Welcome to Legal Aid's online recruiting center. We appreciate your interest as a prospective staff member. (If you are looking to engage as a volunteer, click here.)
Via this page you can learn more about working for one of the nation's oldest and most respected legal services organizations.
Founded in 1905, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is the fifth-oldest legal aid society in the world and has an illustrious history of providing high-quality legal services for indigent clients. Legal Aid serves five counties in northeast Ohio - Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain.
Legal Aid is a civil legal services program and focuses on issues of housing, consumer, health, education, work, income, immigration, and family law.
Our mission is to secure justice and resolve fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services and working for systemic solutions.
Learn more about working and living in Northeast Ohio
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Supreme Court of Ohio - includes attorney admission information
Ashtabula County Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Geauga County Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Lorain County Bar Association
Working at Legal Aid
Ranked as a top workplace in Northeast Ohio, we find it essential to attract professionals dedicated to pursuing our mission. Legal Aid offers an exceptional benefits package including:
- Healthcare Insurance
- Flexible Benefits Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with up to 13% Employer Contribution
- Financial Planning Assistance
- Paid Time Off
- Alternative Work Programs including flexible works hours, part-time work hours and telecommuting
- Professional Memberships
- Professional Development Support
- Participation in a loan repayment assistance program
Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture. Legal Aid encourages and considers applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Legal Aid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to ensure full participation in the interview process and to perform essential job functions.