CLE Credit for Pro Bono
Ohio attorneys may earn up to six hours of CLE credit per reporting period by providing pro bono legal services through a recognized legal services organization. Six hours of pro bono legal services earns one hour of CLE credit.
How to Earn CLE Credit for Pro Bono Service
How to Apply for CLE Credit for Pro Bono Legal Services
Enabling Veteran Rose to Keep Her Home
Rose*, a 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, suffers from muscular dystrophy and is wheelchair bound. Complications from her disease left her financially stressed and unable to handle her financial affairs. By the time foreclosure papers arrived, she was completely overwhelmed. Rose sought help from a veterans resource center and was referred to legal aid. Legal aid worked with the bank and negotiated an appropriate loan modification agreement which resolved the foreclosure action. Rose was able to prevent foreclosure and save her home.
*Name and photo have been changed to protect client privacy.