Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (OLAF)

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Ohio
Organization type(s): Funder
Acronym or short name: OLAF

The Foundation was established in 1994 to fund and to enhance civil legal aid for Ohioans. The Foundation uses no general revenue funds, but instead utilizes dollars earned from the interest on lawyers trust accounts, the interest on title agent trust accounts, and a civil filing fee surcharge to ensure that Ohioans have access to justice regardless of their income.


Audio , News Story

Under Trump’s Budget, It May Be Harder To Get Legal Help When You Can’t Afford A Lawyer

Tim Rudell
WKSU (Kent, OH)
March 22, 2017
What could that mean for individuals and communities in northeast Ohio?

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