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Foundation Releases 2023 Annual Report: Accelerating Justice

From workforce development and community stabilization to individual stories of success, the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation drives access to justice across the diverse landscape of Ohio. The Foundation’s 2023 Annual Report details how each Foundation grant, initiative, and innovation accelerates the pace of positive change, paving the path toward a more just and equitable [...]

2024-05-13T09:15:37-05:00May 13th, 2024|

Ohio Justice Bus Volunteer Attorney Receives Elam Pro Bono Award

Attorney Debra Rothstein Clark has always been committed to serving others. During her long and accomplished career at the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, Rothstein Clark helped hundreds of low-income Ohioans access legal services, a commitment she has continued in retirement. For her extraordinary pro bono service to the Clermont County Domestic Relations Court, [...]

2024-05-14T13:30:06-05:00May 13th, 2024|

Legislators and Pro Bono Leaders Honored at the Ohio Statehouse

On May 7, the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation joined the Ohio State Bar Association to celebrate excellence in the legal profession. The Foundation presented the 2024 Voice of Justice Award to Representative Kevin Miller and the 2024 Presidential Award to Robin Bozian at the Ohio Bar Annual Meeting of Members at the Ohio Statehouse. [...]

2024-05-14T08:34:58-05:00May 13th, 2024|

Meet Meredith Hood

The Ohio Justice Bus is happy to welcome Meredith Hood as the new program coordinator. Meredith brings to the Bus her experience as a legal assistant at Frost Brown Todd LLP and a practice group assistant at Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Peace LLP. She was also a 2023 Kirby Edmonds Summer Fellow with Human Rights [...]

2024-02-16T15:19:01-05:00February 15th, 2024|

From the Office to the Arena, Kathi Schear Lives in Service to Others

Attorney Kathi Schear has had a long and storied career at Legal Aid of Southeast and Central Ohio, formerly The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, working in nearly every practice area since she joined the organization in 1980. Schear has coordinated legal aid's pro bono efforts and worked in housing, family law, unemployment compensation, reentry, [...]

2024-01-09T09:59:51-05:00January 8th, 2024|

Civil Legal Support for Families Impacted by SUD Grows in 2024

For Ohioans and their families struggling with substance use disorders (SUD), a civil legal problem is often one more roadblock on the path to recovery. Ohio’s legal organizations are experts in removing these roadblocks, helping low-income Ohio families impacted by SUD secure housing and health care services, ensure children are cared for, escape domestic violence, [...]

2024-01-08T11:14:16-05:00January 8th, 2024|

Foundation’s We Care Program Gears Up for Second Run

After last year’s successful launch of the We Care program for professionals in civil legal services, the Foundation is returning the popular program for 2024. We Care is a professional development opportunity designed to help attorneys and staff navigate the stressors of work demands, process common experiences, discuss mental health concerns, and access further care [...]

2024-01-09T09:03:50-05:00January 8th, 2024|

Meet Tash Yeager

The Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest team member, Tash Yeager, who joins us as the Grants Assistant for our Ukrainian Legal Services Grant program. Beyond her role at the Foundation, Tash heads her own tax business, Yeager's Tax Pro, which she established in 2021. Boasting an MBA from Fisher College of Business and [...]

2023-12-21T12:58:40-05:00December 21st, 2023|