ONLD Upcoming Events





2015 Series


Mark these dates on your calendar!


Events with registration available are indicated with a button linking to online registration. Registration for future events will open soon. All brown bags will be held at the Multnomah County Courthouse, room 208 at noon.

At-the-door registration is available by cash or check only. 







Family Law and the Rule 8.010 Statement of Assets & Liabilities
(with specific discussion of asset valuation issues and strategies)

Presented by: Bradford Miller
Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


Bradford F. Miller began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school, Brad also worked for a law firm specializing in taxation, estate planning, and business transactions and clerked for the Honorable Dennis Hubel, a federal magistrate judge in Portland. Realizing that his passion lay in family law, Brad returned to Stahancyk, Kent & Hook and continued to work part-time during the school year, through his bar passage. Having learned the value of good planning, Brad was the primary associate for Senior Shareholder Jody Stahancyk, dealing with all matters related to family law and complex asset divorces. In March 2012, Brad was elected as a Shareholder of the firm. Brad travels statewide to accommodate client needs.
1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for 





ONLD and OGALLA July Social

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rontoms, 600 E Burnside St, Portland 

Please join the Oregon New Lawyers Division and OGALLA at Rontoms for a social with the Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law Association members. The ONLD will provide a selection of appetizers. No host bar. No RSVP required. Questions? Email Mae Lee Browning at MaeLee@BrowningLegalCounsel.com or call/text at 310-227-7659.





Unlawful Trade Practices Act: What Every Smart Consumer (Attorney) Should Know


Presented by: Simon Whang
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


In college, Simon Whang was president of the Johns Hopkins University debate team and a nationally-ranked debater, a source of both pride and embarrassment. Simon started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. He moved back to Oregon in 2003, prosecuting property and financial crimes at the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. Simon continued prosecuting securities and investment fraud for the State Division of Finance and Corporate Securities, until he joined Department of Justice in 2008. He enjoys working at the Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, where he specializes in mortgage and foreclosure fraud cases.

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for





ONLD Sunset Cruise!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
5:45pm – boarding, 6:00pm – departure, 8:30pm – return
Reserve your ticket online by Monday, July 20, 2015

Complete registration by mailing payment to the OSB.
Registration must be complete by Wednesday, July 22, 2015 

Come join your friends on the first-ever ONLD-sponsored private sunset cruise around Portland. The Crystal Dolphin is entirely ours!  Heavy appetizers will be served.  Cash bar on board.  The deeply discounted tickets are only available for 100 people.  Tickets will sell out! You don't want to miss this opportunity!

Boarding location & free parking:
Caruthers Landing
110 SE Caruthers St.
Portland, OR

Tickets are only $30 for ONLD members and law students and $45 for non-ONLD members. 
Reserve your ticket and mail your payment to Oregon State Bar, Attn: New Lawyers Division, PO Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281.

Don't miss the boat! 





ONLD and OC-NBA August Social

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Olive or Twist, 925 NW 11th Ave, Portland 

Please join the Oregon New Lawyers Division and OC-NBA at Olive or Twist for a social with the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Association members. The ONLD will provide a selection of appetizers. No host bar. No RSVP required. Questions? Email Mae Lee Browning at MaeLee@BrowningLegalCounsel.com or call/text at 310-227-7659.





ORS 20.080 Claims

Presented by: Ben Cox
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


Ben Cox has a passion for helping good people stuck in unfair circumstances achieve justice. Ben graduated from the University of Oregon before earning his law degree. During law school, he was president of the American Constitution Society, chosen to participate in the Criminal Prosecution Clinic, studied comparative law in South Africa, and worked for the NAACP Gulf Coast Advocacy Center in New Orleans, assisting residents in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Ben began his career at a Portland firm that focused exclusively on litigating complex cases on behalf of injured people. In these years, Ben learned how to master cutting-edge science, medicine and trial techniques to bring about great results for clients. He contributes his time to the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA).

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for 





Professionalism

Presented by: Judge John Acosta
Thursday, September 17, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


Federal Magistrate John Acosta has served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Oregon, School of Law since 2001. Judge Acosta has been a member of the bar for over 20 years and currently serves as a member of the OSB Professionalism Commission. After graduating from University of Oregon he worked as an associate and then partner for Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell & Brundin and then Stoel Rives LLP. Following Stoel Rives he provided legal advice on employment and labor issues, among other things, as the Senior Deputy General Counsel of the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon.

1 ethics MCLE credit will be applied for 





Ethics

Presented by: Paul Neese
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


Paul Neese is a lawyer in private practice. Paul represents parents and children in juvenile dependency cases, and youth in juvenile delinquency cases — primarily in Clackamas County. He also handles immigration matters and helps lawyers who are facing legal ethics concerns and/or formal bar complaints. He was previously an Assistant General Counsel at the Oregon State Bar in the Client Assistance Office. He has several years of experience helping members of the bar with legal ethics questions and dilemmas. He has been active in various bar activities over the years, including work in the American Bar Association, the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, and the Oregon New Lawyers Division. He speaks Cambodian (Khmer) and Lao, and a small amount of French.

1 ethics MCLE credit will be applied for 





Elder Abuse Reporting

Presented by: Amber Hollister & Judge Katherine Tennyson
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208


Get a firsthand look at Oregon’s new mandatory elder abuse reporting requirements that went into effect January 1, 2015. Learn the definition of elder abuse, statutory reporting requirements, and how to reconcile the duty of confidentiality and attorney-client privilege. Hypothetical scenarios based on real-life situations are discussed.






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