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Foundation Launches New Prime Partner Program

Today’s financial institutions go far beyond deposits and lending. Ohio’s modern financial institutions are innovators, business drivers, and neighborhood champions that invest in communities to make Ohio a better place to work and live. Through its new Prime Partner Program, the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation is a natural partner to financial institutions that seek [...]

2022-10-11T08:28:06-05:00October 10th, 2022|

Project SAFE Centers the Needs of Domestic Violence Survivors with Disabilities

Mercedes Thompson and Lucinda Weller have a long history of working with domestic violence survivors. Thompson, a domestic violence advocate and paralegal with Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO), and Weller, the managing attorney of LAWO’s Stability and Independence for Survivors Practice Group, have dedicated their careers to helping survivors achieve safety and stability through [...]

2022-10-10T11:56:33-05:00October 10th, 2022|

Judge Denise McColley Leaves Legacy of Advocacy for Ohio Families

If there’s anyone who has earned retirement, it’s Henry County Family Court Judge Denise McColley. During her decades of experience as a magistrate and then as a judge, Judge McColley has worked tirelessly to enhance the legal system through programs and services for Ohioans. For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation [...]

2022-10-10T11:53:03-05:00October 10th, 2022|

Ohio Justice Bus Hiring Program Manager (Attorney)

The Ohio Justice Bus has an immediate opening for a Program Manager. Position Overview: Job Title: Ohio Justice Bus Program Manager (Attorney) Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package The Ohio Justice Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Ohio [...]

2022-10-03T11:11:24-05:00October 3rd, 2022|

Mary Asbury: Legal Aid Change Agent

When Mary Asbury became the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati in 1988, she considered herself fortunate to take over an organization that already had an established strategic planning process. Every four years, Legal Aid reaches out to community members to determine the most critical legal needs, a process that has [...]

2022-08-09T14:06:38-05:00August 8th, 2022|

Foundation hosts Diversity Summer Clerkship Panel

For law students just starting their legal career, a clerkship funded by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation offers professional experience, networking opportunities, and personal growth. This June, to help law students get the most out of their clerkship, the Foundation teamed up with Barnes & Thornburg to host a Diversity Summer Clerkship Panel. Justice [...]

2022-07-12T08:46:57-05:00July 8th, 2022|

The Ohio Justice Bus Hits the Road with OhioKAN

On an unseasonably cool June day, the Ohio Justice Bus pulled into the parking lot of the Jackson, Ohio, public library, staffed with attorneys and team members from Ohio Kinship and Adoption Navigator (OhioKAN) ready to help families struggling with legal issues related to kinship care and adoption.

2022-07-12T08:47:25-05:00July 8th, 2022|

Foundation Board President Jennifer Day Takes the Lead

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Board President Jennifer Day has had several big jobs in government, but two stand out as preparation for her role on the Foundation’s Board of Directors. When she was Chief Assistant Prosecutor for the Family Law Division in the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office, and Chief of the Crime Victims Division at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, it opened her eyes to how difficult it can be for Ohioans to access legal services and representation.

2022-07-12T08:47:47-05:00July 8th, 2022|