Second Chance Legal Clinics

OJPC’s Second Chance Legal Clinics are an opportunity for people with criminal records to find answers. Our second chance clients often want to pursue record sealing or expungement; apply for a Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE); find out more information about collateral sanctions and how they’ll affect job, housing and education prospects; get a driver’s license reinstated or mitigate burdensome court fines and fees.

More information: Can I seal my criminal record?

Removing Barriers

People with criminal records speak one-on-one with an OJPC attorney or paralegal at our monthly clinics at the Urban League, the Freestore Foodbank, and the Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office. Legal advice, information, and representation—free of charge. See the schedule for our clinics below:


If you have a question for our Second Chance Team or if you would like to make an appointment with our legal professionals, email

More information on record sealing:Can I seal my criminal record?