Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2004


Among Ourselves

Molly E. Hickman, brand manager of Lilly Miller Brands, recently received Central Garden & Pet Company’s 2003 president’s award. Hickman was one of 19 winners selected from among approximately 4,000 employees. Criteria for selection included outstanding teamwork, dedication to the business, exceptional individual performance and business contribution, among other things.

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Eugene attorney David C. Moon of the Moon Firm announces the start-up of The Water Report, a professional newsletter covering water rights, water quality and practical solutions to water issues in the western United States. Moon has begun the publication in association with David Light, editor of the Oregon Insider, with the first issue published March 15. The Water Report will be published monthly and is distributed to subscribers throughout the West. He can be reached at The Water Report, 260 N. Polk, Eugene, OR 97402; phone: (541) 517-5608; e-mail: thewaterreport@hotmail.com.

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John G. Cox, a shareholder in Hutchinson, Cox, Coons, DuPriest, Orr & Sherlock, recently was on a Rotary project in Kenya, outside Kisumu, to bring potable water year round to several thousand villagers by drilling wells. He met with Rotarians in Kenya and viewed the site of the well. He plans on returning to investigate funding for an orphanage.

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Sarah S. Conley, a partner in the Beverly Hills law firm of Rosen Feig Conley & Lunn, has been elected president of the board of directors for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). LACE is a non-profit contemporary visual arts organization that distinguishes itself by serving as a laboratory for artistic research and unfettered, positive creative expression, where artists have the freedom and the opportunity to take risks.

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Jennifer K. DeWald is the incoming president of Oregon Women Lawyers. She practices Indian law as an associate with Craig J. Dorsay in Portland. She is the immediate past chair of the OSB Indian Law Section. DeWald is also an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Law School and instructs the Native American Student moot court course.

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Mark Whitlow, a partner with Perkins Coie in Portland, has been appointed to serve on the Advisory Committee on Regulatory Permitting. This committee advises the governor’s economic revitalization team that was established by the 72nd Oregon Legislature to focus state agencies on working at the local level to increase economic opportunity and help local government, business and property owners certify industrial sites as "project ready." His practice focuses on land use and administrative law, real estate transactions and state and local governmental relations.

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Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt was named a major sponsor of the prestigious Intel International Science & Engineering Fair for the law firm’s in-kind contributions and pro bono legal counsel to the 2004 Intel ISEF Host Committee. Intel ISEF, the world’s largest pre-college celebration of science, was held in Portland May 9-15.


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