyone who may need legal assistance or who has an interest in these legal topics. All programs are taught by attorneys and are free and open to the public. All Community Legal Aid events can be...

November 30, 2018 - 1:44 pm

Community Legal Aid has been awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to help local domestic violence victims. Specifically, Legal Aid (CLAS) was awarded nearly $635,000 for its Justice for Victimized Families project in Trumbull County. Legal Aid also...

November 30, 2018 - 1:42 pm

New online application helps Legal Aid clients get answers sooner AKRON - Each year, tens of thousands of residents throughout central northeast Ohio apply for services through Community Legal Aid. Thanks to technology upgrades, that process just got a whole...

November 30, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Non-profit sues property management company over predatory contract YOUNGSTOWN - Community Legal Aid has filed a lawsuit against Vision Property Management. The lawsuit, filed today in Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas, represents five Legal Aid clients...

November 19, 2018 - 9:21 am

All Community Legal Aid offices will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 21, 3 p.m. until Monday, Nov. 26, 8:30 a.m. in observance of Thanksgiving.

November 9, 2018 - 5:13 pm

All Community Legal Aid offices will be closed on Monday, November 12th in observance of Veterans Day.  Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30 a.m.

November 9, 2018 - 3:42 pm

With the school year now in full swing, report cards and parent-teacher conferences are beginning to reveal where school children may be slipping behind. At its free upcoming school advocacy workshops, Community Legal Aid is helping local parents to identify...

November 5, 2018 - 10:05 am

Community Legal Aid has been awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to help local domestic violence victims. Specifically, Legal Aid was awarded a shared grant of nearly $635,000 for its Justice for Victimized Families project in Trumbull County. Legal...

October 31, 2018 - 9:08 am

Youngstown, Ohio -- Attorney Michael Kachelries recently joined Community Legal Aid Services where he will serve Legal Aid clients in Youngstown’s Taft Promise Neighborhood. As a staff attorney for Legal Aid’s Neighborhood Law Project – designed to breathe...

October 31, 2018 - 9:02 am

Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops next month to anyone who may need legal assistance or who has an interest in these legal topics. All programs are taught by attorneys and are free and open to the public. All Community Legal Aid events can be...

October 31, 2018 - 8:59 am

Each year, tens of thousands of residents throughout central northeast Ohio apply for services through Community Legal Aid. Thanks to technology upgrades, that process just got a whole lot easier. Legal Aid, which provides its clients with free legal advice...

October 5, 2018 - 9:00 am

All Community Legal Aid offices will be closed on Monday, October 8th in observance of Columbus Day.  Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, October 9th at 8:30 a.m.