are eligible for Legal Services if you are currently enrolled
as a student at the University of Oregon and pay incidental fees.
Because of conflict rules the adverse party cannot be another U of O
student, professor or instructor, or representative of the university.
Each student will be checked by computer prior to each appointment to
confirm he or she is eligible for the current term, and each student
must present his or her student ID card at each consultation. If you
have a confidentiality block on your registration information, you will
be required to go to the registrar's office prior to your appointment
and have them print out a "confirmation of registration" form, which
you will need to bring with you at the time of your appointment.
To use our service, you must call for an appointment. No legal advice
will be given over the telephone due to potential danger to
confidentiality and the volume of calls we receive. Each student must
be prepared to present his or her current U of O ID card at the time of
Cost: This service is provided free to students currently
registered at the University of Oregon. Certain cases may require court
filing fees, process service fees and nominal document preparation fees
depending on the nature of the case. A $5.00 "no show" fee will be
charged to students who skip appointments or do not cancel appointments
24 hours in advance.
Staff: Legal Services consists of two full time
attorneys during the regular academic year (one full time attorney and
one part time attorney during the summer term), a legal assistant, and
law students who research issues and work under the supervision of an
Conflict Policy: If you are having a problem with another
U of O student, professor or instructor, or representative of the
university, we will not be able to give you any advice about that
The attorneys are bound by professional ethics including
confidentiality and zealous representation. An attorney must keep the
confidences and secrets of a client. So must any person who works with
an attorney on a case. No information about your case will be released
to any third party without your written authorization under any
circumstances. You should feel free to discuss your problem openly and
An attorney must represent a client's interest zealously within certain
ethical guidelines. The attorneys will also exercise independent
ethical judgment in determining the merits of a particular matter.