Statewide Pro Bono Program Manager

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Job location
520 SW 6th Avenue
Suite 1130
Portland, OR 97204
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Street address: 
520 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1130
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a Statewide Pro Bono Program Manager to be based in its Central Administrative Office in Portland.

LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal services program committed to advocacy strategies having the broadest possible impact on client community problems.
LASO also operates a number of highly successful pro bono programs for volunteer attorneys. With this position, it seeks to expand those programs with an emphasis on offices outside of the Portland metro area.

The Pro Bono Manager provides leadership to establish and operate effective and efficient statewide pro bono services as part of a statewide integrated system delivering free civil legal services for low income people in Oregon. Responsibilities include helping regional offices develop pro bono programs and developing systems to use Portland metro area attorneys in representing clients throughout the state. The Pro Bono Manager will work with legal aid staff around the state, the Oregon Law Center, the Oregon State Bar, local bar associations, private law firms, corporate legal departments, government attorneys, individual attorneys, the judiciary, Oregon law schools, the Campaign for Equal Justice and other community organizations.

Salary depends on experience. Full benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.


• Strong background in pro bono delivery.
• Significant poverty law experience.
• Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Willing to travel within Oregon regularly.
• Oregon State Bar member or willing to take next exam.

To apply: 

Send cover letter and resume to:

Janice Morgan
Executive Director
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
[email protected]

Legal Aid Service of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority applicants are encouraged to apply
Salary range: 
DOE - see above
Submission deadline: 
Friday, October 5, 2018