The number of pro bono hours provided by attorneys to low-income Ohioans has gone up.
The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s latest voluntary pro bono report says the number of pro bono hours provided by the attorneys who reported has increased by 15 percent, even though fewer lawyers reported pro bono duty.
OLAF teamed up with the Ohio Supreme Court to find out how attorneys statewide stack up. According to the report, 3,543 attorneys participated in voluntary pro bono reporting in 2017, which was 18 percent less than the year before.
Read more in Court News Ohio.