Bank on Justice

“Bank on justice” by choosing a Prime Partner Bank for your interest on lawyer trust accounts (IOLTA) and interest on trust accounts (IOTA).

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.

RECENT NEWS

Attorneys recognized for legal aid leadership and advocacy

November 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Contact: Jennifer Rieman; (614) 715-8572; jrieman@olaf.org COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 1, 2018) — Attorneys Pamela Hayman-Weaner and Gary Weston, both of Legal Aid of Western Ohio, are the 2018 co-recipients of the [...]

Clinic helps Ohioans get their driver’s licenses back

October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 22, 2018) — More than 150 citizens with driver’s license suspension issues attended a Driver’s License Reinstatement Clinic on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Franklin County Judicial [...]

Sophia Chang joins the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation as pro bono director

September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Contact: Jennifer Rieman; (614) 715-8572; jrieman@olaf.org COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 26, 2018) — The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (OLAF) has hired Sophia Chang as pro bono director. Chang is an attorney with [...]

Court Seeking Applications for Civil Justice Fund to Help Ohioans in Need

September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The Ohio Supreme Court is accepting applications for a program aimed at improving access to justice for low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged Ohioans. Read more in Court News Ohio.

LEGAL AID FUNDING SOURCES

TWITTER FEED

Attorney Mark Kittel Banks on Justice at @PeoplesBank because access to legal assistance is fundamental to equal #justiceforall. ow.ly/SHmZ30mC8tw pic.twitter.com/L3dEpePK59

OLAF led a project in our building to collect items for the Navy Junior ROTC. The goodies will be part of care packages shipped to all branches of the military! #veteransday #giveback pic.twitter.com/mYVSVrHd6y

Tammy and Karen are at @ohiobankers #OBLAM18 today talking to banks about #PrimePartnerBanks and the power of IOLTA/IOTA to support #legalaid pic.twitter.com/V7aj4PSH0D