Justice is No Joke:
Save the date!
On October 13, 2017, we'll award the coveted Rubber Chicken Award for the funniest lawyer before 6:00 and after 9:00! You can find more information on how to support a comedian, who our judges will be, or how to reserve a spot at the early or late show here. We hope to see you all there!
CEJ's Annual Report is Here!
Thank you, Oregon lawyers! Together we raised $1,250,000 for legal aid in 2016-17. CEJ's Annual Report is hot off the press and coming soon to a mailbox near you. You can also read about all of our accomplishments in our online version.
Legal Aid Funding in Jeopardy
The federal budget agreement reached by Congress and signed by the president in early May maintained federal funding for civil legal aid at its current level of $385 million through September of 2017. However, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies recently released its bill for FY 2018 spending for programs within its jurisdiction, which includes the Legal Services Corporation. The bill contains only $300 million for legal aid for FY 2018, an $85 million cut from the current level. This cut would be disastrous for legal aid throughout the U.S. Read more.
When "Joan" faced eviction after her abuser harrassed her at her apartment complex, legal aid helped keep her and "Matty" in their home.Read More
Emily's husband was violent and the violence was escalating. Legal aid helped guide Emily through the restraining order process.Read More
When "Steve's" landlord shut off the boiler, leaving all the tenants without heat for eight months, legal aid helped them assert their rights.Read More
25th Anniversary Dinner Sponsor, 2016; Lane County Luncheon Sponsor, 2015; Central Oregon Luncheon & Southern Oregon Luncheon Sponsor, 2006 - 2016; and Advisory Committee Meeting Sponsor, 2006 - 2016
25th Anniversary Dinner Sponsor, 2016; Annual Luncheon Sponsor, 2013-2017
25th Anniversary Dinner Sponsor, 2016; Portland Justice Trivia Sponsor, 2017
Annual Luncheon Sponsor, 2013-2015 (as Capital Pacific Bank); Lane County Luncheon Sponsor, 2009-2017
Movie Night Sponsor, 2011; 25th Anniversary Dinner Sponsor, 2016; Annual Luncheon Sponsor, 2013-2017