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.




Lauren Gilbride, managing attorney of @LegalAidCLE's Intake Department and Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP), has dedicated her career to helping others. Learn about Lauren's career path and the VLP's important work: #celebrateprobono #celebrateprobonOH

Dianna Parker, director of pro bono and community engagement for the Ohio State Legal Services Association, helps guide #probono initiatives and community engagement at @LASColumbus and @SEOLSLegal. #celebrateprobono #celebrateprobonOH

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