Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys
Multnomah Bar Association
Take the Pro Bono Pledge and find information on local pro bono opportunities and how to create a customized pro bono policy for your office.
Oregon State Bar
Find information on pro bono in Oregon that includes volunteer opportunities, pro bono hours reporting, attorney resources, PLF coverage for pro bono, pro bono committees and types of membership status based on pro bono activities.
This statewide advocate’s website is sponsored by the legal aid community in Oregon and features a substantive law library as well as free CLE seminars for pro bono attorneys. Membership is free. Once you are a member, sign up for ProBonoOregon, a weekly listserv offering pro bono cases for attorneys. You also can easily view selected pro bono opportunities from around the state at the new ProBonoOregon webpages, located on the OregonAdvocates site at www.oregonadvocates.org/probonooregon.
Oregon Law Help
Free legal information to low-income Oregonians is provided through this one stop statewide website sponsored by legal aid offices in Oregon. Self-help handbooks are available for download by laypersons and feature applicable statutes, remedies, forms and sample letters. These handbooks are great primers for the basics in some common areas of law.
211 Social Services Referral
211 provides assistance in finding health and community organizations in Oregon and SW Washington. Professional intake staff is available 24 hours a day by dialing 211 on your phone, or access the referral system can be accessed through the website.
American Bar Association
The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service and the ABA’s Center for Pro Bono are national sources for pro bono information and resources.
The Pro Bono Institute
The institute specializes in supporting the pro bono work of law firms and corporate legal departments.
Pro Bono Net
This site provides regional, national and international resources for attorneys working to assist low-income clients.
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