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Join the OLAF team: General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation has an immediate opening for a General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer. Position Overview: Job Title: General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits package. Organizational Overview: The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., founded in 1994 and located in Columbus, [...]

June 25th, 2019|

Join the OLAF team: Programs and Grants Manager

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation has an immediate opening for a Programs and Grants Manager. Position Overview: Job Title: Programs and Grants Manager Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits package. Organizational Overview: The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., founded in 1994 and located in Columbus, is a statewide, [...]

June 25th, 2019|

Pro Bono Efforts, Contributions up in Ohio

Pro bono contributions from attorneys to low-income Ohioans have increased across the board. The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s (OLAF) latest report says the number of attorneys who worked pro bono increased from 2017 to 2018, as did the hours of service provided per attorney. Financial contributions also grew significantly. OLAF teamed with the Ohio Supreme [...]

June 24th, 2019|

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Approves Bill Providing $550 Million for Legal Services Corporation

June 10th, 2019|

Legal help available for Ohioans affected by tornadoes

As a result of the tornadoes on May 27 – May 28, 2019, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in Greene, Mercer and Montgomery counties. Ohioans struggling with a legal issue as a result of the tornadoes can contact legal aid for help. Common legal problems that can result from a [...]

June 10th, 2019|

Applicants sought for 2020 Justice for All Fellowship

Through the Foundation's Justice for All Fellows program, law school graduates with a passion for public service address urgent legal problems facing Ohioans. Fellows provide a full range of legal services to low-income Ohioans throughout the state, providing fairness and access in the justice system and ensuring justice for all. The application period for 2020 [...]

May 24th, 2019|

250+ General Counsel Ask Congress to Boost Federal Funding for Legal Services Corp.

May 16th, 2019|

With LSC under threat for third year, ABA president asks Congress to increase legal aid funding

ABA Journal

May 16th, 2019|

Legal Services Corporation Optimistic About Bipartisan Support in Congress Despite White House Proposal to Defund

May 16th, 2019|

Corporate General Counsel Letter in Support of FY20 LSC Funding

May 16th, 2019|