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16 January 2019
 January 16, 2019

Food assistance benefits for the month of March

Ohio announces that March SNAP benefits will be issued in two installments. As a result of the February SNAP benefits being issued early Ohio […]

14 January 2019
 January 14, 2019

Q&A: Free legal clinics offer needed help

Area attorneys give expertise to those who might not be able to afford it The free legal clinics held monthly in Marietta for those […]

8 March 2018
 March 8, 2018

Ohio is Trying to Change Medicaid

Ohio is trying to change Medicaid. The change would make certain people on Medicaid work a set number of hours to keep their benefits. […]

3 January 2018
 January 3, 2018

Proposed Child Support Changes

SEOLS staff attorney Natasha Plumly recently provided testimony about proposed changes to Ohio’s child support law. This Cincinnati Enquirer article details issues with our […]

13 June 2017
 June 13, 2017

Request for Nominations

The John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award Deadline: July 21, 2017 Your input is requested in identifying candidates for the 2017 John and […]

8 May 2017
 May 8, 2017

SEOLS Chillicothe is hiring a full-time legal secretary

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) is looking for a full-time legal secretary for its Chillicothe office. SEOLS is a non-profit law firm representing the […]

4 May 2017
 May 4, 2017

Athens Job Openings

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – STAFF ATTORNEY- ATHENS SOUTHEASTERN OHIO LEGAL SERVICES  Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) seeks individuals with a demonstrated commitment to making a […]

7 February 2017
 February 7, 2017

Summer Legal Corps – Summer Clerk Positions with Stipend

SEOLS and LASC have been approved for two Rural Summer Legal Corps positions!  Students are required to perform 300 hours of service and will […]

5 December 2016
 December 5, 2016

New Veterans Legal Clinic in Lawrence County

  With the generous assistance of Jack Welz and his staff at the Lawrence County Veterans Service Office and the full support of the […]

22 September 2016
 September 22, 2016

Free CLE – Criminal Record-sealing

Our Newark office is hosting a CLE followed by a brief advice clinic on October 26, 2016.  Volunteers with SEOLS or the Legal Aid […]

1 September 2016
 September 1, 2016

SEOLS is hiring staff attorneys

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – STAFF ATTORNEY POSITIONS OHIO STATE LEGAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION Chillicothe, Marion, Newark, New Philadelphia Offices Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA) is […]

11 July 2016
 July 11, 2016

SEOLS is hiring – Bankruptcy Attorney

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA) is looking for an individual with a commitment to making a difference in the lives of […]

25 March 2016
 March 25, 2016

Athens Fair Housing Training – April 8th

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) will host a Fair Housing Basics Training in celebration of Fair Housing Month on Friday, April 8th from 10:00 […]

25 March 2016
 March 25, 2016

Zanesville Fair Housing Training – April 25th

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) and the City of Zanesville Office of Community Development will host a Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodations Training in […]

2 March 2016
 March 2, 2016

Landlord–Tenant Fundamental Rights and Obligations Training Session

Joshua Goodwin, managing attorney for the Chillicothe office of Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, will be providing a brief training session about landlord tenant laws […]

1 February 2016
 February 1, 2016

SEOLS Chillicothe is moving!

January 29, 2016 will be the last day Southeastern Ohio Legal Services will call East Second Street home. Since the mid-1980s, it has had […]

21 January 2016
 January 21, 2016


Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) seeks individual with a demonstrated ability to work with staff and community to make a difference in the lives […]

12 January 2016
 January 12, 2016

SEOLS is hiring!

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – STAFF ATTORNEY- CHILLICOTHE SOUTHEASTERN OHIO LEGAL SERVICES   Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) is looking for an individual with a demonstrated […]

27 November 2015
 November 27, 2015

Six changes that could help the unemployed

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. […]

20 November 2015
 November 20, 2015


We know that if you receive food stamps, cash assistance, Medicaid, or any other public benefit that it seems like all you do is […]

19 November 2015
 November 19, 2015

Legal services offer free advice clinic in Washington County

Area attorneys are helping out their community, giving advice without a price. Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, and the Washington County Bar Association, are teaming […]

6 November 2015
 November 6, 2015

Don’t Ignore Those Letters from Job & Family Services!

Anyone who has received help from the department of job and family services (“DJFS”) will tell you that public benefits recipients receive mail from […]

16 October 2015
 October 16, 2015

SEOLS Briefly Volume III, Issue 1

“Mommy, Mommy, our electric is on. It’s really on, Mommy!!!!?” Hearing her kids’ joy, the single mother began to cry and “felt like all […]

28 September 2015
 September 28, 2015

The Benefits of Legal Aid

Legal aid agencies provide legal help to those with low incomes and limited savings and other assets. President of the Ohio State Legal Services […]

30 December 2014
 December 30, 2014

Legal help shrinking for those in poverty

9 October 2014
 October 9, 2014

SEOLS Briefly Volume II, Issue 2

SEOLS can’t help everyone; who should be helped? The single mother calling about her landlord not making needed repairs, or the disabled father who […]

26 March 2014
 March 26, 2014

SEOLS Briefly Volume II, Issue 1

• In Frazeysburg, Ohio, a father with multiple DUI and drug convictions refuses to return his baby to its mother after visitation. • Another […]

4 October 2013
 October 4, 2013

SEOLS Briefly Volume I, Issue 4

What will it be like, if legal aid disappears? Who will they call? The elderly veteran in Belpre living on SSI threatened with jail […]

17 June 2013
 June 17, 2013

Smith Case

From an interview with Thomas and Aline Smith of Kitts Hill, Ohio whose home was saved from foreclosure through the efforts of Mark Cardosi […]

15 May 2013
 May 15, 2013

SEOLS Briefly Volume I, Issue 3

Carved above the doors to the U.S. Supreme Court are the words “EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW.” This commitment to equal justice is echoed […]

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