Oregon State Bar Bulletin JULY 2002

CLE SEMINARS

2002 SUMMER CLE VIDEO WEEK AT THE OSB CENTER

Problem Prevention in Elder Law
Monday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
5.25 MCLE credits and 1.25 ethics credits

During the 20 years after the first baby boomers reach retirement age in 2010, the number of Americans over age 65 will increase from 43 million to 70 million. Regardless of your area of practice, elder law issues are a reality to be faced in both your professional and personal life. This seminar provides the knowledge, techniques and strategies to develop long-term plans to address elder law issues before they become problems.

Family Law
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
5 MCLE credits and 1 ethics credit

Designed for the family law practitioner, highlights include: comparison of -Oregon and Washington provisions; FAPA use and abuse; ethical problems that occur when dealing with pro se parties; workable parenting plans; and tax developments and negotiations. In addition, three circuit court judges discuss attorney fees, the effect of a pendente lite order on trial, and spousal support for short- term marriages.

Advising Non-profit Organizations
Wednesday, Aug. 14,
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
5.50 MCLE credits and 1 ethics credit

Experts cover the specific information required to create and run a nonprofit organization. The range of topics includes: establishing a non-profit organization; obtaining tax exempt status; governance; liability issues; Internet solicitation; lobbying and political activities by non-profits; business activities; ethical concerns; and more.

Fundamentals of Real Estate
Thursday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
7 MCLE or 7 practical skills credits

Build your understanding of real estate law with a foundation of black letter law and practice pointers for handling residential and small commercial transactions. Practical information includes: how to study documents for conveying property; what to look for as a buyer or seller; and how to manage tricky areas such as interpreting and handling covenants, conditions and restrictions. Designed for lawyers new to the practice of real estate law or those who want a comprehensive review.

Representing Clients with Personality Disorders
Friday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3 MCLE credits and .5 ethics credits

Studies suggest that an inordinate amount of litigation is generated by and on behalf of individuals diagnosed with serious personality disorders. This seminar can help you to identify the presence of such disorders and provide information on services available to help your client, as well as tools to help deal effectively with these clients. In addition, experts will share practice tips and strategies on: civil commitment; guardianship and conservatorship; mental defect and disease defense; and effective methods to handle client relationships.

Child Abuse Reporting
Friday, August 16, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
1 child-abuse reporting credit

Effective July 1, 2000, ORS 9.114 requires attorneys to complete one hour of training every three years on the duties of mandatory child abuse reporting. Learn what constitutes your duty to report, when the duty applies, what abuse is and how to report it. Other topics include the meaning of 'reasonable cause' and 'comes in contact,' the reporting exception based on privileged communications and reporting someone's intention to commit an act of child abuse.

UPCOMING SEMINARS
Sept. 6 DUII and DRE Essentials
Sept. 13 Defensive Lawyering: Ethics with Jarvis, Fucile & Tellam (morning)
Sept. 13 Lawyer Discipline in Oregon (afternoon)
Sept. 19 Writing Techniques for Winning Cases with Gary Kinder
Sept. 20 Constitutional Law
Sept. 27 Employment Law
Sept. 27-28 3rd Annual Tax Institute
Oct. 4 Annual Meeting CLE
Oct. 9 Child Abuse Reporting
Oct. 11 Elder Law
Oct. 17 Computer Law
Oct. 18 Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law
Oct. 25 Real Estate: Basic Land Use Planning
Nov. 1 Doing Business in Indian Country
Nov. 8 Ethics with Jack Marshall
Nov. 14 Advanced Nonprofit Law
Nov. 15 Appellate Practice: 9th Circuit
Nov. 22 Corporate Counsel (morning)
Nov. 22 Government Law (afternoon)
Dec. 5 Planning the Basic Estate
Dec. 12 Impeach Justice Douglas!
Dec. 16 - 21 Super CLE Video Week
Dec. 30 - 31 Last Chance Video

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