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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....

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...

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.

September 25, 2018 - 10:04 am

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 a.m.-12:...

September 25, 2018 - 9:48 am

For Community Legal Aid Attorneys Rachel Nader and Ken Mirkin, developing and nurturing relationships with pro bono attorneys and serving clients holistically seem to come naturally. It’s no surprise to find the duo taking on these challenges directly in...

September 20, 2018 - 3:36 pm

Community Legal Aid Services in Akron was recently named a Cy Pres Award recipient. The $186,033 award will go a long way in serving the nonprofit law firm’s impoverished and elderly clients in eight Northeast Ohio counties, says CLAS Executive Director...

August 31, 2018 - 4:19 pm

All Community Legal Aid offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day.  Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th at 8:30 a.m.

August 13, 2018 - 2:00 pm

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. With these words, our founding fathers set a...

August 13, 2018 - 1:59 pm

Public invited to attend ceremony, Open House Community Legal Aid is celebrating the opening of it’s new Stark County office with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a community open house. Executive Director Steven McGarrity said the event is “a great...

July 6, 2018 - 4:09 pm

E pluribis unum. Out of many, one. This motto was chosen with purpose for the Great Seal of the United States in 1776. Out of thirteen colonies with strikingly different cultures and values, came one united nation. But in today’s divided political and...

June 29, 2018 - 10:53 am

All Community Legal Aid offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  Our offices will reopen on Thursday, July 5th at 8:30 a.m.