Federal law provides for income based repayment of federal student loans, as well as loan forgiveness for certain types of public service employment. Students can find resources from a recent Oregon Law 2-part debt management program in the Financial Aid and Scholarship section of mylaw. Additional information can be found at Equal Justice Works.
In Oregon, the Oregon State Bar offers a loan repayment assistance program for public interest graduates who qualify under the Bar's guidelines. For information about the Oregon Bar program, visit: http://www.osbar.org/lrap. For information on other state LRAP programs, visit Equal Justice Works.
Some federal agencies and civil legal services organizations offer LRAPs in order to recruit and retain highly qualified attorneys. For information about employer-based LRAP programs, tax treatment of employer programs and a list of Legal Services and Federal Agency programs, visit Equal Justice Works.
The John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance to state and federal defenders and state prosecutors who agree to stay in their positions for three years.