Joann Sahl

Joann Sahl

Joann Sahl is the assistant director of the University of Akron Legal Clinic. Professor Sahl supervises the Reentry Clinic and the Civil Practice Clinic at the University of Akron Law School. Professor Sahl also teaches in the area of appellate practice. Before joining Akron Law, she worked at Columbus Legal Aid and Community Legal Aid Services, Inc. She also worked at the Ohio Public Defender’s Office where she was Chief Appellate Counsel and supervisor of the Death Penalty Section. Professor Sahl received her J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law and her B.A. from The Ohio State University.


Understanding how criminal records are sealed

By: and - February 14, 2020

Eligible offenders convicted of certain types of crimes can ask the court to expunge, or seal, their convictions. If the court seals a conviction, that conviction is no longer in the public record. Courts seal records so that eligible offenders can move on with their lives without the stigma of a criminal conviction. Qualifying for […]