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Ohio Justice Bus Hiring Program Manager

The Ohio Justice Bus has an immediate opening for a Program Manager. Position Overview: Job Title: Ohio Justice Bus Program Manager 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 Justice [...]

2021-06-14T07:51:18-05:00June 14th, 2021|

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Hiring Data Analyst

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation has an immediate opening for a Data Analyst. Position Overview: Job Title: Data Analyst Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Salary: $55,000 starting salary with generous benefits package including 401K, health insurance, and paid parking. Organizational Overview: The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation is a statewide, nonprofit organization that improves fairness [...]

2021-05-26T11:51:30-05:00May 26th, 2021|

Janica Pierce Tucker receives Presidential Award

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 14, 2021) — Janica Pierce Tucker is the 2021 recipient of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Presidential Award. The award, presented today during the Ohio State Bar Association Annual Meeting, is given annually to individuals, law firms, or organizations that have made outstanding efforts to improve access to justice in Ohio. [...]

2021-05-14T08:31:58-05:00May 14th, 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|

New law directs Attorney Unclaimed Funds to access to justice

Ohio’s legal aid organizations and access to justice initiatives gain a new funding source this spring. A new law effective April 12 creates a category of unclaimed funds called Attorney Unclaimed Funds. The law authorizes the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, the largest funder of civil legal aid in Ohio, to use these funds to [...]

2021-05-27T13:21:59-05:00April 20th, 2021|