Come listen to talented CLE speakers and pick up 1 child abuse reporting credit, 3 general credits, a flash drive with hundreds of sample forms for you to use in your practice, and attend an appetizer provided social at a bar for $50 total! The Oregon New Lawyers Division is presenting Practical Skills based CLE programs April 19, 2013 at the University of Oregon Law School and Boulevard Grill. A social will follow the D.U.I.I. CLE where you can network with lawyers from around the State as well as current law students.
Location: Boulevard Grill, upstairs*
5:15 - 5:30 Registration for D.U.I.I. CLE at Boulevard Grill
5:30 - 6:30 How to Prosecute and Defend a D.U.I.I. Charge with Ben and David Eder
6:30 – 7:00 No Host Social with appetizers provided by ONLD at Boulevard Grill
Ben Eder – Ben is a partner at Thuemmel, Uhle & Eder, a three person firm that has tried well over 1,000 jury trials. Ben is one of the most respected and experienced criminal trial attorneys for alcohol related criminal cases in Oregon. Ben will teach you about D.U.I.I. law in Oregon. Learn what to tell a client if they call you after being arrested, how to defend a D.U.I.I. case, and how many drinks will put you over the legal limit. He has achieved not guilty verdicts in felony and misdemeanor DUII jury trials. Ben has been named a Top Trial Attorney under the age of 40 in 2012 and 2013 by the National Trial Lawyers, Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine and the Daily Journal of Commerce named him one of the top 25 Up & Coming Lawyers of 2011 and 2012. Ben is the chair-elect of the Oregon New Lawyers Division.
David Eder – David Eder is an Assistant City Attorney at the City of Beaverton. He has conducted over 75 jury trials and handles criminal and civil litigation for the City of Beaverton. He primarily prosecutes D.U.I.I. cases and trains police officers on criminal investigations and civil liability concerns. In 2011, David was asked to be an instructor at the National Advocacy Center on jury selection after receiving the top grade in a week long training of more than 150 prosecutors from around the country. David was also awarded the Daily Journal of Commerce award for Up and Coming Lawyers in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as one of the top 25 lawyers in the State of Oregon under the age of 40. David is the chair of the Oregon New Lawyers Division.
Jason Hirshon – is a partner with Slinde Nelson Stanford. Jason's practice focuses on general litigation including construction defect, consumer law and other commercial matters. Prior to joining the firm, Jason worked for the law firm of Grenley, Rotenberg, Evans, Bragg & Bodie P.C. and clerked at the Office of General Counsel for the California Department of Fish and Game and the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General. Jason is very active in the American Bar Association's Young Lawyer Division as well as past chair for the Oregon New Lawyers Division.
Collin McKean – Collin McKean is a family law attorney with McKinley Irvin, one of the Northwest's premier family law firms. His practice includes family law clients in both Oregon and Washington. Collin also volunteers as an Executive Committee member of the Oregon New Lawyers Division.
Patti Powell – is a member of the Oregon and Idaho Bar Associations as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Patti is currently a policy analyst for the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office who has served as the chief legal advisor to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Attorney General in Idaho and wrote a prevailing brief before the U.S. Supreme Court. While a Deputy Attorney General in Idaho, Patti concentrated primarily in representing the state in child abuse, neglect and other child related actions. Her trial work included shelter care hearings and trials involving the termination of parent rights. She has worked closely with child victim and witness coordinators and guardians ad litem in striving for outcomes that represent the best interests of children. Patti is an executive committee member of the Oregon New Lawyers Division.
Law students at the University of Oregon, Lewis and Clark Law School, and Willamette University Law School are automatically considered associate members of the ONLD without payment of dues.
The ONLD is excited to announce an upcoming brown bag CLE series dedicated to diversity in the legal profession. The CLEs will be held at the Multnomah County Courthouse on the first Thursday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM beginning in September. More details about the speakers and topics will be coming soon, but in the meantime, we encourage you to mark your calendars for this series. The dates are: September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6. These CLEs will provide valuable information to all attorneys and be a great opportunity to earn your Access to Justice credits!