Recent drop in legal aids impacts attorneys' pro bono work

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 08/22/2014

In the face of funding challenges, officials from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation have said the state’s legal aids have continued to provide essential, life-changing legal help to those in need through volunteer pro bono attorneys.

Data from the Supreme Court of Ohio’s voluntary reporting of pro bono activities for 2013, found that nearly 70 percent of participating individual attorneys provided pro bono legal services.

The reported figure, 69 percent, is a slight increase from the 2012 data.

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