We join the entire state of Oregon in mourning the loss of our friend, the Honorable Hardy Myers, a staunch supporter of legal aid and a part of the CEJ family from its beginnings in 1991. He was our former Attorney General and a former member of the Oregon Legislature, including a term as Speaker of the House. Although his awards are too numerous to list, here are just a few: the Meritorious Service Award of the University of Oregon School of Law, the David Frohnmayer Award for Public Service presented by the University of Oregon School of Law Alumni Association, and the Government Lawyer of the Year Award. He will be greatly missed.
Here he is explaining why he supports equal access to justice for all: