Looking to get involved with Legal Aid leadership?


Applications are now being accepted for membership to Legal Aid’s Board of Directors and its committees.

Committee positions will include:

  • Pro Bono “¦ ideal for long-time pro bono volunteers who are interested in helping Legal Aid’s pro bono programs grow and thrive.
  • Development “¦ ideal for anyone interested in networking with the Northeast Ohio business and legal community, and fundraising for a good cause.
  • Finance “¦ especially needed are individuals with financial acumen and interest in helping Legal Aid steward and leverage resources.

History of past support to Legal Aid (financial and/or volunteer service) is key to a successful application.

Please click  on the following  link  for the application for Legal Aid’s Board of Directors and Committee Membership:  2012 BOD and Committee Membership – Attorney Application

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