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Foundation Hosts Law and Leadership Institute (LLI) Students

This week, the Foundation hosted three rising high school juniors from the Law and Leadership Institute (LLI). Through the support of funders such as the Ohio State Bar Foundation and the Supreme Court of Ohio, the LLI program works with high school students from underserved communities to educate and prepare them for careers in the [...]

2021-07-16T12:54:40-05:00July 16th, 2021|

Board Member Q&A Profile: Sally Bloomfield, Bricker & Eckler

What do you enjoy most about serving on the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Board of Directors?   I really appreciate the professionalism and transparency of the staff; Angie sets the tone. I also value the fact that our decisions affect how services are provided to those who need, but cannot afford, legal services. What inspired [...]

2021-06-30T13:34:20-05:00June 30th, 2021|

Legal Aid Staff Profile: Mercedes Thompson, Legal Aid of Western Ohio

Domestic Violence Advocate. Administrative Assistant. Benefits Counselor. Paralegal. Project Coordinator. In her long and impressive career with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) and Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO), Mercedes Thompson has worn many hats. No matter her role, Mercedes takes initiative and leads, inspiring her co-workers with her enthusiasm, empathy, and can-do spirit. [...]

2021-06-24T08:23:24-05:00June 24th, 2021|

Legal Aid Lawyer Profile: John Petit, Community Legal Aid

John Petit is a managing attorney of the housing and consumer team at Community Legal Aid. In the summer of 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, John advocated for and oversaw the launch of the Tenant Assistance Project (TAP). TAP relies on the entire housing team at Community Legal Aid, as well as other CLAS attorneys, [...]

2021-04-22T10:34:01-05:00April 22nd, 2021|