The Oregon State Bar Board of Governors created the Professional Liability Fund in 1977 pursuant to state statute and with approval of the membership. The Fund first began operation on July 1, 1978, and has been the mandatory provider of primary malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers since that date. For more information, call (503) 639-6911 or (800) 452-1639, or visit the PLF web site, www.osbplf.org.
The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) is a confidential service funded by the Professional Liability Fund (PLF) for all Oregon lawyers. The OAAP provides assistance with alcoholism, drug addiction, stress management, time management, career transition, compulsive disorders (including gambling addiction), relationships, depression, anxiety, and other issues that affect a lawyer's ability to function. For more information, call (503) 226-1057 or (800) 321-6227 (OAAP) or visit the OAAP web site, www.oaap.org.
The Professional Liability Fund provides free and
confidential assistance with office systems through
the Fund's Practice Management Advisor (PMA) program.
The Fund's practice management advisors will come to
your office at no charge and can help reduce your exposure
to legal malpractice claims. For more information,
call (503) 639-6911 or (800) 452-1639, or visit the
PLF web site, www.osbplf.org and click on Practice