Bank on Justice

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Pro Bono

Volunteer and help make a difference in the lives of low-income Ohioans.

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.


Justice Bus Fellowship application now available

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

Foundation releases 2018 annual report on legal aid impact

March 13th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

Ohio attorneys asked to complete pro bono reporting survey

March 11th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

2019 Presidential Award nomination period is open

February 27th, 2019|0 Comments

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award is presented annually to individuals, law firms, or organizations that have made outstanding efforts in improving access to justice in Ohio. Past recipients [...]



ABLE Attorney Reem Subei talks about about Lucas County’s achieving Certified Welcoming status: Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid

"We have a receptive audience if we just get the word out." Former @LSCtweets President Martha Bergmark discusses challenges to federal legal aid funding and her efforts as the founder of @JusticeVoices to raise the profile of America's justice gap: Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid

New Columbus legal aid director balancing high demand with limited funding… Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid