Think Out Loud

Oregonians affected by wildfires get legal aid

By Allison Frost (OPB)
Nov. 9, 2020 11:01 p.m.

Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 10

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown tours an area damaged by the Beachie Creek Fire, Sept. 16 2020.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown tours an area damaged by the Beachie Creek Fire, Sept. 16 2020.

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Victims of Oregon wildfires are getting some pro bono legal advice from members of Oregon Trial Lawyers. Chris Cauble with Cauble Selvig & Whittington is one of those providing this help. He says the need will only grow as the weather gets colder and short-term aid runs out for those displaced from their homes and whole communities. We talk with Cauble and with Steve Nielsen, whose home was damaged in the Beachie Creek fire.

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