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 Welcomes Kelley Hodney as a Shareholder

1/11/2022

We are pleased to announce that Kelley Hodney has become a shareholder of the firm. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Best Practices for Larger Employers Awaiting U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

1/5/2022

Under the federal OSHA emergency temporary standard, businesses with 100 or more employees must ensure employees are either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested weekly and continuing to mask. READ MORE