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Meet Reid Fleeson

We are excited to welcome Reid Fleeson, a 2L from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, as our summer law clerk. Learn more about how Reid became interested in law and what he’s doing to stay busy during quarantine. Q: What led you to law school? A: I took an undergraduate constitutional law [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:49-05:00June 26th, 2020|

Donate to the Foundation during the Big Give

Support Ohioans in need during the 25-hour Big Give online event, created by The Columbus Foundation, by donating to the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation and central Ohio legal aid organizations. The Foundation, the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, and Southeastern Ohio Legal Services are participating and can be found [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:49-05:00June 9th, 2020|

A Message from the Foundation

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail We are not a nation of laws if those laws are applied discriminately. We must have equality; actual, real and true equality – in education, in opportunity, and in the creation and application of our laws. There is [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:49-05:00June 8th, 2020|

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Responds to Urgent COVID-19 Legal Need with Giving Tuesday Now

COLUMBUS, OH  –  The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation is responding to the legal needs of low-income Ohioans struggling to be stable through the COVID-19 crisis and is asking for public support through #GivingTuesdayNow. The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated that legal health means public health. Ohio’s nine legal aids are helping Ohioans remain safely housed [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:50-05:00May 4th, 2020|

Applicants sought for 2021 Justice For All Fellowship program

Through the Foundation's Justice for All Fellows program, law school graduates with a passion for public service address urgent legal problems facing Ohioans. Fellows provide a full range of legal services to low-income Ohioans throughout the state, providing fairness and access in the justice system and ensuring justice for all. The application period for 2021 [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:50-05:00April 13th, 2020|

National IOLTA Group Forecasts Need for Additional Funding to Support Legal Aid

CHICAGO - The National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP) warns that new funding will be needed to help legal aid organizations respond to spiking demand for legal help due to the pandemic-related economic slowdown. NAIP represents 50 state and jurisdiction-based organizations across the United States that make grants to support legal assistance to low-income families. These state funders [...]

2020-07-16T11:23:50-05:00April 3rd, 2020|