4/4/11: “Poetic Justice” Volume 8, Issue 1

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The Spring 2011  issue of  “Poetic Justice”  is now available!   Stories include:

  • Thompson Hine, LLP Leads A Unique Partnership:  Legal Aid clients and MetroHealth patients benefit
  • Medical-Legal Partnership: A Physician’s Perspective
  • Staff Attorney Profile: Peter Iskin
  • Housing Conditions Improve with Legal Aid’s Help
  • Legal Aid Provides Hope to Air Force Veteran
  • Partner Profile: Giffen & Kaminski, LLC
  • Volunteer Profiles: Kari B. Coniglio and Luis A. Carrion
  • Volunteer Lawyers in Action – VLP 2010 Snapshot
  • In Memoriam: Betty Klaric (1931 – 2011)
  • Legal Aid Launches New Website

2011
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Poetic Justice
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Legal Aid Prevents Foreclosure in Ashtabula County
In the end, Ms. Reese got the bank to charge off the loan, so the couple no longer had to pay the high interest rates. Ms. Reese was pleased with the result, calling the verdict a "good outcome."

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Learn about foreclosure.

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Legal Aid Receives $445,368 Cy Pres Award
This donation … is a very meaningful confirmation that the parties, counsel and court involved in this suit recognize that we all have responsibility to ensure that people have access to justice. Colleen Cotter

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Learn more about consumer law.

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Cleveland City Council Supports U Visas with Passage of Resolution
Many victims remain with their abusers and do not seek the help of police for fear of deportation. The U Visa promotes safe communities by encouraging immigrant victims of crimes to make police reports. Megan Sprecher

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Learn more about domestic violence.

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Four-year-old now thrives in school because of Legal Aid
Ms. Medina was troubled by the behavior of her son Juwan. Though only three years old, Juwan was exceptionally quiet and hardly spoke at all.

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Learn more about Legal Aid's Education practice area.

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