5Legal Aid seeks support from experienced paralegals, or paralegal students seeking externships, to help with research, practice group administrative assistance and other project duties related to case loads.  Legal Aid requires a commitment of 12 hours a week for a period of three months, or the equivalent of a current externship requirement.

Practice groups include Community Engagement, Consumer, Family, Community Advocacy Program, Employment, Immigration, Public Benefits, Tax, Unemployment Compensation, Housing, and VLP/Intake.

To inquire about a paralegal volunteer position or externship, click here.

Click here for details on a current Paralegal Externship program!

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Staff Profile: Dennis Dobos, Esq.
<blockquote cite="#"> <div> <q> In the time Dennis has worked at Legal Aid, he has worked on almost 1300 cases with a stellar 98% of his clients receiving a positive outcome. <q> <cite></cite> </div> </blockquote> <p><a href="/staff-profile-dennis-dobos-esq">Read More</a></p> <p><a href="/get-help/special-programs/foreclosure/">Learn more about Legal Aid"s Foreclosure Practice Area. </a></p>
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A U.S. Veteran Restarts Her Life after Resolving a Debt
"I would have never considered reaching out to Legal Aid if they didn't have the clinic for U.S. Veterans. I thought I was just going to have to sit back and pray I don't get taken advantage of," said Green.

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Jesse Anderson: Community Advocate and Legal Aid Board Member
Long-time community advocate and Legal Aid board member Jesse Anderson is concluding a year as chairperson of Legal Aid's grievance committee.

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BakerHostetler Announces Support for Legal Aid
Hewitt Shaw, managing partner of the firm's Cleveland office, says, "We are pleased to be able to support this important organization."

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