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.


New report finds immigrants play vital role in Ohio’s economy

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, in partnership with a group of philanthropy organizations, has released a new report, Our Pathway to a Brighter Future: Ohio's New Americans, revealing that immigrants [...]

Provide right to counsel in housing cases to reduce evictions, tackle poverty: Hazel Remesch (Opinion)

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Cleveland Legal Aid lawyer Hazel Romesch writes in an op-ed that providing a right to counsel for low-income tenants facing eviction could offer huge payoffs both in keeping these families [...]

Nominations Sought for 2018 Foundation Presidential Award

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award is presented annually to law firms or individuals who have made outstanding efforts in improving access to justice through pro bono or volunteer [...]

Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting Deadline Approaching

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation and the Supreme Court of Ohio are reminding and encouraging Ohio attorneys to take part in voluntary pro bono reporting. The opportunity to report 2017 [...]



Small Business Owners: Want to learn more about your responsibilities as an employer? Register to attend our April 4 Frequently Asked Legal Questions workshop in Dayton. Event details: (PDF) and register online: Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid

We'd like to extend a hearty congratulations to all of the finalists of the #GlobalLegalHack! Although team #legalaid did not make the finals, we are incredibly proud of their second-round finish, and most importantly, of their project @WonderBotPro.

Know someone who quietly works to heal, unite and improve our communities? @DispatchAlerts, @colsfoundation and @UWCO want to hear from you! #EverydayHeroes Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid