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.


Meet Amanda Blake

September 21st, 2021|0 Comments

The Foundation is excited to welcome, Amanda Blake, the Program Manager for the Ohio Justice Bus! Amanda is a social worker who previously worked as the Director of Intensive Rapid [...]

Meet Matt Gilligan

August 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Meet Matt Gilligan

The Foundation is excited to welcome Matt Gilligan, our new Data Analyst! Matt comes to us from Pickerington, Ohio. He is a recent graduate of Ohio University, where he double [...]



Today we’re excited to announce the winner of this year’s John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award, Duriya Dhinojwala, an attorney at Akron's @LAW_BMD.

This award recognizing a lawyer’s exceptional pro bono legal work and a commitment to making the justice system available to all.

Thank you to @OhioJusticeFdtn for bringing the @ohiojusticebus to Stark County! The Justice Bus is a fully-equipped mobile legal clinic that provides pro bono civil legal services across the state. We were joined by the Greater Stark County Urban League & @CommLegalAid!

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