Legal resources

  • Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center

    Case Western Reserve University

    Law students at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, with the supervision of faculty, learn the process of incorporating a nonprofit institution. In exchange, forming organizations can receive low-cost consulting and legal advice.

  • Staff pick Reach Out

    Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

    According to the site: "Reach Out was developed to provide both law-related education and pro bono legal service to qualifying nonprofit organizations serving those in need in our community....Nonprofits must meet financial, geographic and mission criteria to qualify for pro bono referrals."

  • Citizen Media Law Project

    Nonprofit Legal Assistance Organizations in Ohio

    A list of organizations that provide legal assistance to individuals and organizations in Ohio.

  • Ohio Revised Code

    Title 17 of the Ohio Revised Code provides regulations governing the creation, management, and dissolution of nonprofit and for-profit corporations.

  • Staff pick Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

    Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

    Free business legal services for 501(c)(3) nonprofits organizations in the Cincinnati or Dayton areas of Ohio that serves low-income or disadvantaged individuals or otherwise enhances the quality of life in our neighborhoods, Also provides free legal education services to 501(c)(3) nonprofits throughout Ohio.

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

    Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

    VLA's mission is to facilitate access to legal services, including pro bono representation, for northeast Ohio artists and arts organizations; to develop educational resources for and build a living network of the region’s lawyers, artists and arts organizations; and to advocate for a strong and vibrant arts community.

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