The Stephen Project - Month 3

The Stephen Project
Month 3: The Epilepsy Association

For month 3 of The Stephen Project, all money raised will be donated to The Epilepsy Association in Cleveland, OH.

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About The Stephen Project

Stephen Jones, a local Cleveland man, is partnering with Liner Legal to donate money to local charities as part of a unique payment arrangement for services rendered and to help others during the holiday season.

Most of Liner Legal’s clients cannot afford to pay for legal services upfront, so the Social Security Administration (SSA) is supposed to hold all legal fees and release them to the lawyer at the end of the case. In a recent case, Jones came to Liner Legal looking for help obtaining disability benefits. However, SSA neglected to hold the legal fees and released the entire sum to Jones by mistake.

In appreciation of the benefits he received, Jones wanted to pay the attorneys in full for representing him. However, Jones and Michael Liner, founder of Liner Legal, created a plan in which Jones will donate the money to help others. Instead of paying Liner Legal $50/month for essentially 3 years ($1800), Jones is committed to donating $36/month for 18 months ($650) to different charities to help better the community. 

By partnering on this unique payment arrangement, Jones and Liner Legal hope to raise awareness of each charity and encourage others in the community to donate as well. 

About the Epilepsy Association

The Epilepsy Association is a local, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, based in Cleveland, OH, that assists adults, children and families dealing with the challenges of epilepsy since 1953.EA offers a wide range of services, including adult mental health case management, individualized support for children & families to increase quality of life, and community education to promote awareness. Our staff is trained in epilepsy and mental health management and recognizes the unique needs of individuals living with epilepsy.


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    • $36 
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Liner Legal 
Cleveland, OH
Epilepsy Association 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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