D. Dale 2003 Global Fellow
Protect the rights of low-wage, immigrant, and contingent workers in the Pacific Northwest by providing high-quality legal services and trainings.
D. Michael Dale worked for 25 years as a legal services attorney in Oregon, directing its migrant program. In 1995, when federally funded legal services were restricted from representing undocumented individuals and from class action litigation, Michael helped establish the Oregon Law Center to meet those needs. He has litigated and won significant cases involving minimum wage law, immigration rights, and workers compensation in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and in the Oregon appellate courts.