Not all pro se litigants make it through to an appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court, but some do, like Jim Lubischer and his neighbors in Orenco. The Oregonian has written about the story here and here. Pursuing a lawsuit is a lot of work (and that is a huge understatement), especially when the plaintiffs aren’t attorneys and have everything to learn about the legal research, the law, and legal procedure.
‘If the court declines to review the case, Lubischer said he might explore taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“I’d have to look at what the next steps would be and how tired I am of this whole thing,” he said.”‘