Oregon State Bar Bulletin – AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2006

Features

Addiction and the Law
How dependency issues continue
to affect the legal profession

By Cliff Collins

The Faces of Addiction
OSB members share their stories of dependency and addiction – and recovery
By Melody Finnemore

Hiding in Plain Sight
Recognizing signs of impairment,
and what to do about it

By Meloney Crawford Chadwick

Two Solutions, Two Approaches
By Cliff Collins

Profiles in the Law
Dale Liberty: ‘Legal Noir’: The Write Stuff
By Melody Finnemore

Departments

Letters to the Editor

Briefs

OSB Continuing Legal Education

Bar Counsel
Matters of Estate:
Ethical considerations
for probate practitioners

By Scott Morrill

Managing Your Practice
Inside Counsel:
The intersection of internal
law firm privilege and duties to clients
By Mark J. Fucile

Law & Life
A Tribe of Believers:
Is plain English possible?
By James McCobb

Discipline

Bar News

Among Ourselves

Moves

In Memoriam

Classifieds

Parting Thoughts
Funding Legal Aid:
We Must Do Better
By Ed Harnden

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Addiction and chemical dependency issues continue to affect the legal profession. Today, much has changed: the number of addictions, how they are treated, science’s understanding of how addiction works, even the approach used for interventions. This special issue of the Bulletin takes an in-depth look at these topics.