Community Involvement

We devote substantial time each year to our community through volunteer efforts and pro bono legal work. The following are a few examples of our civic and professional activities: 
 
  • Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic: Several FWW attorneys provide pro bono bankruptcy services in partnership with Legal Aid.
  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger: Hal Scoggins sits on this board that helps eliminate hunger and its root causes. 
  • Classroom Law Project: Kim McGair is a board member of this organization that prepares youth to become active, informed participants in democratic society.
  • Salvation Army: Paul Migchelbrink is past chair of the Portland Metropolitan Advisory Board whose mission is to do the most good and meet human needs without discrimination.
  • Metropolitan Youth Symphony: David Ludwig is board president of this organization that provides music education and performance opportunities for young musicians of all ages.
  • Campaign for Equal Justice: Mark Wada serves on this board that helps vulnerable Oregonians in need of legal services. FWW is a Defender of Justice firm, contributing more than $500 per attorney.
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HIGHLIGHTS

FWW AMONG 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN OREGON 2024

3/14/2024

Farleigh Wada Witt has been recognized by Oregon Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon 2024 based on a confidential survey of employees.

FWW Employment Alert: Oregon and Washington Legislative Updates 2024

3/5/2024

As we settle into 2024, now is a good time to take note of some recent changes to Oregon and Washington employment laws. As usual, there are a number of updates that will require revising handbooks and policies.