Pro Bono Resources for Oregon Lawyers
Have you been thinking about volunteering for pro bono work but not sure youll find a match for your skills? Concerned about case-related costs? Free resources are available to you!
The Oregon Court Reporters Association Pro Bono Program offers two- to four-hour depositions. Contact Catherine Teach, OCRA Pro Bono Chair, (503) 248-1003, email@example.com.
The Oregon Paralegal Association Pro Bono Program offers paralegal assistance to attorneys working on pro bono cases. Contact Kelley Chaney, RP, Pro Bono Committee Chair, (503) 242-9621, firstname.lastname@example.org.
EquiMerit MediLegal Resources, LLC
Contact: Jami Krietzman, RN, CLNC
If you are serving a client with limited English proficiency, the Oregon Judicial Department provides interpreters for all court proceedings. For assistance outside of the courtroom, telephone language interpreting is available for a fee. Contact OSB Referral and Information Services for more information, (503) 620-0222 x408, or (800) 452-8260 x408.
The ABA Center for Pro Bono brochure, Pro Bono Clients: Strategies for Success, outlines eight tips to help attorneys understand and effectively serve their pro bono clients. It also identifies resources for further reading on the topic of working with low-income populations.
If you would like to connect with a law student to help you with a pro bono matter, orprobonostudent.net allows you electronic access to law students from all three Oregon law schools.