Roseburg Office-Legal Aid Services of Oregon

Serving Douglas County

Douglas County Pro Bono Program.  The Douglas County LASO office provides pro bono opportunities for active and retired attorneys.  Pro bono opportunities available range from brief advice to accepting cases for full representation.  For more information, contact the Douglas County LASO office at (541) 673-1181 or e-mail joanmarie.michelsen@lasoregon.org.

Douglas County Expungement Clinic. The expungement clinic is a collaboration between the Douglas County Public Defender's Office and the Roseburg Regional Office of Legal Aid Services of Oregon.  The clinic is designed to assist low-income, eligible clients in Douglas County complete court expungement paperwork.  Volunteer attorneys meet with clients to complete the court paperwork necessary for filing. The clinic provides one-time brief service and is held quarterly.  For more information, contact the Douglas County LASO office at (541) 673-1181 or e-mail joanmarie.michelsen@lasoregon.org.  Click here for project flyer.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Statewide Volunteer Opportunities:

ProBonoOregon Listserv:  If you don't see a case or a project that interests you on ProBonoOregon web pages, legal services offices around the state also post pro bono cases to the ProBonoOregon listserv each week. An attorney who is interested in accepting a pro bono opportunity contacts the listing office for full case information. This project allows pro bono attorneys to take a pro bono case when it fits best with their schedule.  You must sign-up for the Oregon Advocates website to join the listserv.  If not a member, click here.  Once signed up as a member, suscribe as a listserv user here

ProBonoOregon - A new way to volunteer! ProBonoOregon displays pro bono opportunities referred by legal aid on one easy-to-use web site. No passwords or pre-registration are required to use the site! Just click on the “Interested” link on any case or project described on the site, and legal aid will respond within two business days. ProBonoOregon allows volunteer attorneys to search, share and offer to help with available pro bono cases and projects from around the state. Cases and projects also can be searched based on geography, subject matter or other key factors. Click here to become part of making access to justice a reality for low-income Oregonians!

Statewide Tax ClinicThe Statewide Low Income Taxpayer Clinic provides advice and representation to low income clients who have a tax controversy with the IRS and related cases with the Oregon Department of Revenue.  Cases cover a range of state and federal personal income tax issues. Volunteer opportunities are also available for recent graduates and new members of the Bar. For more information, contact Guillermo Ramos at guillermo.ramos@lasoregon.org.