Salem Regional Staff


Jorge Lara has been the managing attorney at the Salem office since 2006.  Prior to that he was a staff attorney at Marion Polk Legal Aid.  Jorge provides supervision of legal work in the office, conducts community outreach and education, participates in local bar association groups and represents clients in court.  He was raised by his farm working grandparents in Independence Oregon and received both his undergraduate and law degree from University of Oregon. When not at the office Jorge participates in group bike rides, cyclo-cross racing and experiencing the foods and customs of different cultures.  He is a fluent Spanish speaker.


amandaAmanda Deyerle joined the Salem OLC office in 2006 and provides office support.  Before coming to OLC she worked in various support staff positions for eight years with Marion Polk Legal Aid.   Amanda spent her youth living between California and Alabama, moving to Salem to settle in 1994.  She has an undergraduate degree from Western Oregon University and a masters degree from Portland State University.  She has a keen interest in the environment, is a diehard Raiders fan and enjoys walking her dog around town.