Congratulations, Ann!

Congratulations to Ann McGowan Porath, managing attorney of The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland’s Volunteer Lawyers Program and Intake Group. Ann is the 2020 recipient of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Denis J. Murphy Award, presented annually to recognize outstanding leadership and advocacy within Ohio’s legal aids.

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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 Attiyya Toure

September 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Attiyya Toure

Attiyya Toure is the Foundation’s new Communications and Special Projects Associate. Attiyya is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. A talented [...]



@washingtonpost editorial nails it: "This is an offense to justice"

Without ever seeing a lawyer, you can lose your kids, home and freedom.


Rebekah Tefft, Justice for All Fellow with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, provides general legal services to women who are experiencing legal issues related to housing insecurity and domestic violence. Learn more about Rebekah

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