• LFO Chair Mark Sandler poses for the Flip Your Wig for Justice Campaign.

    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    LFO Chair Mark Sandler poses in wig and gown for the Flip Your Wig for Justice fundraising initiative by LFO partners. Will you Flip Your Wig on March 6 and help make the justice system accessible for all? Read more

  • Ari Kaplan

    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    Ari Kaplan is a former Trustee of the LFO and a current Board Member of the Ontario Justice Education Network, an organization that delivers justice education programming for youth and those who serve youth, to foster public understanding of the justice system.

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    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    Amanda Carling is completing her articles through the LFO Public Interest Articling Fellowship program at the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.

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    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    Kori Williams, a lawyer at Dentons, is a volunteer mentor in the Law In Action Within Schools Law Firm mentoring partnership program, funded by the LFO.

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    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    Albert Lin is a law student and volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada, a national law student program funded by the LFO that provides legal services without charge to organizations and individuals in need.

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    Promoting and Enhancing Access to Justice

    Wendy Komiotis is Executive Director of the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women, an organization funded by the LFO that provides legal information to women who have experienced violence.

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    Recognizing Achievements in Access to Justice

    The Law Foundation of Ontario invites you to nominate candidates for the 2014 Guthrie Award. Justice Stephen Goudge of the Ontario Court of Appeal was our 2013 recipient. Read more

Our Grantees' Stories

Our grantees are using LFO funding for diverse and innovative projects. Read stories about their work.

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How Lawyers & Paralegals Contribute to Access to Justice

The work of Ontario lawyers and paralegals generates millions of dollars in mixed trust account interest revenue that supports Legal Aid Ontario and many diverse projects that enhance access to justice.

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Access to Justice and Cy-près

The Access to Justice Fund is a national granting program that benefits people across Canada. It is available to receive and administer cy-près awards to improve access to justice.

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