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Free & Low Cost Lawyer Services

Lawyer Referral Service - referral to a local attorney and a 30 minute consultation with the attorney for a $35 fee.

Modest Means Program - reduced-rate legal assistance to modest-income Oregonians involved in family law, criminal defense, foreclosure, and landlord/tenant issues.

Military Assistance Panel - program geared towards matching deployed servicemembers and their dependents with lawyers who provide up to 2 hours of free legal advice.

Problem Solvers - provides 30 minutes of free legal information and advice to children and young adults ages 11 to 17.


A non-profit organization that offers legal representation to low-income Oregonians. LASO also has Native American and farmworker programs.  Note, LASO only provides representation for civil matters.


Provides free legal assistance to low income Oregonians. OLC offers information, advice, and representation on a variety of civil matters.  OLC also has a few programs including assistance to clients who speak indigenous languages from Mexico and Guatemala and a program matching low income clients with pro bono attorneys. OLC has the same child support and public benefits statewide hotlines as LASO but also has a pro bono hotline.


"Oregon Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic in which qualifying users post civil legal questions at no cost to be answered by pro bono attorneys licensed in their state.... ABA Free Legal Answers is a project of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service." See their webasite for more details and to submit a question.


Offers legal services for low and moderate income clients with family law matters. The clinic uses a sliding scale to determine their fees. They serve clients in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Columbia counties and have three office locations.


Offers sliding-scale services to people who live below 400% of the federal poverty level, practical training for new lawyers and law students, and community legal education.


List of sources of free or low-cost legal assistance in Oregon.