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Welcome to the Oregon Office of Public Defense Services
We ensure that eligible individuals have timely access to legal services, consistent with Oregon and national standards of justice.
We are grateful to our justice system partners who are working hard to protect civil rights for Oregonians.

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~ The PDSC will be hosting a public defense summit on February 23, 2023, for the purpose of gathering public defense providers together to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions. Click here for more information.

~ Form 1099 Year End Tax Report Reminder for Vendors: 1099 forms will be distributed to vendors by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) at the end of January 2023. It is important to keep your contact information (mailing address and phone number) updated with OPDS so you receive it. If your contact information has changed since last year, please send an email with the subject line "Contact Information Update" to Be sure to include your complete mailing address and contact phone number in the email.