On October 24, legal aid staffers and volunteers paid tribute to Legal Aid Day. Read more here.
Columbus Bar Association series "Understanding Ohio Law"
Lake County News Chronicle 8/11/2017
ABA Journal 8/11/2017
Policy Matters Ohio 8/3/2017
Ohio attorneys choosing to participate in the Ohio Supreme Court's voluntary pro bono reporting process reported more than 76,000 of pro bono work in 2016, maintaining the same level of pro bono work as was reported for 2015. The Supreme Court offers pro bono reporting in conjunction with the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation. Read more here. [...]
Nonprofit organizations, public entities or agencies providing civil legal assistance to low-income, underserved or disadvantaged Ohioans have the opportunity to secure funding for programs that increase access to justice through grants from the Supreme Court of Ohio's new Civil Justice Fund. Read more here.
Ohio attorneys will receive registration packets this month for the 2017-2019 biennial registration, according to a recent Court News Ohio story. New for this registration biennium is the option to register as an Emeritus Pro Bono attorney, which enables attorneys with at least 15 years in practice, a clean recent disciplinary record, and not otherwise engaged [...]