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July 2014

July 26, 2014

Spanish American Committee

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with civil legal issues.  Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

If you are an attorney or law student, and would like to volunteer at this clinic - please click here.

Start: July 26, 2014 9:30 am
End: July 26, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Spanish American Committee
Address:
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4407 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States

Immigration: Adjustment of Status and Naturalization Information Clinic

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with immigration questions.  Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

Staffed by the volunteer attorneys focus on immigration, including the C. Lyonel Jones Immigration Pro Bono Committee.

Click here for a flyer for this event!

Start: July 26, 2014 9:30 am
End: July 26, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Spanish American Committee
Address:
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4407 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States

Expungement Clinic

A special clinic to help individuals who need a felony expunged in order to access employment, housing or other life necessities.   At this clinic, volunteer attorneys will help individuals navigate the expungement process and how to seal a criminal record.

Those attending  should bring all relevant paperwork to the clinic.

This clinic will be staffed by volunteer attorneys.

Click here for a flyer for this event!

Start: July 26, 2014 9:30 am
End: July 26, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Spanish American Committee
Phone: 216-961-2100
Address:
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4407 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
August 2014

August 9, 2014

Cleveland Public Library – Carnegie West Branch

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with civil legal issues.   Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

This clinic will be staffed by pro bono volunteer attorneys from Frantz Ward and Cliffs.

Start: August 9, 2014 9:30 am
End: August 9, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Cleveland Public Library Carnegie West Branch
Phone: 216-623-6927
Address:
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1900 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States

August 13, 2014

East Cleveland Public Library

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with civil legal issues.   Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

This clinic will be staffed by volunteer attorneys from the law firm of Taft and legal department at Progressive Insurance.

Start: August 13, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 13, 2014 6:30 pm
Location: East Cleveland Public Library
Phone: 216-541-4128
Address:
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14101 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44112 United States
September 2014
suggested gift: $150 - $2500

September 12, 2014

Private Benefit for Legal Aid (by invitation only)

You Are Invited
to help those most vulnerable in our community

please join us at a house party to benefit
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Friday, September 12, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Hosted by Tom and Kim Lobe
and Ann Bergen (Member, Legal Aid’s Board of Directors)

Event is at a private home, and address will be shared once reservation is made via donation to Legal Aid.
Cocktails
Array of Hors d’oeuvres by Marigold Catering
Complimentary Valet Parking
Dress: Business Casual

RSVP by making your tax-deductible reservation online
via this special registration/donation page:
CLICK HERE

suggested gift: $150 – $2500

Once making your gift, email events@lasclev.org to let us know the name of the guest joining you.
If you CANNOT attend, please email events@lasclev.org to let us know!

Alternatively, call 216.861.5590 to make a reservation via phone.

Or, mail a reservation with a check made out to “The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland”
1223 West Sixth Street, Cleveland OH 44113

Reservations due by September 5, 2014!

Start: September 12, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Location: Private Home
Phone: 216-861-5590
Address:
those with a reservation will get full address info via email
Cost: suggested gift: $150 - $2500

September 13, 2014

Cleveland Public Library – Glenville Branch

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with civil legal issues.   Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

This clinic will be staffed by pro bono volunteer attorneys from Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Cleveland City Council and City Hall.

Start: September 13, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 13, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Cleveland Public Library Glenville Branch
Phone: 216-623-6983
Address:
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11900 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44108 United States

September 27, 2014

Spanish American Committee

A first come, first served free advice clinic for low-income individuals with civil legal issues.  Please bring all relevant paperwork with you.

Start: September 27, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 27, 2014 11:00 am
Location: Spanish American Committee
Address:
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4407 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
October 2014

October 7, 2014

Legal Aid Board of Directors Meeting

Legal Aid’s Board of Directors meets quarterly.  The Board of Directors is responsible for defining the organization’s mission and for providing overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization.  Per regulations of the Legal Services Corporation, all board meetings are public.

Start: October 7, 2014 4:00 pm
End: October 7, 2014 6:00 pm
Location: The Legal Aid Society Of Cleveland
Address:
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1223 West Sixth Street, Cleveland, OH 44102 United States

October 18, 2014

2014 National Celebrate Pro Bono Week

A special week honoring pro bono service — the National Pro Bono Celebration boasts thousands of special events nationwide.   In Northeast Ohio, the celebration includes Legal Aid,  numerous bar associations, the judiciary, community based organizations and volunteer attorneys.

Watch this website in later 2014 for a calendar of all  Northeast Ohio’s Pro Bono Week activities.

In Northeast Ohio, the week’s calendar will include numerous clinics, volunteer recognition events and continuing legal education presentations.

Start: October 18, 2014
End: October 24, 2014
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Brief Advice and Referral Clinic volunteer attorneys are available for brief advice and referral only. Clinic attorneys do NOT represent you. If you need legal representation you may be referred to The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland or another service provider.

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The Cleveland Clinic Partnership
It was nice to meet face-to-face with an individual who might be personally helped by what we were doing. Fred

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Board Member Profile: Richard Panza
He cared - really cared about these kids and how the case came out, and worked hard to get a good resolution. Margaret Terry

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Update on former Legal Aid client
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