Online Registration Closed

Please register at the convention site.
If you have questions, call the OSB Order Desk at 503-684-7413, or
toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413.

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Registration Fees
Career Fair
Thursday, October 14
Friday, October 15
Saturday, October 16
Annual Meeting Tradeshow
Annual Meeting Sponsors
Portland Accomodations

Registration Fees (Before October 4, 2004)
Group Discounts
The Oregon State Bar is offering group discounts to the Annual Meeting. The group discount applies only to the Full Annual Meeting fees for the Regular Member and New Member categories. You need not be a member of the same firm to receive a group discount. A group of five to nine members receives a 5% discount on the total registration amount, and a group of 10 or more receives a 10% discount on the total registration amount. If registering after October 4, 2004, the $50 late fee (per person) applies. If you wish to register a group, please fill out the registration form included in the Annual Meeting registration brochure. If you did not receive a brochure, or need assistance with group registrations, call the OSB Order Desk at (503) 620-0222 or (800) 452-8260, ext. 413

Full Annual Meeting Fee – applies to all non-ticketed events
October 14-October 16 and Career Fair, October 13.

$240 - Regular Member
$130 - New Member (admitted in 2002 or after)

Daily Annual Meeting Fees (applies to all member categories):
$95 - Thursday Fee
$170 - Friday Fee

Late Fee:
$50 (After October 4, 2004, all above fees are subject to a $50 late fee)

Law Student Rate:
$35 (flat fee, late fee does not apply)

Wednesday, October 13 – Career Fair

Career Fair has invited some of Oregon’s top leaders and professionals to assist OSB members looking to enhance their careers. Learn how to make a successful lateral move, understand and benefit from contract work, market yourself beyond your résumé and more! The Career Fair is free to anyone who has pre-registered for the OSB Annual Meeting. Those not attending the Annual Meeting can find Career Fair fee and registration information at the Legalstaff website. Be sure to mark your calendars for this special event on the eve of the Annual Meeting.

Thursday, October 14 – Schedule of Events

CLE Sessions

Please note: MCLE credit totals are pending at this time.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Legal Developments in Electronic Communications
The Business Law Section Awards Lunch and Annual Business Meeting will follow this session.
2 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Business Law Section

I Created It, It’s Mine!
Intellectual Property and Noncompetition Issues Facing Business

This session covers the creation and ownership of intellectual property, nonsolicitation agreements and trademarks.
Speakers: Vicki A. Ballou, Tonkon Torp LLP, Portland; Jon P. Stride, Tonkon Torp LLP, Portland

Boundless Marketing Potential or Not?
Developments in Telephone, Facsimile, Mail and E-mail Communications

This session covers the latest legal developments in Do Not Call Registries, limits and restrictions on facsimiles, anti-spam legislation and the use of online records for mail communications.
Speakers: Michelle S. Druce, Farleigh Wada & Witt PC, Portland; David L. Silverman, Stoel Rives LLP, Portland

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Health Information Privacy Update
1.5 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Health Law Section
A review of key HIPAA concepts that impact many Oregon lawyers such as accessing medical records by subpoena, and release of protected health information to personal representatives, law enforcement and others under Oregon’s workers compensation system. Also, where we stand today with respect to state confidentiality laws in light of federal HIPAA requirements, including a summary of proposed legislation for the 2005 Session to clarify state confidentiality laws to conform or comply with HIPAA, and a preview of HIPAA Security rules, which become effective May 2005. The Health Law section annual business meeting will be held prior to this session at 10:30 a.m.
Speakers: Gwen M. Dayton, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, Lake Oswego; Kelly T. Hagan, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC, Portland; Steven T. Conklin, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Business Law Section Awards Luncheon
Join fellow section members at this lunch honoring the 2004 recipient of the James Castles Award for Leadership and Excellence in Law and Community Service. Please see the Annual Meeting registration form for ticket information.
Speaker: Hardy Myers, Oregon Attorney General, Salem


12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
50-year Member Luncheon
Honor our 50-year members of the Oregon State Bar at this special awards luncheon. OSB President-Elect Nena Cook will recognize the class of 1954 for their achievements as attorneys and members of the bar for the past fifty years.

CLE Sessions

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Consumer Law and Punitive Damages – The Recovery and the Keeping
1 MCLE credit
Sponsor: Consumer Law Section
Punitive damages can make a small-damage consumer
case attractive when it might otherwise be economically unfeasible. In this session, trial and appellate experts will cover the basics of litigating punitive damages cases and keeping your jury award on appeal. Topics covered include case selection, special considerations in consumer cases, presenting punitive damages cases to juries, anticipating appeal of the jury award, punitive damages and settlement, and constitutional considerations in appellate review.
Speakers: Hope A. Del Carlo, Law Office of Phil Goldsmith, Portland; Maureen Leonard, Attorney at Law, Portland; Mark E. Griffin, Griffin & McCandlish, Portland

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spotting and Resolving Environmental Issues in Real Property Transactions; and An Update on the Hatchery vs. Wild Life Controversy
2 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Environmental and Natural Resources Section
PART 1: Spotting and Resolving Environmental Issues in Real Property Transactions
The first hour of the program will present a factual scenario involving a “mom & pop” company that is seeking legal guidance on a host of environmental problems. Using this scenario as a springboard, the speakers will role-play the interactions between the lawyer and client, lawyer and lender, and lawyer and regulator.
Speakers: Lawrence B. Burke, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Portland; Hong N. Huynh, Miller Nash LLP, Portland; David L. Blount, Landye, Bennett Blumstein LLP, Portland; Leslie A. Carlough, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Enforcement, Portland; Patricia M. Dost, Schwabe Williamson Wyatt PC, Portland; Jeffrey E. Detlefsen, Detlefsen Law Office PC, Portland
PART 2: An Update on the Hatchery vs. Wild Fish Controversy
The second hour will feature a roundtable-style debate of this controversial Northwest topic that first crystallized in Judge Hogan’s decision, Alsea Valley Alliance v. NOAA Fisheries, 161 F. Supp. 2d 1154 (2000). The Environmental and Natural Resources Section Annual Business Meeting will be held just prior to the CLE session at 12:30 p.m.
Speakers: Russell Clayton Brooks, Pacific Legal Foundation, Bellevue, WA; Stan van der Wetering, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians; Kaitlin Lovell, Trout Unlimited, Portland; Professor Susan L. Smith, Willamette University College of Law, Salem

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bankruptcy Intro for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers – This Means You!
1 MCLE credit
Sponsor: Debtor/Creditor Section
This is Bankruptcy 101 – the big-picture view for lawyers who don’t want to actually participate in any bankruptcy proceeding.
Speakers: Peter McKittrick, Farleigh Wada & Witt PC, Portland; Thomas W. Stilley, Sussman Shank LLP, Portland

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hot Topics in Ag Law — Conservation Easements; Water Resource Department Opinions; and ODA Update
1 MCLE credit
Sponsor: Agricultural Law Section
A panel of experts will address the policy motivations, tax strategies, and deal structure associated with agricultural conservation easements. We will also introduce the new online Water Resource Department opinion compilation being underwritten by the Agricultural Law Section, and a representative from the Oregon Department of Agriculture will discuss the department’s role with respect to major policy decisions and resources of importance to agricultural lawyers.
Speakers: David H. Leonard, Churchill Leonard Lodine & Hendrie LLP, Salem; Lawrence B. Rew, Corey Byler Rew Lorenzen & Hojem LLP, Pendleton; Brent Searle, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Salem; Charles K. Toole, Dunn Toole & Carter LLP, The Dalles; Kelly A. Struhs, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Portland

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TPR Caselaw Summary Update
1 MCLE credit
Sponsor: Juvenile Law Section
This session will cover recent caselaw regarding termination of parental rights and new juvenile court legislation. The Juvenile Law section executive committee meeting will take place prior to this session from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Speaker: Michael Livingston, Oregon Department of Justice Appellate Division, Salem

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Legal Research in the E-environment
1.5 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section
Paper, CDs, DVDs, hard drives, intranets, Google, or the Internet? Which do you use, and does it make a difference in your practice? A four-person panel of recognized experts in modern day research will help guide you through the information jungle to that specific nugget of information you are seeking. The Sole and Small Firm Practitioners section annual business meeting will be held prior to this session at 3:00 p.m.
Moderator: Bob Browning, Sole Practitioner, Forest Grove; Panelists: Laura Orr, Law Librarian, Washington County Bar Library; Angela Hodge, Firm Librarian, Perkins Coie LLP, Portland; M. David Daniel, Clinical Law Program, Willamette University College of Law, Salem


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate Oregon Lawyers Reception

Co-sponsorship of this reception by the American Bar Association and the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is underwritten by Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C.
Come and celebrate the achievements of our member volunteers. This is our chance to thank our heroes – those members who contribute to the legal profession by serving fellow bar members, or by providing pro bono legal services to those in need. Jim Willis, Director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, will give special recognition to those who have provided pro bono legal services through the Oregon State Bar’s Military Assistance Panel. Marilyn J. Harbur, ABA OSB Delegate and ABF Oregon co-chair, will also briefly address attendees and make ABA and ABF introductions. Music provided by The Barry Glick Jazz Group.

6:00 p.m.
Annual Awards Dinner
Join OSB President William G. Carter as he honors this year’s award recipients at the President’s Annual Awards Dinner. The annual awards include the Award of Merit and three President’s Awards: the Membership Service Award, the Public Service Award, and the Affirmative Action Award. Enjoy seasonal northwest cuisine followed by music and dancing with the all-lawyer band, The Miller Brothers Genuine Blues Band.

Earn more MCLE credits by viewing a selection of video replays. Our on-site video replay collection will feature CLE programs from a variety of accredited CLE providers that cover diversity, ethics, child abuse reporting and more. Open Thursday, October 14, 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, October 15, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (lunch break on Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.) Video Replays to be shown in Meeting Room C122.

Thursday Schedule:
10:30-11:30: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting
11:30-12:30: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting
12:45-2:10: Oregon Death with Dignity Act: Tape 1
2:10-3:35: Oregon Death with Dignity Act: Tape 2
3:45-4:50: Professionalism and the Legal Profession: From Learning the Ropes

Friday Schedule:
8:30-9:47: Bankruptcy's Effect on Related State Court Cases: Tape 1
9:50-11:20:Bankruptcy's Effect on Related State Court Cases: Tape 2
11:30-12:30: Career Paths for Women Lawyers
12:45-2:45: Preparing Witnesses: Tape 1
3:00-4:00: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting
4:05-5:00: Preparing Witnesses: Tape 2


Friday, October 15 – Schedule of Events


7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Lawyers Prayer Breakfast
This event requires pre-registration. It is not sponsored by the Oregon State Bar. If you have any questions, please call Michael Duane Brown at (503) 361-3078 or e-mail:

CLE Sessions

Please note: MCLE credit totals are pending at this time.

8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(lunch break 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
Choose from two different full-day education tracks and a full day of video replays.


Fulfill your special reporting requirements with programs on ethics, elimination of bias, child abuse reporting and what you need to know about the proposed new ethics rules.

8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
(lunch break 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
What to do if You Get That Letter or Call
from the Bar and Common Ethical Dilemmas

4 Ethics credits
Sponsors: Oregon State Bar and Professional Liability Fund
A panel will introduce you to the new OSB Client Assistance Office and new developments in the Disciplinary Counsel’s office. You will also hear an overview of the responsibilities of the General Counsel’s office, what your PLF Assessment
provides you and when you might need a lawyer and defense tips. The panel will then discuss ethics hypotheticals, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions about each scenario. In the afternoon (session resuming at 1:45 p.m.), find out what you need to know about the proposed new ethics rules. This session will give you an overview of the differences between the current Code of Professional Responsibility and the Proposed Model Rules – a must for every practicing lawyer.
Speakers: Chris L. Mullmann, Client Assistance Office Manager, Oregon State Bar, Lake Oswego; Jeffrey D. Sapiro, Disciplinary Counsel, Oregon State Bar, Lake Oswego; Nancy M. Cooper, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, Portland; Sylvia Stevens, Senior Assistant General Counsel, Oregon State Bar, Lake Oswego; Barbara Fishleder, Professional Liability Fund Director of Personal and Practice Management Assistance/OAAP Executive Director, Lake Oswego; Bradley F. Tellam, Partner, Barran Liebman LLP, Portland

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Child Abuse Reporting Video Replay
1 Ethics credit
Sponsor: Oregon State Bar
Earn more ethics credits at our “best of the best” video replay library.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brown v. Board of Education: 50 Years Later
3 Elimination of Bias credits
Sponsor: Diversity Section

Part 1:
Perspectives on Brown v. Board of Education
Join legal scholars from three of Oregon’s most prestigious institutions as they explore and discuss what the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the Grutter v. Bollinger case, which involved the University of Michigan Law School’s admissions policy, means for the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education. Particular focus will be given to the tension between having affirmative action as a remedial measure as opposed to striving toward the goal of diversity.
Moderator: Hon. Edwin J. Peterson, former Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court
Speakers: Robin Morris Collin, Professor of Law, Willamette University College of Law, Salem; Colin Diver, Reed College President and Charles A. Heimbold, Jr., Professor of Law and Economics Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania; Gregory Vincent, Vice Provost For Institutional Equity And Diversity, University of Oregon and former Professor of Law at Louisiana State University College of Law

Part 2:
Diversity in Corporate America 50 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
This second session focuses on diversity in corporate America. This panel will consist of representatives from corporations who were amicus curiae in support of the University of Michigan position. Among the topics, the panelists will discuss what diversity is and the value they see in it for the corporate world. Nike, Microsoft and Kaiser Permanente are among the
companies participating in the panel.
Speakers: Jim Carter, Nike General Counsel, Beaverton; Deborrah J. Jackson, RN, Senior Manager of Diversity Programs, Kaiser Permanente Englewood Offices, Englewood, CO; Robert Hayles, Ph.D., Effectiveness/Diversity Consultant, Manzanita; Mary E. Snapp, Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA


Improve your practice with programs designed to teach you about the latest in law and the greatest in marketing and new technology.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Civil Rights, Civil Liberties… and Civil Unions? A year of civil issues in Oregon
1.5 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Civil Rights Section
Oregon has been at the center of civil rights controversies this year. The Civil Rights Section invites you to attend a “year-in-review” look at the hot-button issues in Oregon and nationally. Highlights will include:

• a review of events that transpired in May when Oregon lawyer Brandon Mayfield was detained by the FBI under provisions of the Patriot Act.

• an update of the well-received “Patriot Act Forum” in April, with comments by Elden Rosenthal, who is representing Mr. Mayfield in a civil lawsuit, and Steve Wax, who represented Mayfield in the criminal matter.

• a review of the legal status, and the next steps, for gay marriage in Oregon. Speakers to include Kelly Clark, who is representing the opponents of gay
marriage, and David Fidanque, Executive Director of the Oregon chapter of the ACLU.
Speaker: Elden M. Rosenthal, Rosenthal & Greene PC, Portland; Steven T. Wax, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Portland; Kelly Clark, O’Donnell & Clark LLP, Portland; David Fidanque, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Intellectual Property and the World Wide Web
1.25 MCLE credits
Sponsor: Multnomah Bar Association
This session will provide an overview of intellectual property issues in an online world. Learn to protect your clients as they move more of their business to the web. Find out about common pitfalls and fundamental intellectual property issues facing businesses as they expand their online presence.
Speaker: Julianne Davis, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel LLP, Portland


12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch
Attend the second annual Networking Lunch and learn more about various bar affinity groups. Several groups will host tables where you can enjoy lunch and a focused discussion about membership, community involvement, and programs and/or products unique to the sponsoring groups. Table Sponsors include:

– Campaign for Equal Justice and Oregon Access
     to Justice Endowment Fund
– Casemaker™ Library Interest Group
– Classroom Law Project
– Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
– Oregon Attorney Assistance Program/
     Practice Management Advisor Program
– Oregon Minority Lawyers Association
– Oregon State Bar Public Service Advisory Committee
– Oregon State Bar Volunteer Opportunities
– Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
– Oregon Women Lawyers
– Roll Call and Pro Bono Challenge Oregon New Lawyers Division

CLE Sessions

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Successful Strategies for Practicing Law in the E-environment
1.25 MCLE credits
Sponsors: Law Practice Management and Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Sections
Back by popular demand, this session features a panel presentation on the ethical issues of obtaining and managing information in the e-environment.
Moderator: Bob Browning, Browning Law Offices, PC, Forest Grove
Panelists: David L. Carlson, Pierson LaMont Carlson & Gregg PC, Salem; Dee Crocker, Practice Management Advisor, Professional Liability Fund, Lake Oswego; M. David Daniel, Clinical Law Program, Willamette University College of Law, Salem

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Business of Lawyering: Getting Started, Getting Organized, Getting Clients, Getting Paid, Getting a Life!
1.5 Practical Skills credits
Sponsor: Oregon State Bar
Ever want to leave the firm and start out on your own? How do you set up an office with efficient systems and procedures? How do you collect fees that aren’t paid on time? And when you’re up and running, how do you keep your practice from becoming your life? Come to this session to hear real life stories of lawyers who have tackled these challenges with success. In addition, meet experts in practice management and marketing who will provide an array of strategies to help you get organized and build a strong client base.
Speakers: Bob Browning, Browning Law Offices, PC, Forest Grove; Carol Wilson, Practice Management Advisor, Professional Liability Fund, Lake Oswego; Mike Long, Attorney Counselor, Oregon Attorney Assistance Program; Mary Rose Franklin, Consultant, Marylhurst; Robert C. Kline Jr., Kline Law Offices PC, Portland


5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Law School Receptions
Connect with fellow alumni at receptions hosted by Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Oregon College of Law and Willamette University College of Law.

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Lewis & Clark Law School, Oregon Ballroom Lobby
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    University of Oregon College of Law, Skyview Terrace–King
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
     Willamette University College of Law, Skyview Terrace–Holladay

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Oregon New Lawyers Division Awards Reception
A reception and awards presentation will follow the ONLD Annual Business Meeting at 4:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Holiday Inn, Columbia Meeting Room, 1441 N.E. 2nd Ave., Portland
For additional information, please call the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free at (800) 321-6227.

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wells Fargo Bank Reception
This hosted reception is open to all Annual Meeting registrants and will precede the OSB Tent Show and Dinner.

7:00 p.m.
OSB Tent Show and Dinner
We take our work seriously… but not ourselves. A full cast of talented bar members will perform in this event reminiscent of the old OSB Tent Show. Don’t miss this chance to see prominent members of the bench and bar performing musical, dance and comedy routines. The evening will include dinner followed by dancing with Lou Savage and the Courthouse Doors.

The following firms have sponsored tables at the OSB Tent Show & Dinner:

Ater Wynne LLP
Ball Janik LLP
Barran Liebman LLP
Black Helterline LLP
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins
& Tongue LLP
Garvey Schubert Barer
Gevurtz Menashe Larson
& Howe PC
Greene & Markley PC
Harrang Long Gary Rudnick PC
Kell Alterman & Runstein LLP
Lane Powell Spears Lubersky LLP
Markowitz Herbold Glade &
Mehlhaf PC
Miller Nash LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
Preston Gates & Ellis LLP
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC
Stoel Rives LLP
Sussman Shank LLP
Tonkon Torp LLP

Saturday, October 16 – Schedule of Events

OWLS Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Sponsored by Oregon Women Lawyers
Topic: “Diversity in the Judiciary – The View From the Bench”
Join us for a hearty buffet breakfast and a chance to visit with friends and colleagues from across the state. Please register for the breakfast by October 1, 2004. To pre-register: send $18 and your name as you would like it to appear on your nametag to Oregon Women Lawyers Bar Breakfast, PO Box 40393, Portland, OR 97240. For more information, contact Betsy Kauffman at (503) 235-9092 or e-mail: OWLS Board Meeting to follow the breakfast.

House of Delegates Meeting

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (tentative ending time)
House of Delegates Meeting
Join fellow bar members at the HOD Meeting to discuss policy issues and the administration of justice in Oregon. If you have questions concerning the registration process, contact Teresa Wenzel at (800) 452-8260 (Oregon only) or (503) 431-6386 or by e-mail at

SuperSaturday CLE Sessions

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
ONLD SuperSaturday CLE
Red Lion Hotel Portland/Convention Center
It is not necessary to register for the entire Annual Meeting in order to participate in the ONLD SuperSaturday CLE program. If you wish to attend only this event, please fill out the registration form and check off the event under 'Ticketed Events.' Tickets cost $40/person.
The Oregon New Lawyers Division brings its annual session-packed CLE event to the Annual Meeting. Lunch and materials will be provided. All MCLE credits are pending. Choose from the following three tracks:

TRACK 1: Business & Personal Law

5 General or Practical Skills credits

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Antitrust 101
Speakers: Richard G. Price and Philip Van der Weele, Preston Gates & Ellis, Portland

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic IP Practice and Patent Law
Speaker: Gregory L. Maurer, Klarquist Sparkman LLP, Portland

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basics of Business Merger
Speakers: Jeffrey S. Cronn and Tatiana A. Perry, Tonkon Torp LLP, Portland

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Environmental Considerations in Business Transactions
Speaker: Kenneth P. Dobson, The Dobson Law Firm LLC, Portland

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Disability and Fair Housing Law
Speaker: Ellen E. Johnson, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, Hillsboro

TRACK 2: Litigation

5 General or Practical Skills credits

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Basics of a Divorce Case
Speaker: Andrea J. Anderly, Gevurtz Menashe Larson & Howe PC, Portland

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Employee Rights/Litigation
Speaker: Sue-Del McCulloch, Dolan Griggs & McCulloch LLP, Portland

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Federal Litigation
Speaker: Laura Caldera Taylor, Garvey Schubert Barer, Portland

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Criminal Cases/Litigation
Speaker: Lisa J. Ludwig, Attorney at Law, Portland

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Electronic Discovery
Speaker: Tom Howe, Legal Technology Group, Portland

TRACK 3: Practice Management

5 General or Practical Skills credits

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
The Nuts and Bolts of Starting Your Own Practice
Speaker: Shari L. Lane, Penn & Lane LLC, Portland

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Law Office Management
Speaker: Beverly A. Michaelis, Practice Management Advisor, Professional Liability Fund, Lake Oswego

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Financial Planning for Your Practice and Your Life
Speaker: Adina R. Flynn, American Express Financial Advisors, Portland

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Client Intake & Case Evaluation
Speakers: Julia M. Waco, Multnomah Defenders, Inc., Portland; Patricia L. McGuire, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Portland

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m
Making Your Connections Count/Client Development
Speaker: Mary Franklin, – Consultant, Marylhurst

Annual Meeting Tradeshow

Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

OSB Lounge & Exhibitor Tradeshow
These two popular Annual Meeting events are back this year and full of resources, fun and networking opportunities. Take a break in the OSB Lounge, complete with an Internet café for computer connections, board games for challenging fellow bar members and a chair masseuse for that massage you’ve been meaning to get. Meet tradeshow exhibitors at booths surrounding the OSB Lounge.

This year’s exhibitors include:
Allen Trust Company • Amicus Data • Business Valuation Services • Canon Business Solutions • ClayTablet • CrossRoads Medical Consulting, Inc.
Diane E. Pallas Accounting & Tax Consulting • financialforensics • FOR 1031
Global Funding Corporation • IKON Office Solutions • Information Services Associates • LexisNexis • Loislaw
Moore Henderson Allen & Thomas, Inc. • Multnomah Bar Association
Naegeli Reporting Corporation • Office of the Legislative Counsel • OPENonline Oregon State Bar Referral & Information Services
Oregon State Bar Store & Resource Booth • Synergy Financial/Guardian
Wells Fargo • West

Annual Meeting Sponsors
Portland Accomodations

Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
Portland-Lloyd Center

1000 NE Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 1-503-281-6111
Fax: 1-503-284-8553
Reservation Link:
Use corporate account code: 0560071873

Courtyard by Marriott
Portland Lloyd Center

435 NE Wasco St
Portland, OR 97232 USA
Phone: 1 503-234-3200
Fax: 1 503-234-1836
Reservation Link:
Use reservation code (all CAPS): OSAOSAX 1 king bed/1 sofa sleeper
Use reservation code (all CAPS): OSAOSAY 2 queen beds

Red Lion Portland-Convention Center
1021 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
PHONE: (503) 235-2100
FAX: (503) 238-0132
TOLL FREE: (800) 343-1822
RES: (800) Red-Lion
Reservation Link:
Use reservation code (all CAPS): ORST1010

Ways to Register
Register Online   |   Download Brochure PDF

Mail: registration form (2 pages) with payment or credit card information to:

Annual Meeting Registration
Oregon State Bar
PO Box 1689
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

FAX: registration form (2 pages) with credit card information to (503) 968-4456

Registration questions? Call (503) 684-7413 or (800) 452-8260, ext. 413.