Katharine L. West has completed her one-year term as President of the Oregon Law Foundation, and welcomes Trung Tu as the Foundation’s 2015 President.
Established in 1981, the Oregon Law Foundation (“OLF”) has a mission of supporting access to justice by funding legal services for persons of lesser means, promoting diversity in the legal profession, and educating the public about law. In 2014, the OLF board approved grants totaling $850,000 to various entities supporting its mission. Recipients of the 2014 OLF grants include Association of Oregon Legal Services Programs, St Andrew Clinic, Hood River Valley Legalization Project, Immigration Counseling Service, Multnomah Volunteer Lawyer Project, Northwest Workers’ Justice Project, Disability Rights Oregon, Classroom Law Project, Youth, Rights and Justice, and Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services.
Katharine will continue to serve on the OLF board of directors.
David Bean volunteers through MBA to assemble winter care kits for Blanchet House
Wyse Kadish partner David Bean volunteered through the Multnomah Bar Association’s YLS Service to the Public Committee to assemble winter care kits to be delivered to Blanchet House. Blanchet House is a local non-profit organization that provides food, clothing and housing to people living homeless in Portland.