Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) is a non-profit regional law firm that provides high quality legal assistance in civil matters to help eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio achieve self reliance, and equal justice and economic opportunity. Low-income residents of western Ohio turn to LAWO for help with a variety of legal matters. Our experienced staff of attorneys, paralegals, and support personnel serves 32 northwest and west central Ohio counties through offices in Dayton, Defiance, Findlay, Lima, Sandusky, Springfield and Toledo. LAWO provides a full range of legal services, including legal advice, negotiation, litigation, and community education. Special projects serve victims of domestic violence, seniors, and migrant farmworkers.
Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify. Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice. Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties. We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible. You can click “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations.