The wildfires that impacted Oregon in late 2020 were devastating for the residents in the western and southern areas of the state. But the legal community and other volunteers came together quickly to donate their time and expertise and aid in the recovery. Ball Janik’s own Damian Hall was key to these efforts. In a feature article published in the Oregon State Bar’s Bulletin on March 15, Hall and others who helped with the effort are highlighted for the pro-bono work provided to these communities.
“It’s just a group of individuals, not some established legal entity. They don’t have insurance, but they have a solution. So, everybody agreed they should do it. That’s sort of where my role came into play — protecting the volunteers and getting permission to do this without it devolving into a bunch of fighting and lawsuits,” says Hall.
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