Legal Services

OJPC provides free legal assistance to people looking to overcome barriers created by a criminal record and to people who are incarcerated and face denials of basic human rights.

Second Chance Community Legal Clinics

Have a record that’s holding you back from jobs, housing, life? OJPC runs free legal clinics in the Cincinnati area focusing on criminal record sealing, Certificates of Qualification for Employment, and expungement for people whose charges related to prostitution and human trafficking. Click here for our clinic schedule.

Human Rights in Prison

OJPC provides pro bono legal representation to people in Ohio prisons. We specialize in federal civil rights claims concerning inadequate medical care for serious medical needs, excessive force, and the right to practice religion.

Beyond Guilt

Beyond Guilt provides direct legal services to incarcerated people who have served significant portions of their sentences and can demonstrate rehabilitation within the prison walls and who have the skills and support systems on the outside to continue the process of rehabilitation once they are released. Beyond Guilt also continues mentorship and support for clients after their release from prison.