Caitlin DiCresce

Professional Biography

Caitlin DiCresce is an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Justice for All Fellow. She is a member of the Domestic team at LASC, but her work includes Public Benefits, Education, and other legal issues. Her fellowship, the Child Advancement Project, is focused on providing holistic legal services to children and families who have experienced trauma. Primarily, the forms of trauma that her clients have experienced include domestic abuse, homelessness, and contact with the juvenile justice system. The Child Advancement Project also provides community education services to promote awareness of children’s legal rights.

Caitlin joined LASC after earning her law degree at the Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law. At Moritz, she received a Certificate in Children Studies for completing specialized coursework in children’s law and juvenile justice issues. During her time in law school, Caitlin was an LASC volunteer with the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project. She received recognition as a Public Service Fellow with Dean’s Highest Honors for her volunteer work during law school, both at LASC and elsewhere.

Caitlin created her fellowship to provide comprehensive advocacy to at-risk children and families. She also hopes that the Child Advancement Project can help bring greater visibility to the legal and educational issues that impact children within her community.

Bar Admissions and Activities

  • Bar Admission—Ohio (2017)
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association

Education

  • The University of Mount Union (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)

The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (J.D. and Certificate in Children Studies, 2017)

 

CONTACT

Email:
Phone: (614) 737-0104
Fax: (614) 224-4514

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