Supporting Neighborhood Transformation

Our new video tells the story of legal aid and Cleveland Owns, an incubator for collective ownership working in the Hough and Detroit Shoreway neighborhoods. Members of the Hough Block Club (the “BC”) rely on legal aid’s counsel and representation to develop a local solar energy project, which will generate clean energy and wealth for residents.

Bank on Justice

“Bank on justice” by choosing a Prime Partner financial institution for your interest on lawyer trust accounts (IOLTA) and interest on trust accounts (IOTA).

Pro Bono

Looking for a way to help the community with your time and your talents? Check out our COVID-19 Pro Bono Opportunities Guide.

Access to Justice in Ohio

Learn about Ohio legal aids’ funding sources, the types of cases they handle, and other general information including location and counties served.

Our Mission

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation is committed to improving access to justice and ensuring that legal aid societies and other resources, programs, and services address the unmet civil legal needs of low-income and underserved Ohioans.


Pro Bono Reporting Survey Launches

April 6th, 2021|Comments Off on Pro Bono Reporting Survey Launches

The Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation are asking for attorneys’ information on both their pro bono legal services and contributions to charitable legal organizations [...]



In 2020, Ohio Legal Help provided legal information and resources to thousands of Ohioans experiencing legal issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about Ohio Legal Help’s impact in the Foundation’s annual report Justice Responds.

Attention Ohio attorneys —the deadline for the pro bono survey has been extended to May 14th. Whether you gave legal advice or offered full representation to a client—your pro bono makes a tremendous impact in your community. Fill out the survey here

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