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Metropolitan Public Defender Service (MPD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MPD is a legal aid society based in Portland, OR that was founded in 1971. As of 2019 they had $13 million in revenue and $3.9 million in assets.

MPD's mission is to provide quality representation and zealous advocacy to each client, to conduct our work with professionalism and dignity, and to promote improvement in the administration of justice.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Metropolitan Public Defender Services.

(503) 225-9100
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Program areas at MPD

The organization provided legal Services to indigent defendants in multnomah and Washington counties in the state of Oregon. In 2013, Metropolitan Public Defender Services handled approximately 17,000 criminal cases. Mpd is nationally recognized for its leadership in the Public defense community through its long-term involvement with innovative drug treatment programs and community courts and it is also noted for its in-house experts on alternative sentencing programs and training of new lawyers.

Form 990s for MPD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 30, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 6, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Nov 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 9, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Dec 2, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MPD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,276,101
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$16,943
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$8,300
Total revenues$13,301,344

Vendors for MPD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-03-01
████ █████ ███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting; Accounting (including auditing)$10,3702019-12-30
██ ████ ███████ ███Information Technology$203,4432019-12-30
███ ████████ █████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.); Investment management$8,5262016-12-31
████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2016-12-31
██████████ ██████ ████Insurance2016-12-31
███ █████████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$6792016-12-31
████ ████████████Insurance agent or broker$4,5182016-12-31
...and two more vendors

Personnel at MPD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Susan F. MandibergChair$0Aug. 17, 2020
Lura MalcolmSecretary$36,548Dec. 31, 2013
████ █ ██████Treasurer$54,846Dec. 31, 2013

Peer legal aid services

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2Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO)501(c)(3)$8.5 millionPortland, OR
3Multnomah Defenders501(c)(3)$4.7 millionPortland, OR
4Public Defender Services of Lane County501(c)(3)$3.9 millionEugene, OR
5Prisoners Legal Services of New York501(c)(3)$5.4 millionAlbany, NY
6Community Legal Aid Services501(c)(3)$6.2 millionAkron, OH
7Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)501(c)(3)$12 millionSeattle, WA
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9Casa Cornelia Legal Services501(c)(3)$3.6 millionSan Diego, CA
10Utah Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.1 millionSalt Lake Cty, UT
11New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)501(c)(3)$3.8 millionConcord, NH
12Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach501(c)(3)$4.2 millionSan Francisco, CA
13Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWilmington, DE
14Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia501(c)(3)$3.9 millionNorfolk, VA
15Connecticut Legal Services (CLS)501(c)(3)$14 millionMiddletown, CT
16Community Legal Aid (CLA)501(c)(3)$10 millionWorcester, MA
17Legal Aid of Western Michigan501(c)(3)$5.2 millionGrand Rapids, MI
18Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
19The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
20New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)501(c)(3)$29 millionNew York, NY
21California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)501(c)(3)$15 millionOakland, CA
22Legal Assistance Foundation (LAF)501(c)(3)$15 millionChicago, IL
23Neighborhood Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.2 millionBuffalo, NY
24Lone Star Legal Aid501(c)(3)$30 millionHouston, TX
25Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)501(c)(3)$10 millionSaint Louis, MO