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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Working Mom Gets Help
After being denied an extension of short term benefits, Ms. Jefferson was scared. She told her doctor at MetroHealth’s Broadway Health Center she needed help.

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Learn more about Legal Aid's Community Advocacy Program.

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Opportunity Corridor Advocacy
Cleveland’s Department of Aging approached The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for help: homeowners, many older adults, who live along the construction route, needed legal advice.

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Learn more about Legal Aid's Act 2 Volunteer Initiative.

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Army Vet Fights Eviction
It wasn’t easy to find a safe, affordable apartment to accommodate his wheelchair and his service dog -- and this veteran needed Legal Aid’s help to keep his home.

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Learn more about Legal Aid's Housing Practice.

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Staff Profile: Dennis Dobos, Esq.
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. 

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Learn more about Legal Aid’s Foreclosure Practice Area.

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