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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Volunteer Profile: Nancy Schade
Legal Aid attorneys also actively seek Ms. Schade's feedback on trainings she attends, using her evaluation and suggestions to shape future sessions. Fred

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Fighting for Ohio’s Veterans: Legal Aid joins local, state and national efforts to provide legal services to low-income veterans
Ohio is home to nearly 900,000 veterans, making it the sixth most veteran-populated state in the nation.

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Frank R. DeSantis Works for Social Justice as Legal Aid’s New Board President
“You can’t have a true justice system unless everyone has access to it,” says Thompson Hine Partner Frank R. DeSantis.

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Photos from the Volunteer Lawyers Program
See Legal Aid's loyal attorney volunteers at work in these photos from various clinics in 2013.

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