Mercedes Deiz sits at a typewriter in the Urban League office, sometime in the 1950s. Deiz became the first black woman admitted to the Oregon Bar (1960), first to be appointed district court judge (1969), and the first to be elected a County Circuit Court judge. Learn more about Lewis & Clark Law School, where Mercedes Deiz went to law school, from the Oregon Encyclopedia https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/lewis_clark_law_school/#.WvTFkaQvxaQ
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