Find out the about the latest OSBA efforts to support legal aid.
OSBA Staff | April 09, 2018
Each year teams of middle and high school students from around Ohio take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses in simulated trials.
Ryan Suskey | April 09, 2018
Though tax reform and immigration may be dominating the headlines coming out of Washington, D.C., Congress is also beginning to look at higher education reform.
OSBA Staff | February 09, 2018
Prime Partner Banks are committed to ensuring the success of the IOLTA/IOTA program and increased funding for legal aid.
Marissa Weldon | April 19, 2017
Elaine E. Fink, Legal Aid of Southwest Ohio’s Managing Attorney-Children and Education Practice Group, is the winner of the 2016 Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Murphy Award.
OSBA Staff | December 27, 2016
We believe that technologically enabled lawyers will better serve their clients and themselves.
John Stewart and Casey Flaherty | December 14, 2016
During his six-year legal career, Kinman has assisted nearly 500 veterans with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
OSBA Staff | December 09, 2016
Two young lawyer entrepreneurs have found their small firm niche in Ohio’s access to justice gap.
OSBA Staff | November 22, 2016
The OSBA continues to actively address race and its impact on the practice of law at an Ohio State Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee meeting.
OSBA Staff | October 31, 2016
FEMA and the Legal Services Corporation have long been providers of legal services for disaster survivors, but after Hurricane Katrina they partnered with the ABA to do even more.
Tessa Gilcher | October 24, 2016
Justice Judith French of the Supreme Court of Ohio visited the OSBA for the Access to Justice Committee on Sept. 30 to discuss what new steps have been taken on recommendations of the Task Force on Access to Justice made in 2015.
Tessa Gilcher | October 17, 2016
Like many new lawyers, I gained valuable experience by representing those who could not afford to pay significant attorney fees.
Roberta Sue Roberts | October 12, 2016
The purpose of the Innovative Court Practices Award is to bring greater visibility to exemplary programs in Ohio’s courts and facilitate the transfer of those programs to other courts in the state.
OSBA Staff | October 03, 2016
The American Bar Association has rolled out a new web program, ABAFreeLegalAnswers.org, to give income-eligible users the ability to pose civil legal questions to volunteer attorneys.
OSBA Staff | September 27, 2016
Lawyers compete with one another for clients, but now they also have to compete with non-lawyer legal service providers, leaving many to wonder if there are regulations and if technology will steal their clients.
William Weisenberg | September 20, 2016
With reductions in grant funding and IOLTA interest rates still dropping, some legal aids around the state are cutting staff and, in some cases, closing offices for good—just as those in need of legal assistance reach record high numbers.
William Dowling | September 13, 2016
Unbundling legal services is still taboo for many attorneys. Although it may not be the best option for large firms, it can help solo practitioners gain clients while improving access to justice.
Eileen Pruett and Bert Tiger Whitehead | September 02, 2016
After two years of research, the American Bar Association's Commission on the Future of Legal Services has released its findings on the current status of legal services in the U.S.
OSBA Staff | August 29, 2016
A lead attorney in the case recounts the story of the hard-earned victory of Dayton-area citizens who were able to reverse a discriminatory decision regarding bus routes in Beavercreek.
Ellis Jacobs | August 16, 2016
With unbundling, a client hires the lawyer only for tasks that are agreed to in advance.
John D. Holschuh Jr. | August 16, 2016
A son of Italian immigrants, Eugenio Mollo Jr. understands the struggles that go along with coming to the United States.
OSBA Staff | August 16, 2016