After enduring years of emotional, verbal, and physical violence, Silvia finally decided she had to get help. Legal aid helped her file for a restraining order. Silvia was afraid, but she persevered, and the restraining order was upheld. Silvia and her daughters finally feel safe in their own home.
Justice is a Right,
CEJ Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community
The board and staff of the Campaign for Equal Justice stand in solidarity with the Black community. We denounce the brutal killing of George Floyd and all Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) at the hands of the police and others who oppress them, whether in Minnesota, Oregon or anywhere in our nation. …
29th Annual Awards Luncheon
CEJ’s 29th Annual Awards Luncheon Thanks to the 400+ members of the Oregon legal community who joined us for our 29th Annual Awards Luncheon on February 20! With the COVID-19 pandemic and adjusting to our new work-from-home environment, we have been focused on more immediate needs and recently realized that we had neglected to post …
CEJ Staff Working Remotely
During this extraordinary global pandemic, CEJ staff are working remotely in order to help curb the spread of COVID-19. We are adjusting to virtual meetings and the logistics of remote work, but we are able to help our supporters with anything you might need. We are responding to both voice mails and e-mails, so please …
Laf-Off: Oregon’s Premier Lawyer Comedy Event!
On October 25, 2019, about 300 members of the Oregon legal community gathered to witness Oregon’s Premier Lawyer Comedy Club Event: Laf-Off! Nine lawyer comedians vied for fabulously decorated rubber chicken awards. With such talented comedians, we wish that everyone could have taken home a chicken, but these were the ultimate winners: EARLY SHOW: Most …
Lane County Luncheon
The 11th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice Lane County Luncheon On October 4, 2019, nearly 200 members of the Lane County legal community gathered at the Vet’s Club for the 11th Annual CEJ Lane County Luncheon. Our speakers included: Hon. Mustafa Kasubhai, Hon. Josephine Mooney, Todd Johnston, Ross Williamson, Gerry Gaydos, Erika Hente, Elliott Farren, …
Legal Needs Study
With the support of the Oregon Department of Justice, a 2018 Civil Legal Needs Study was commissioned by the Oregon Law Foundation, Oregon State Bar, Oregon Judicial Department, Campaign for Equal Justice, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, and the Oregon Law Center to assess the current ability of low-income individuals to access the civil justice …
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.