Laura Sminchak

  • Hosted by Ohio State Legal Services Association
  • Sponsored by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Ohio Access to Justice Foundation
  • Service location Lancaster, Ohio
  • Issue area Medical-Legal Partnership
  • Fellowship class year 2008
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

The project focuses on meeting the needs of the poor in Appalachian Ohio by developing lasting partnerships with medical entities in the area and by providing direct representation to clients. Appalachian Ohio is an area that struggles with widespread poverty and limited resources, making the need for professional collaboration even more urgent.

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