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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Guest Editorial – from The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Despite the recent budget news, we know Legal Aid is still in the field, still taking cases, still pursuing justice every day. But, fewer people will be helped.

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Legal Aid is grateful for the 1600+ pro bono attorneys that work with us each day.
These photos highlight some volunteers at clinics and other Volunteer Lawyers Program events:

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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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The law firm of Taft increases its support of Legal Aid: 2012 Legal Aid Board President is a partner at the firm
As Board President, Mr. Thompson wants to inform the community about Legal Aid's services, history and purpose.

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Learn more about Legal Aid's Board of Directors.

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