Legal aid helped Lonnie obtain her unemployment benefits and reverse an erroneous overpayment decision by the Employment Department. Read more about Lonnie and others who were helped by legal aid.
Justice is a Right,
Join CEJ at the Party Under the Stars Event
RSVP to the Party Under the Stars! Date: August 18, 2022 • Time: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Location: Markowitz Herbold PC 1455 SW Broadway Suite 1800 Please join us for this free in-person opportunity to meet new people, enjoy the amazing views from Markowitz Herbold’s outdoor space, eat pizza, and learn more about legal aid! Follow …
Check Out Our 2021-2022 Annual Report
Check Out Our 2021-2022 Annual Report! We invite you to celebrate a year of unique challenges and successes as the Campaign for Equal Justice looks back on the 2021-2022 campaign year in our latest Annual Report. Follow this link here to go directly to our digital annual report. Join us in thanking our generous …
Eviction Fears Grow: News Update
“Eviction Fears Grow: As housing relief dries up, crisis moves to a new stage,” an article written by Beverly Corbell and published in The Portland Observer, highlights the ongoing crisis after the emergency rental assistance fund closed for new applications on March 21. Find out what the Oregon Law Center, the Legal Aid Services of …
Justice, Equity, and Leadership Cup Winners
Congratulations! THE JUSTICE CUP Central Oregon is bringing home the Justice Cup for the first time after an outstanding 28% of their region’s lawyers donated to CEJ this campaign year. Central Oregon has twice won the Equity Cup, but this is the first year that they have claimed the Justice Cup. Congratulations on a job …
Associate, Midsize and Large Firm Winners!
Congratulations! THE ASSOCIATE AWARD: Nellie Q. Barnard is the winner of this year’s Associate Award. Nellie is an associate at Holland & Knight in Portland where she practices commercial litigation with a particular focus on legal ethics, risk management and disciplinary defense. Nellie has been a volunteer on our Associates Committee since 2015 and …
The Justice Circle 100, continued…
Meet Tina and James! This week, we would like to introduce you to James and Tina Hein, who joined the Justice Circle after our recent membership outreach. We are so pleased to have the opportunity to highlight more of our outstanding donors who have made a commitment to legal aid through recurring monthly giving! The …
You & Legal Aid Helped Clara
After Clara's abuser sent her to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, legal aid helped keep her and her son safe and in their home.
You & Legal Aid Helped Emily
Emily's husband was violent and the violence was escalating. Legal aid helped guide Emily through the restraining order process.
You & Legal Aid Helped Steve
When "Steve's" landlord shut off the boiler, leaving all the tenants without heat for eight months, legal aid helped them assert their rights.