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Second Chance Reentry Clinic Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Director: Hannah Christ, Esq.

Services Offered:

  • Record sealing/expungement
  • Certificates of Qualification for Employment
  • Relief from Weapons Disability
  • Child Support Modifications
  • Child Custody/Visitation

Contact Information:

Phone: (216) 368-2766
Intagram: @cwru_law
Facebook: CWRULAW


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Pardon, Clemency & Reentry Clinic Cleveland State University College of Law

Director: Khalida Sims-Jackson, Esq.

Services Offered:

  • Pardon or Clemency
  • Record Sealing/Expungement
  • Post-Conviction Relief

Contact Information:

Phone: (216) 687-2270
Intagram: @crim_justice_csu
Facebook: CSU|LAW Criminal Justice Center

Service Provider for the Ohio Governor’s Pardon Project:


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Cuyahoga County Office of the Public Defender

Type of Cases Handled:

  • Criminal Cases
    • Cleveland Municipal Court
    • Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
    • Lakewood Municipal Court
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Parent Representation (DCFS involved)
  • Record Sealing/Expungement
  • Appeals
  • Criminal Post-Conviction

Division Contact Information:

Municipal: (216) 443-2190
Felony: (216) 443-8355
Juvenile: (216) 443-7295
Appeals: (216) 443-7583
Expungements: (216) 443-7580

Record Sealing/Expungement Application:
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Cuyahoga County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Reentry

Links Returning Citizens to:

  • Community Resources
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Reentry Service Providers
  • Innovative Services and Programs

Contact Information:

Phone: 216-698-3437

For additional legal assistance resources:

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Legal Aid Society of Cleveland