Congratulations to John Schrider on Receiving the 2019 Denis J. Murphy Award!

DECEMBER 11, 2019 – Legal Aid is excited to share that John Schrider, Director of Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC, was honored with the 2019 Denis J. Murphy Award!

The award is presented annually by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation to recognize outstanding leadership and advocacy within Ohio’s legal aid offices.

John has worked primarily in the areas of affordable housing and community development, tenants’ rights, fair lending practices, and foreclosure prevention.

He joined Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati in 1974, after receiving his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. From 1988-2007, he was Legal Aid’s Director of Litigation. When Legal Aid formed our affiliate, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio LLC in 2007, John became its first director.

John noted, “I am honored to receive this award. I have been fortunate to work with so many excellent advocates in legal services in serving the interests of our clients. We will continue to work hard to advance fairness and equity through legal services.”

Congratulations, John!