Anne K. Sweeney

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Chief, Civil Legal Services

Anne K. Sweeney worked with Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for over twenty years.  In Cleveland, while serving as Managing Attorney for Community Engagement for the last 12 years, she gained experience and developed expertise in community lawyering, group representation, engaging non-attorney advocates in access to justice work, interdisciplinary collaboration and program/project development, implementation and evaluation.  She has also practiced housing law, worked on fines and fees reform, chaired Legal Aid’s Ethics Committee and established their Client Support Services program.   Throughout her career, Anne presented at several national conferences and published two articles in MIE.  Anne received her JD and MSSW from the University of Wisconsin and her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She is also a licensed independent social worker.  She lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio with her spouse and their three children.