|Oregon State Bar Bulletin JUNE 2007|
Notice of reinstatement
The following attorneys have filed applications for reinstatement as active members of the Oregon State Bar pursuant to Rule of Procedure (BR) 8.1.
Michael S. Balavage of Redding, Calif, OSB #925646, Balavage transferred to inactive status in 1993 because he was living and working in California, where he was admitted to practice law in 1978. Balavage is moving back to the Portland area, where he will seek a position in the legal field after his reinstatement.
The Rules of Procedure require the Board of Governors to conduct an investigation of BR 8.1 reinstatement applications to determine whether applicants possess the good moral character and general fitness to practice law, and that the resumption of the practice of law in this state by these applicants will not be detrimental to the administration of justice or the public interest. Any person with information relevant to this application is asked to contact promptly the OSB Regulatory Services Division, P.O. Box 1689, Lake Oswego, OR 97035; (503) 620-0222, or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-8260, ext. 343.
The following have applied for admission either via reciprocity, as house counsel or law teacher. The Board of Bar Examiners requests that members examine this list and bring to the board’s attention in a signed letter any information that might influence the board in considering the moral character of any applicant for admission. Send correspondence to Marlyce Gholston, Executive Director, Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners, 5200 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.
Reciprocity: Valentine Robert (Bo) Barker, Mary Katheryn Bradley, Robert Gregory Ferney, Karen F. Jones and David Henry Leigh.