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Legal Resources

for Akron and Surrounding Communities


Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
1-800-998-9454
http://www.communitylegalaid.org
Pro bono for qualifying candidates.  Serving Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne Counties. 


The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
216-687-1900
http://www.lasclev.org
Pro bono for qualifying candidates.  Serving Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geuaga, Lake and Lorain Counties.


Ask An Attorney
The Ask An Attorney Program is offered the second and fourth Fridays of each month from 9:00-11:00 a.m.  Call the Akron Bar Association at 330-253-5007 to speak to the attorney on duty that morning.  He or she will answer your question or advise you if you need to have a thirty minute consultation for your legal problem.  Ask An Attorney is also offered on Friday mornings at 8:20 a.m. on WAKR Radio (1590 AM) during the Ray Horner Morning Show. If you hear this segment on 1590 WAKR and wish to call in to speak with the volunteer lawyer, call (330) 370-1590.


Ohio Legal Services
General legal information and brochures on various topics available online.  Visit:
http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/public/legal_problem


American Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Directory
Provides a map of the U.S. & Canada for Lawyer Referral Services in other states.  Visit:
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/lris/directory/


Supreme Court of Ohio Attorney Registration Search
Provides search capabilities for all attorneys licensed to practice in Ohio.  Visit:
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/AttySvcs/AttyReg/Public_AttorneyInformation.asp


Lawyer Referral & Information Service
Provides the name & contact information of an attorney who practices in the area of law you need.  Offers discounted consultations, and the initial consultation is sometimes free of charge.  Visit:
/NeedaLawyer.cstm


Save the Dream Ohio
Ohio's foreclosure prevention effort.  Visit:
http://www.savethedream.ohio.gov/