A Law Clerk’s Journey to LUBA

A Law Clerk’s Journey to LUBA

When I first started at Crag as a Summer Associate I had the opportunity to visit Grand Island, an island located between the main stem and a side channel of the Willamette River just outside Dayton, OR.  Grand Island is home to Crag clients Protect Grand Island...
Grand Island Farms Protected!

Grand Island Farms Protected!

For over two years, Crag attorneys Ralph Bloemers and Courtney Johnson have been working with local farmers on Grand Island to protect the island from a proposed new gravel pit mine.  Yesterday, the Land Use Board of Appeals issued its decision, finding that  Yamhill...
From Counsel Table to Picnic Table

From Counsel Table to Picnic Table

Making connections with clients and understanding the impact you can have on their lives is not something that is typically taught in law school courses. As a summer associate at Crag Law Center, I have a very exciting opportunity to gain first-hand experience working...
Citizen Power: A Truly Renewable Energy Source

Citizen Power: A Truly Renewable Energy Source

What sets Crag apart from most other environmental law centers is that a big part of our work involves community outreach and organizing.  This winter and spring, I was excited to be able to connect many of our clients and supporters with Beverly May, a friend of mine...