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Senate Confirms Eight Nominees to LSC’s Board of Directors

August 19th, 2019|

Clark Kellogg to keynote the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s 25th anniversary celebration

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 1, 2019) — The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation announced today that Clark Kellogg, basketball commentator and former Ohio State University three-year starter and Big 10 MVP, will deliver the keynote address at the Foundation’s 25th anniversary celebration on Sept. 19, 2019 at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. Kellogg’s career includes [...]

August 1st, 2019|

LSC Receives $135 Million Spending Boost in U.S. House of Representatives Bill

June 26th, 2019|

LSC Receives $15 Million in Supplemental Disaster Funding Bill

June 26th, 2019|

Pro Bono Efforts, Contributions up in Ohio

Pro bono contributions from attorneys to low-income Ohioans have increased across the board. The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s (OLAF) latest report says the number of attorneys who worked pro bono increased from 2017 to 2018, as did the hours of service provided per attorney. Financial contributions also grew significantly. OLAF teamed with the Ohio Supreme [...]

June 24th, 2019|

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Approves Bill Providing $550 Million for Legal Services Corporation

June 10th, 2019|

Legal help available for Ohioans affected by tornadoes

As a result of the tornadoes on May 27 – May 28, 2019, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in Greene, Mercer and Montgomery counties. Ohioans struggling with a legal issue as a result of the tornadoes can contact legal aid for help. Common legal problems that can result from a [...]

June 10th, 2019|

Applicants sought for 2020 Justice for All Fellowship

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 2020 [...]

May 24th, 2019|

250+ General Counsel Ask Congress to Boost Federal Funding for Legal Services Corp.

May 16th, 2019|

With LSC under threat for third year, ABA president asks Congress to increase legal aid funding

ABA Journal

May 16th, 2019|