Editorial: Creating a licensed paralegal program should be an easy call to broaden access to legal help

Editorial: Creating a licensed paralegal program should be an easy call to broaden access to legal help
OregonLive
A proposal to license paralegals who meet educational and experience requirements to represent Oregonians in a broad array of family-law and landlord-tenant cases is a pragmatic approach to helping low-income Oregonians connect with legal assistance at critical moments of their lives, the editorial board writes. The proposal reflects years of research and careful planning that should make the decision to move forward an easy call.

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