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Legal Aid to Vision: "We won't stand for it"


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 Lega...

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure


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.

Veterans Day Holiday Closure


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.

Legal Aid Helps Local Parents Advocate for their Struggling School Children -


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 ...

Legal Aid Receives $1.2 Million in Grants to Help Local Domestic Violence Victims


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 C...

Attorney Michael Kachelries of Austintown joins Community Legal Aid’s Youngstown Office


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 b...

Community Legal Aid offers free local legal workshops and programs in November


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 event...

Applying for legal help just got easier New online application helps Legal Aid clients get answers sooner


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...

Columbus Day Holiday Closure


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.

Bankruptcy, divorce, custody, wills – attorneys to give free counsel at local law clinics


Community members struggling with civil legal problems can bring them to one of two upcoming community law clinics presented by the Akron-Canton Barristers Association and Community Legal Aid Services. The clinics take place Saturday, Sept. 15, 9:30 ...