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Dayton attorney Robert Curry recognized for improving access to justice

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 10, 2019) — Robert Curry is the 2019 recipient of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award for Pro Bono Service. 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 in improving access to justice [...]

May 10th, 2019|

OLAF & LSC Talking Points

April 12th, 2019|

Ohio’s legal aids address the opioid crisis

Ohio’s legal aids are working throughout the state to help Ohioans struggling with substance use disorders including opioid addiction. Read more about legal aid's specific work around the state: Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and Legal Aid of Western Ohio - North Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and Legal Aid of Western Ohio - South [...]

April 12th, 2019|

Legal aid wages another fight to fend off big budget cuts

Crain's Cleveland

April 12th, 2019|

Meeting unmet legal needs’ is the focus of 2019 ABA Day

ABA Journal

April 12th, 2019|

Trump again proposes elimination of Legal Services Corp.

Indiana Lawyer

April 12th, 2019|

Will Congress Heed Trump’s Call To Nix Legal Aid Funder?


April 12th, 2019|

Justice Bus Fellowship application now available

The Ohio Justice Bus will soon hit the road, traveling across Ohio to deliver critical legal services for rural Ohioans struggling to make ends meet. The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation seeks a Justice Bus Fellow to play a key role in launching and coordinating the Justice Bus; recent law school graduates with a passion for [...]

April 1st, 2019|

Foundation releases 2018 annual report on legal aid impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 13, 2019) — The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation recently released its 2018 annual report showing how through the support of the Foundation, Ohio’s legal aids improved the lives of 118,657 Ohioans. Ohio’s legal aids solve legal challenges to help improve the financial security, health, and safety of low-income Ohioans. “For Ohioans struggling [...]

March 13th, 2019|

Ohio attorneys asked to complete pro bono reporting survey

When attorney Eden Mays volunteered with Legal Aid of Western Ohio during her final semester of law school, the experience affirmed her decision to pursue the law. “Not only did it allow me valuable practical experience as a student and exposure to legal issues I hadn’t dealt with previously, but it also opened my eyes [...]

March 11th, 2019|