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Ryan Hymore Awarded 2020 CBA Volunteer Lawyer of the Year

Ryan Hymore Awarded 2020 CBA Volunteer Lawyer of the Year

Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation   The Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation is pleased to announce Ryan Hymore as the 2020 Volunteer Lawyer of the Year. Congratulations, Ryan! Ryan is a labor attorney with Mangano Law Offices Co., LPA, practicing in all...

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New Leadership for the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project

New Leadership for the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project

Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation   Jessica Ramos recently joined Legal Aid as a Senior Attorney and Manager of the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project. She started her public interest law career at Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), another Ohio Legal Aid...

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Ohio Justice Bus Visits Volunteer Lawyers Project

Ohio Justice Bus Visits Volunteer Lawyers Project

Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation   “We were pleased to welcome the Ohio Justice Bus and coordinator Jack Maib to Cincinnati today,” stated Jessica Ramos, Senior Attorney at Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and Manager of the Volunteer Lawyers Project....

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Support the VLP’s Work Responding to COVID

Support the VLP’s Work Responding to COVID

Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation  As the pandemic continues to create job and income losses, more families in our community are at risk of eviction and requesting assistance from the VLP.    “Maria Adams” is one. When COVID struck, she lost her job. Without...

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Check out the 2019 VLP Annual Report!

Check out the 2019 VLP Annual Report!

Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation   Check out The Volunteer Lawyer’s Project’s 2019 Annual Report!   Many thanks to the 310 volunteer attorneys who donated their time and expertise and to our contributors whose financial support sustains our work.   You can...

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Celebrate Pro Bono Week

Celebrate Pro Bono Week

Volunteer Lawyers For the Poor Foundation   Celebrate National Pro Bono Week - October 20-26!   “In my short time at the VLP, I know two things to be true,” stated Elizabeth Zak, VLP Managing Attorney. “1) Low-income families better manage the stresses of poverty when...

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Juvenile Custody and Companionship Expanded

Juvenile Custody and Companionship Expanded

Volunteer Lawyers For the Poor Foundation   The Volunteer Lawyers Project and Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati celebrated the new space and expanded hours of the Hamilton County Juvenile Custody and Companionship Clinic with an open house last week! Judge John...

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