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Become a Member

The U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society is a volunteer-run organization that depends on individual support for our existence.  Dues-paying members are responsible for supporting our work to preserve and disseminate Oregon’s legal history.  Please join today.

There are two ways to become a member: (1) you can make a secure online payment by clicking the “Become a Member” button below, or (2) you can download a membership form and mail a check to the address on the form.


Membership dues are based on the following scale:

  • Annual Membership, private practice attorneys = $75
  • Annual Membership, judges, public-service attorneys or non-attorneys = $50
  • Lifetime Membership = $1,000

Make a Non-Membership Donation

If you are already a member and want to make an additional gift, or you simply want to make a non-membership donation (either one-time or recurring), please click here for our secure online donation form, or mail a check to US District Court Historical Society, 1000 SW Third Ave., Portland, OR 97204.



The historical society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Some or all of your membership dues may be tax deductible, please consult your tax advisor for more information and keep a copy of this form for your tax records. The historical society is also a member of the Oregon Cultural Trust ( Members may be eligible to receive a state tax deduction for their donations through the Oregon Cultural Trust, see for more details.

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