NEWS & EVENTS

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

OCTOBER 27, 2021 – Congratulations to Jordan Cotleur, Elizabeth Gatten, Maggie Kane, Caitlin Cliff-Perbix, and Niara Stitt for passing the Ohio Bar Exam!   Jordan received her B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and her J.D. in 2020 from the University of...

Rent and Utility Assistance is Available

Rent and Utility Assistance is Available

AUGUST 2, 2021 - Although the Eviction Moratorium ended July 31, rent & utility assistance funds are available. If you are threatened with eviction, please contact your county Community Action Agency or county Job & Family Services to apply for assistance....

Join Us at Our Second Highland County Clinic

Join Us at Our Second Highland County Clinic

JULY 29, 2021 - Do you have legal questions about the new child tax credit, stimulus payments, kinship custody, or other legal issues? Get answers from Legal Aid advocates at the second Ohio Justice Bus Highland County Clinic. August 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in...

Have Questions About the Advance Child Tax Credit?

Have Questions About the Advance Child Tax Credit?

JULY 20, 2021 - Read our newest self-help guide – “Understanding the Advance Child Tax Credit” – to find out if you qualify to receive payments and when the IRS will send the payments. To view the full guide, click here. Join us at our Highland County Clinics on July...

Legal Aid Managing Attorney Nick DiNardo on Payday Lenders

Legal Aid Managing Attorney Nick DiNardo on Payday Lenders

JULY 12, 2021 - “While the owners of Check ’n Go were living their lavish lifestyle, their customers were trapped in a cycle of debt from 500% APR loans, leading to evictions, hunger and bankruptcy,” stated Nick DiNardo, Managing Attorney at Legal Aid Society of...

bi3 Awards Legal Aid Grant to Help Those Most Impacted by Pandemic

bi3 Awards Legal Aid Grant to Help Those Most Impacted by Pandemic

July 8, 2021 - We are very pleased to receive this grant award from bi3, Bethesda Inc.’s grants initiative to transform health! “The pandemic created significant housing and income instability for our clients”, noted Mary Asbury, Legal Aid Executive Director. “We are...

Independence Day Office Closure

Independence Day Office Closure

JULY 2, 2021 - Legal Aid Society will be closed on Monday, July 5th in celebration of Independence Day. We will re-open at 8:30 am on Tuesday, July 6.

Eviction Moratorium Update

Eviction Moratorium Update

JUNE 30, 2021 - Yesterday, the US Supreme Court upheld the CDC Eviction Moratorium.  This moratorium is in now effect through July 31, 2021.  Read the Court’s decision here:...