News & Events

  • Elaine Fink receives OLAF’s Denis Murphy Award

    DECEMBER 13, 2016 Congratulations to Elaine Fink, Legal Aid’s Managing Attorney for the Children and Education practice group! She received the 2016 Denis Murphy Award from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (OLAF). David Kutik, president of the OLAF Board of… Read More
  • Congratulations to Legal Aid’s Immigration Team!

    OCTOBER 26, 2016 Legal Aid’s Immigration Team was recognized for its service to the immigrant community by the Alliance for Immigrant Women (AIW) at its Biennial Conference! “Immigration law has special pathways for immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault… Read More
  • Legal Aid Receives $25,000 donation from GE Chairman’s Award Winner

    AUGUST 1, 2016 We had the honor of thanking Bradley D. Mottier, VP at GE Aviation for directing a $25,000 GE Chairman’s Award grant to Legal Aid. He was joined by Carey Greiner, a member of Legal Aid’s Board of… Read More
  • Eric Kearney Joins Legal Aid Society Board of Trustees

    JULY 18, 2016 The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to announce that Eric H. Kearney, Esq. has been elected to its Board of Trustees to serve a three year term. Mr. Kearney is currently President and CEO… Read More
  • New Family Law Clinic Opened June 16, 2016

    JUNE 16, 2016 The indigent and the working poor are the most vulnerable when facing an unfamiliar legal system during a time of emotional upheaval in their lives such as a divorce. To alleviate this situation, The Legal Aid Society… Read More
  • Celebrating Legal Aid/Cincinnati Works partnership

    JUNE 14, 2016 Legal Aid received a great shout-out in June 2016 from our longtime partner, Cincinnati Works! Read it here. Pictured: Liane and Dave Phillips… Read More
  • Nancy Brewer Named 2015 Volunteer Lawyer of the Year

    APRIL, 2016 The Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) announced Nancy Brewer as our 2015 Volunteer Lawyer of the Year at the Cincinnati Bar Association annual meeting in April, 2016.  Ms. Brewer is a solo practitioner who specializes in employment discrimination. Since… Read More
  • Child HeLP recognized as outstanding medical-legal partnership

    APRIL 19, 2016 Child HeLP, our partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, was recognized in April 2016 as a 2016 Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership at the National Medical-Legal Partnership Summit! Child HeLP was specifically cited for its depth of integration… Read More
  • Julia Meister appointed to Legal Aid’s Board of Trustees

    APRIL 11, 2016 Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to announce that Julia B. Meister has been appointed to the Board of Trustees to serve a three year term. Ms. Meister is a partner in the… Read More
  • Mary Asbury receives 2016 Racial Justice Award

    MARCH 8, 2016 Congratulations to Mary Asbury, Executive Director of Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, on receiving the 2016 Racial Justice Award from the YWCA. Mary was honored along with Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth L. Parker at the Y’s… Read More
  • Dr. Karen Bankston appointed to Legal Aid’s Board of Trustees

    JANUARY 29, 2016 Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to announce that Dr. Karen Bankston has been appointed to its Board of Trustees to serve a three year term. Dr. Bankston is currently Associate Dean for… Read More
  • Victory for tenants in six low-income buildings

    “Cincinnati Legal Aid, working with the City of Cincinnati, the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition and HUD had a huge victory in court today,” stated Nicholas DiNardo, managing attorney Housing and Consumer, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio.  Judge Beth Myers… Read More
  • Expelled students make Colerain High rap video as part of lawsuit settlement

    We are happy to share a positive update on the case Legal Aid settled with Northwest Local School District on behalf of four Colerain High School students and their parents. The agreed upon diversity respect program, facilitated by noted expert, Eric Ellis, begins tonight at 7 pm at the Colerain High School Auditorium. Read More
  • Child HeLP Team received the Academic-Community Research Partnership Award

    OCTOBER 9, 2014 Congratulations to our Child HeLP partnership which just received the Academic­ Community Research Partnership Award from the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training at the University of Cincinnati. Child HeLP, which stands for The Cincinnati… Read More
  • Deanna White honored with 2014 Community Health Award

    OCTOBER 6, 2014 Legal Aid Advocate, Deanna White, received the 2014 Community Health Award from HealthSource of Ohio. HealthSource is a private, not-for-profit Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC), which offers primary health care services. Deanna was honored because of… Read More