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.
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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 …
The Justice Circle 100
Meet Jordan! We recently invited you to join the Justice Circle as our 100th member—and we had a great response! The Justice Circle is our monthly giving group that honors donors who establish recurring gifts to CEJ. CEJ was incredibly lucky to have many donors join the call to be part of the Justice Circle, …
70 Donors in 70 Days!
We Need 70 Donors in 70 Days! Help us find a donor a day for legal aid. There are 70 days left in our campaign year and we need your help! Be Featured as a New Donor Give to the CEJ between now and March 31, and be a featured donor. Get …
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.