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Pro Bono

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Access to Justice in Ohio

Learn about Ohio legal aids’ funding sources, the types of cases they handle, and other general information including location and counties served.

Our Mission

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation is committed to improving access to justice and ensuring that legal aid societies and other resources, programs and services address the unmet civil legal needs of low-income and underserved Ohioans.


Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation installs new board members

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Rieman; (614) 715-8572 COLUMBUS (June 14, 2018) — The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (OLAF) Board of Trustees today installed three new members of the [...]

Lawyers taking to Youngstown streets to help residents with legal problems

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Legal Aid attorneys have been going out into Youngstown’s neighborhoods to meet clients where they live, work and play for the pilot project. Two attorneys are working full-time on it, [...]

2017 Annual Report Now Available

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Our nation promises justice for all, not just for those who can afford it. Legal aid levels the playing field and helps ensure fairness in Ohio’s justice system. It provides [...]

Perry County judges recognized for improving access to justice

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Judge Luann Cooperrider of Perry County Probate Court/Juvenile Court and Judge Dean Wilson of Perry County Municipal Court are the 2018 recipients of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award for Pro Bono Service.



Today the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation installed three new board members and welcomed new officers. Thank you to David Kutik for his service as president and welcome to new president Mary Mertz! Read the release:

#LegalAid isn’t just about providing assistance. “It’s transformative work that allows low-income & vulnerable Ohioans to be gainfully employed, financially secure, stably housed, healthy & safe from domestic violence.” - @OhioLegalAid Exec. Dir. Angie Lloyd #ThursdayThoughts Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid