Need Legal Help

Resources are available to you if you have questions about past or current legal issues. Understanding the law and your rights can be confusing. There are resources that can help.

Legal Aid Society of Lake County

Legal Aid of Lake County handles cases that impact issues related to health, shelter, safety, economics, education and access to justice. For more information, visit or call 440-352-6200.

211 Lake County

For referrals and information related to legal assistance, dial 211 Lake County.

CWRU Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic

Law students and professors from Case Western Reserve School of Law represent a variety of defendants. For more information, visit

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students serve the community and learn lawyering skills by practicing law. Appointments are required. For more information or to make an appointment, visit or call 216-687-3947.

Lake County Public Defender

The Lake County Public Defender is a public law firm representing people who are accused of criminal acts in Lake County and who cannot afford an attorney. For more information, visit or call 440-350-3200

Lake County Victim’s Assistance

Lake County Victim’s Assistance provides advocacy services for victims of crime and ensures they are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect in the criminal justice process. For more information, visit or call 440-350-2691.