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Sen. Nathan Manning Receives Voice of Justice Award

State Senator Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) is the 2022 recipient of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Voice of Justice Award. In 2015, the Foundation created the Voice of Justice Award to recognize a person or organization that demonstrates outstanding leadership and advocacy on behalf of low-income Ohioans who may need legal assistance to live [...]

2022-05-12T09:29:48-05:00May 12th, 2022|

Judge Andrew Logan Receives Presidential Award

Judge Andrew Logan of the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas is the 2022 recipient of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Presidential Award. The award is given annually to individuals, law firms, or organizations that have made outstanding efforts to improve access to justice in Ohio. Since 1996, the Foundation has honored leaders in [...]

2022-05-11T13:36:17-05:00May 11th, 2022|

Ohio Justice Bus hiring Project Attorney

The Ohio Justice Bus has an opening for a Project Attorney. Position Overview Job Title: Ohio Justice Bus Project Attorney Status: Contract Pay Range: Hourly rate starting at $35-$50/hour commensurate with experience The Ohio Justice Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Ohio Justice Bus Mission Statement: The [...]

2022-04-12T11:17:01-05:00April 11th, 2022|

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation hiring Executive Assistant

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation has an opening for an Executive Assistant. Position Overview Job Title: Executive Assistant Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience starting at $58,000 and a generous benefits package. To Apply Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter explaining in detail their interest in [...]

2022-04-07T15:32:00-05:00April 5th, 2022|

Foundation Releases 2021 Annual Report

When justice is in focus, extraordinary transformation occurs. In 2021, civil legal services took center stage as an integral solution to moving Ohio forward, an effort led by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation and its grantees. The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation’s 2021 Annual Report explores how Ohio’s legal aid organizations, Ohio Legal Help, [...]

2022-04-01T11:54:07-05:00April 1st, 2022|

Miriam Sheline receives Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Denis J. Murphy Award

Miriam Sheline, managing attorney at Pro Seniors, is the 2021 recipient of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Denis J. Murphy Award. Each year, the Foundation presents the Denis J. Murphy Award to an attorney who displays outstanding leadership and advocacy within Ohio’s legal aids. “This is a well-deserved recognition for Miriam’s 25 years of [...]

2022-03-02T13:16:00-05:00March 2nd, 2022|

Justice for All Fellow Stacy Purcell Advocates for Homeownership in Majority Black Neighborhoods

First-year Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Justice for All Fellow Stacy Purcell developed a passion for housing law while serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer with Community Matters, a development non-profit in Cincinnati. Purcell spent a year between undergrad and law school living and working in the neighborhood she served, learning about the housing market [...]

2022-02-10T08:58:36-05:00February 10th, 2022|

Foundation Releases RFP for DEI Consultant

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation is solicitating proposals for a consultant to support the work of the Foundation’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. The Foundation Board committed in its 2020 Strategic Plan to use the Foundation’s statewide reach and capacity “to work to ensure that our strategies and actions promote diversity and equity [...]

2022-01-27T13:07:40-05:00January 27th, 2022|

Supreme Court of Ohio and Foundation Launch 2021 Pro Bono Survey

The Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation are pleased to launch the 2021 pro bono reporting survey. The Court and the Foundation ask attorneys to report hours of pro bono legal services completed and the amount of contributions to charitable legal organizations in Ohio during 2021. Attorneys can complete the [...]

2022-01-27T11:04:16-05:00January 27th, 2022|

Justice for All Fellow Victoria Hamilton Establishes Clinic for Asylum-Seekers

As an undergraduate at Case Western Reserve University, first-year Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Justice for All Fellow Victoria Hamilton interned for the InterReligious Task Force on Central America, a Cleveland-based nonprofit organization that works on education and advocacy around justice issues in Central America. “I was really drawn to the global perspective and the [...]

2022-01-19T09:53:37-05:00January 19th, 2022|