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.


LSC Receives $25 Million Spending Boost from Congress

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]



We had the best time presenting Brandon D. Cox with his Community Service Award for Attorney 40 and Under at the @OSBA District 12 Meeting yesterday. We are proud to not only recognize your service but also call you a Fellow. @tuckerellis #FoundationFellow Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid

As part of @OhioLegalAid New Americans, we're showcasing how immigrants play a crucial role in Ohio’s economy and how investments in services for immigrants would expand positive outcomes. Retweeted by Ohio Legal Aid

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