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October 3, 2019 - 4:49 pm

The Mahoning County Bar Association is tackling access to justice issues head-on. The Bar Association recently announced the formation of the Access to Justice Committee, whose mission is to improve the stability and employability of the community by...

October 3, 2019 - 4:45 pm

AKRON - There’s a saying in the legal field - “pro bono” - that has extended beyond the legal professional. It’s now commonly used in everyday conversation by people to allude to free services of any kind. But its true meaning, the Latin translation, is “for...

June 19, 2019 - 9:22 pm

The Center for Community Solutions released Securing Stability: Legal Aid’s Lasting Impact, a first-of-its-kind study tracking the impact legal aid has on low-income Americans over time. The study includes survey responses from more than 1,250 clients...

March 21, 2019 - 12:09 pm

Nonprofit seeks input from those currently enrolled Community Legal Aid is seeking input from local residents who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in Medicaid. The move is in response to the recent federal approval of Ohio’s Medicaid Waiver,...

March 12, 2019 - 10:36 am

I recently celebrated two years of being Community Legal Aid’s Executive Director, and it’s been starting to feel like...

March 8, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Canton’s whooping 8.34 percent eviction rate places it 33rd among America’s mid-size cities with the highest...

February 28, 2019 - 10:28 am

Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops, programs and clinics to anyone who may need legal assistance or who has...

February 26, 2019 - 1:43 pm

By Dana Goldstein and Kimberly Adams Prior to 2016, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service issued Disability...

February 7, 2019 - 4:17 pm

Community Legal Aid Attorney Andrea Burton spoke with WKBN-TV 27 reporter Stan Boney in Youngstown about the newly...

February 1, 2019 - 9:32 am

By Steven McGarrity Executive Director Community Legal Aid Services As the head of a nonprofit, I hear the...

January 31, 2019 - 3:03 pm

Akron Beacon Journal journalist Stephanie Warsmith reports on an amnesty program that could help Ohioans reduce or erase their driver's license reinstatement fees. To read the story, click here: https://www.ohio.com/news/20190130/amnesty-program-helps-ohio-...

January 30, 2019 - 4:44 pm

Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops next month to those who may need legal assistance or have 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...

January 24, 2019 - 12:08 pm

Free legal services provided by Community Legal Aid Services to low-income residents in Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina,...

January 10, 2019 - 12:53 pm

With tax season around the corner, Community Legal Aid offers tips on tax credits, where to go to file for free (...

January 10, 2019 - 10:37 am

Volunteer Opportunities for Law Students 2019 Summer Associate Program Community Legal Aid is a private non-profit law firm which works to bridge the gap between poverty and justice for those in need.  Legal Aid is the primary provider of free...