Committees & Sections

The LCBA supports a variety of subject-area specific Committees chaired by volunteer LCBA members. The Committees meet regularly to discuss topics of interest, promote educational opportunities, and provide continuing legal education credits. You may select committee membership, at no additional charge, for those committees in which you intend to actively participate when you join or renew your membership in LCBA.


The Debtor/Creditor Committee meets monthly, except over the summer, to discuss topics of interest in the bankruptcy and debtor-creditor fields. The section maintains a listserve to announce meetings and pass along items of interest. Participants include local bankruptcy court attorneys and clerks, bankruptcy trustees, attorneys, … Read more

Chairs & Board Liaison

Chair - Garrett Ledgerwood: | (541) 302-5250

Board Liaison - Brad Litchfield:


The Diversity Committee promotes equality and inclusion in the Lane County legal community.

Chairs & Board Liaison

Board Liaison - Erin Gould:

Environmental Law

The Environmental Law Committee encourages and supports efforts to protect local, national, and global environmental resources.

Chairs & Board Liaison

Board Liaison - Todd Johnston:

Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program Committee partners with the University of Oregon School of Law to promote professional mentoring between Lane County attorneys and current law school students.

Chairs & Board Liaison

Chair - Beatrice Grace:

Board Liaison - Emily Farrell:

New Lawyers

The New Lawyers Committee sponsors monthly presentations (usually for CLE credit) geared toward new attorneys as well as networking socials/events to encourage new lawyers to become a part of the Lane County legal community. While “new lawyers” are attorneys with 5 years or less in … Read more

Chairs & Board Liaison

Chair - Andrew Pinchin: | (541) 484-9292

Chair - Kristin Ward: | (503) 358-9696

Board Liaison - Erin Gould:

Pro Bono

The committee was conceived as a group to support and organize pro bono assistance to those in need in Lane County. It has been dormant in recent years due to the focus of many members on participation in pro bono programs offered through Lane County … Read more

Chairs & Board Liaison

Board Liaison -Amanda Husted:


The Program Committee is responsible for planning and organizing the LCBA’s monthly luncheons and three regular annual events – the Holiday Party (December), Spring Bash (in May), and the Eugene Ems game (August). Members often communicate and work directly with the LCBA Board.

Chairs & Board Liaison

Chair - Kayleigh Shuler:

Chair - Kristen Brouhard:

Board Liasion - Erin Gould:

Board Liaison - Todd Johnston: