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George's Story

Read how LAWO and our partners at ABLE worked together on George's legal housing issue.

Domestic Violence Programs for Survivors

Read about the recent programs LAWO has implemented to support survivors.

George's Story

Read how LAWO and our partners at ABLE worked together on George's legal housing issue.

Violence Against Women Act Paves Way for LAWO Survivor Programs

Read about three projects LAWO has implemented to provide much-needed services to survivors of domestic violence.

Lena's Story

A walk-in client at LAWO's Outreach office at Job and Family Services, Lena requested and received help when facing an eviction in municipal court.

Sophia's Story

LAWO recently helped Sophia break free of crippling credit card debt.

LAWO Seeks Consultant For Race Equity Advocacy Project

LAWO is determined to keep moving toward racial equity for our clients, our firm, and our community. We are currently seeking a consultant who can work with us in accomplishing our next set of race equity goals through our Race Equity Advocacy Project. 

Protecting Yourself From Online Scammers

Helpful tips older adults can take to avoid online scammers.

Volunteerism Creates a Ripple Effect

LAWO’s Pro Bono Program has something for everyone. We offer a range of opportunities to get involved, including counsel and advice, limited legal assistance, clinic participation, material development, co-counseling, mentoring, research, full case representation, and more. We also offer various events for volunteer attorneys through Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, other trainings, and pro bono celebrations. When you volunteer with our program, you receive malpractice coverage as well as support and resources to help achieve lasting impact in the lives of the clients you help.

Rudy's Story

LAWO's Plan Ahead and Protect Yourself Legal Series for Seniors is a free service for low-income older adults to help them understand their legal rights, avoid abuse and victimization, and protect their safety, assets, income, and independence. Learn how the program provided invaluable assistance to Rudy and Greta.

LAWO’s Right to Counsel Program Helps Family in Eviction Proceedings

Through recent Right to Counsel housing legislation passed in Toledo, LAWO has protected numerous individuals and families against unfair evictions so that they may stay safely in their homes. Here’s how we helped Paula, a mother of three children, improve her family’s rental housing conditions.

LAWO Honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022

LAWO shares recent projects, partnerships, and awards received for our efforts in providing quality services and legal representation for survivors of domestic violence in western Ohio.