As tenant cases backlog in Oregon, paralegals could serve as representation over an attorney
The Oregon State Bar is proposing a new program that would see paralegals serve in the place of an attorney in housing cases. The state is currently seeing a backlog of cases and many tenants don’t have representation.
Here & Now‘s Callum Borchers learns more with Kirsten Thompson, senior circuit court judge in Oregon and a member of the Oregon State Bar.
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