Become a CASA

The first step on your journey to becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate is to fill out your pre-application today!

GAL Annual Compliance Statement

Make sure you have turned in your compliance statement for this year. The Annual Compliance form is made available to you on our website for your convenience. Please click on the link and start filling out the PDF to register your annual compliance Annual Compliance Form

Become a GAL

To become a Guardian ad litem for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, attorneys must attend New Guardian ad Litem Training (pre-service training), which the Guardian ad Litem Project offers. New GAL Training will be announced shortly. We hold this training cooperatively with the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court.

Once an attorney completes New Guardian ad Litem Training, the attorney must submit an
Guardian ad Litem Application to the Guardian ad Litem Project.

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Public Comment Period Opens on Change to Out-of-State Attorney Admission Rule

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 2:58pm
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until April 10 on a proposed amendment that would allow attorneys who passed another state’s bar exam to practice law in Ohio while their requests to be admitted to the Ohio bar without examination are pending.

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $39,500 from Lawyer’s Fund

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:15pm
The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection has awarded $39,580 to 19 victims of attorney theft.

Ohio Supreme Court Promotes Educational Video During National Judicial Outreach Week

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 3:03pm
The Ohio Supreme Court’s Civic Education Section recently unveiled a video that explains how the state court system operates.

Family Ties: Father, Daughter Make History at Ohio Bar Exam

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:49pm
It’s the most critical week in a prospective attorney’s life. While everyone has a story on how they got to the Ohio bar exam, one Akron duo has a uniquely shared path.

Rules of Practice Amendments Adopted by Supreme Court Take Effect

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:24pm
The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted amendments to its Rules of Practice that define an official record as the electronic version.

Diversity, Youth Spark COSI CEO’s Speech at Black History Month Event

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 11:27am
When thinking about famous scientists, there’s a stereotypical appearance. Whether it’s Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, or even Bill Nye “the Science Guy,” the general association is that science is exclusive to older, white men. But there are countless others who’ve created revolutionary inventions.

Board Announces March Disciplinary Hearings

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 9:44am
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced March disciplinary hearings involving attorneys charged with professional misconduct.