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

Cleveland.com – website with news, classifieds and area info
Downtown Cleveland Alliance
Greater Cleveland Convention and Visitors Bureau

NEO is Great
Ashtabula County
Lake County
Lorain County
Geauga County

Learn more about practicing law in Northeast Ohio

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 and does not discriminate because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or mental or physical disability.

What’s Your Legal Aid Story?
Are you a volunteer, former staff or client? Supporter or partner? What is your Legal Aid Story?

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Ed’s Legal Aid Story
Legal Aid brings fairness and justice to thousands of people each year.

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Steve’s Legal Aid Story
...we can help continue the great growth and success of the Legal Aid Society.

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Jennifer’s Legal Aid Story
I love working for Legal Aid because the organization levels the playing field for eligible clients who don’t have access to the civil legal system because they can’t afford a lawyer.

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