Legal Resources



Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

"We believe that all individuals, including those who are impoverished, should have the opportunity to control, improve, and enrich their lives and community. Through legal advocacy, we transform the lives of those in poverty to increase opportunities, fairness, and stability, for a stronger community and justice for all."

Website | 800. 998.9454


Lawyer Referral Service

The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) of the Akron Bar Association offers referrals in Summit, Medina, Portage, and Wayne counties.

Website | 330.253.5038


NAACP, Akron Branch

"The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination."

Website | 330.573.4986


Ohio Legal Help

"Leveraging online innovation, Ohio Legal Help seeks to improve justice and fairness for all Ohioans by removing barriers to the law so that they can understand their legal options, make informed decisions and connect to local legal and community resources."



Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Akron Regional Office

"The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, places of public accommodation, housing, credit, and disability in higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry, military status or familial status."

Website | 614.752.2391


Reentry and VALID Clinic

"Law students assist low-income clients to help file applications to expunge (seal) their criminal records, obtain Certificates of Qualification for Employment (CQE), and file clemency applications."



Safe at Home

"The Safe at Home address confidentiality program was created by Substitute House Bill 359 (131st General Assembly) to assist victims of domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking, rape, or sexual battery by shielding their personal information from public record and providing them with a safe and secure way to participate in our democratic process. Program participants are assigned a substitute address designated by the Secretary of State’s Office to serve as their address."



Save Immigrant Families USA

"The content for this website has been created by a team of volunteer lawyers, to offer assistance to those who may be affected by the many changes happening so fast in immigration law and processes."

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