In Memoriam

Lauren E. Charles (1980 – 2021)

PIELC Co-Director, 2010

Donations may be made to establish a law student scholarship fund at the University of Oregon School of Law. Please send scholarship donations “in memory of Lauren E. Charles” to the University of Oregon School of Law, c/o The University of Oregon Foundation, 1720 E 13th Ave, Ste 410, Eugene, OR 97403 or use the online link for the Oregon Law Fund and please select “My gift is a tribute” and select “in memory” of Lauren Charles. 


Lauren Charles Awarded Meritorious Service Award University of Oregon School of Law Class of 2021 JD/LLM Commencement, May 15, 2021 (presentation at 7:00).


Lauren Charles Obituary on Legacy.com as Published in The Times-Picayune, April 7, 2021.


Lauren Charles named Oregon law assistant director of admissions Around the O, June 25, 2013.


Featured in UO Public Interest Environmental Law Conference Video University of Oregon YouTube Channel, May 20, 2010.


Killian Bryan O. Doherty (1983 – 2021)

PIELC Coordinator & Volunteer, 2012-2014

ELAW Law Associate, 2014-2021

To honor Killian’s remarkable contributions to the global body of environmental and indigenous law, Killian’s family, colleagues and friends created a memorial fund for law students and new lawyers to work with ELAW. Law fellows will collaborate with the ELAW team to protect communities and ecosystems around the world. You can honor Killian’s legacy by making memorial contributions to the Killian Doherty Legacy Fund ELAW.org/KillianMemorialFund.


A Tribute to a Remarkable Man ELAW Advocate, Summer 2021.


Killian Bryan O. Doherty Obituary on Legacy.com as Published in Peninsula Daily News, March 14, 2021.


Killian Bryan O. Doherty Eugene Weekly, March 25, 2021.


Sad News from ELAW ELAW Bulletin, March 17, 2021.