MDI advocates for persons who have been charged with a crime in state court. Persons accused of a crime in Multnomah County may be appointed to our office. We do not do private or retained work. We will advocate for you, protect your rights, and treat you with dignity and respect.
MDI advocates for children and adults in juvenile dependency and termination of parental right cases as well as children in juvenile delinquency cases in Multnomah County Juvenile Court. MDI is an active participant in the PCRP (Parent Child Representation Program).
MDI's appellate section provides qualified representation to persons in civil commitment cases on direct appeal in the State appellate courts.