Oregon Bar proposes to let paralegals represent clients in some housing, family law cases

Irina Baranova

The organization representing Oregon’s attorneys is considering granting paralegals limited powers to advise and represent tenants in evictions and disputes over rental assistance in place of an attorney. The Oregon State Bar’s board of governors is moving forward on the “paraprofessional licensing program,” which would allow paralegals to handle two […]

Justice Department Announces Global Resolution of Criminal and Civil Investigations with Privatized Military Housing Contractor for Defrauding U.S. Military | OPA

Irina Baranova

Today, the Department of Justice announced a global resolution of its criminal and civil investigations into Balfour Beatty Communities LLC (BBC), one of the largest providers of privatized military housing to the U.S. Armed Forces, for defrauding the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and U.S. Navy, in connection with a […]