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Community Legal Aid Offers Free Workshops

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Community Legal Aid will offer free workshops in the coming weeks to anyone who may need legal assistance or who has an interest in these legal topics.

The agency is is a 501(c)3 non-profit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income individuals in central and northeastern Ohio. It provides free legal information and representation, as well as free education to those who work with the poor and elderly.

All programs are taught by attorneys and are free and open to the public.

The schedule of upcoming workshops follows:

  • Legal Office Hours at SAANDI (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) – July 11 at 10 a.m. at South Avenue Area Neighborhood Development Initiative (3217 South Ave., Youngstown, at the corner of Lucius and South avenues)
  • Legal Clinic: General counsel and advice – July 12 at 3 p.m. in Akron (location details given at registration)
  • Homeowner Information Class – July 12 at 5 p.m. at Main Library (715 Market Ave. North, Canton)
  • Legal Aid at Akron Urban League’s Community Meal – July 12 at 6 p.m. at Akron Urban League (440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron)
  • Veterans Clinic – July 16 at 9 a.m. at Canton VA Outpatient Clinic (733 Market Ave. South, Canton)
  • Legal Office Hours at Taft Elementary School (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) – July 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Taft Elementary School (730 E. Avondale Ave., Youngstown)
  • Divorce Clinic: Learn how to represent yourself – July 18 at 9 a.m. at Legal Aid’s Mahoning County Office (First National Plaza, 11 Federal St., 7th Floor, Youngstown)
  • Veterans Clinic – July 18 at 9 a.m. at Youngstown VA Outpatient Clinic (2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown)
  • Legal Office Hours at SAANDI (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) –  July 18 at 10 a.m. at South Avenue Area Neighborhood Development Initiative (3217 South Ave., Youngstown, at the corner of Lucius and South avenues)
  • Legal Clinic: Credit card debt – July 19 at 6 p.m. at Coleman Professional Services (3922 Lovers Lane, Ravenna)
  •  Veterans Clinic – July 20 at 9 a.m. at Akron VA Community Resource and Referral Center (111 E. Voris St., Akron)
  • Legal Office Hours at Taft Elementary School (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) – July 24 at 4:30 p.m. at Taft Elementary School (730 E. Avondale Ave., Youngstown)
  • Divorce Clinic: Learn how to represent yourself – July 7 at Legal Aid’s Summit County Office (Akron Centre Plaza, 50 S. Main St., Suite 800, Akron)
  • Legal Office Hours at SAANDI (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) – July 25 at 10 a.m. at South Ave. Area Neighborhood Development Initiative (3217 South Ave., Youngstown, at the corner of Lucius and South avenues)
  • Divorce Clinic: Learn how to represent yourself – July 25 at Legal Aid’s Trumbull County Office (160 E. Market St., Suite 225, Warren)
  • Homeowner Information Class – July 26 at 5 p.m. at Main Library (715 Market Ave. North, Canton)
  • Legal Office Hours at Taft Elementary School (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) – July 31 at 4:30 p.m. at Taft Elementary School (730 E. Avondale Ave., Youngstown)
  • Legal Office Hours at SAANDI (open to families of the Taft Promise Neighborhood) –  August 1 at 10 a.m. at South Ave. Area Neighborhood Development Initiative (3217 South Ave., Youngstown, at the corner of Lucius and South avenues)
  • Custody Clinic: Learn how to represent yourself –  Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. at Legal Aid’s Stark County Office (306 Market Ave. North, Canton)
  • Legal Clinic: Agreed Custody –  Aug. 1 at 1:15 p.m. at Legal Aid’s Stark County Office (306 Market Ave. North, Canton)
  • Divorce Clinic: Learn how to represent yourself –  Aug. 2 at 9 a.m. at Legal Aid’s Stark County Office (306 Market Ave. North, Canton)

Details for how to register, as well as locations, are available online here. Workshops also are added periodically.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.