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Judge Ron Adrine: Trailblazer for Justice in Northeast Ohio and Beyond

Though it’s been six years since he retired from the Cleveland Municipal Court, Judge Ron Adrine hasn’t slowed down. After an impressive 36 years of service on the bench, Judge Adrine continues his advocacy for Ohio’s most vulnerable as a member of the Foundation’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Standing Committee. Judge Adrine first became [...]

2024-02-12T16:10:56-05:00February 12th, 2024|

Former Foundation Board Member Lived Life of Service

The Foundation was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Ohio Senate President and Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Board member Stanley Aronoff on Jan. 31. Aronoff, appointed to the Foundation’s Board of Directors in 1997 by the Ohio Senate, was an instrumental Board member until 2011, serving on the Public Policy Committee, [...]

2024-02-13T12:42:47-05:00February 12th, 2024|

Rural Practice Incentive Program Helps Bridge Access to Justice Divide

An exciting new program is increasing access to justice for rural Ohioans by helping newly licensed attorneys choose underserved counties for their practice. The Rural Practice Incentive Program, administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and supported by the Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio State Bar Association, offers loan repayment assistance to [...]

2024-02-13T12:02:01-05:00February 12th, 2024|

Black History Month: Spotlighting Black Leaders

February is National Black History Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the political, social, and cultural contributions of African Americans. The Foundation is proud to recognize the many Black justice leaders, attorneys, and advocates who have dedicated their careers to bettering their communities and building a more just and equitable Ohio for all. Here’s [...]

2024-02-13T12:40:22-05:00February 12th, 2024|

Support Legal Aid and Access to Justice: Attorney Unclaimed Funds

This fall, attorneys should remember Attorney Unclaimed Funds, a simple way to support civil legal services for low-income Ohioans. November 1 is the deadline to report unclaimed funds to the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Unclaimed Funds, and with it comes an innovative funding source for Ohio’s legal aids and access to justice. Effective [...]

2023-10-19T10:09:06-05:00October 10th, 2023|

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Awards $3.35 Million in Grants to Nonprofit Legal Service Providers

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, the largest funder of civil legal services in Ohio, has announced funding awards totaling $3.35 million. “This funding allows our grantees to continue and expand both community economic development and legal services work that is transformative for low-income Ohioans and their communities,” said Foundation Executive Director Angie Lloyd. Neighborhood [...]

2023-10-10T14:45:34-05:00October 9th, 2023|

Paula Boggs Muething Takes the Reins

Paula Boggs Muething begins her term as board president of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation with years of leadership under her belt. As chief legal and administrative officer for FC Cincinnati and previously as city manager for the City of Cincinnati, Boggs Muething is accustomed to leading teams tackling complex problems. Thus, it’s fitting [...]

2023-09-12T07:35:05-05:00September 12th, 2023|

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality Supports Ohio’s Agricultural Workers

Ohio’s agricultural economy benefits from the thousands of workers who help plant, cultivate, process, and harvest the state’s food. Foundation grantee Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) has served agricultural workers in Ohio for 45 years, helping to ensure the workers receive fair payment for their labor and have access to decent and sanitary working [...]

2023-09-12T07:33:12-05:00September 12th, 2023|