Oregon State Bar Bulletin — MAY 2007

Features

Solos and the Virtual Practice
Trend sees more sole practitioners
eschewing the traditional office

By Janine Robben

Salary Wars
Frenzy over first-year associates ripples through Oregon — but only to a point
By Cliff Collins

Columns

Bar Counsel
On the Move: Ethical duties
when switching law firms

By Helen Hierschbiel

The Legal Writer
Comma Power:
A punctuation mark with clout
By Suzanne E. Rowe

Legal.online
Where There’s a Wiki, There’s a Way:
An ideal tool for group projects

By Robert Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Mission to Mississippi: Don and Susan Marmaduke share a commitment to service
By Melody Finnemore

Legal Practice Tips
Guardians of Whose Record?: Red flags in court reporter ethics
By Robin Nodland

Oregon Legal Heritage
Fire(d) Storm: U.S. Attorney Dispute has Echoes in Early Oregon State Bar
By Fred Granata

Parting Thoughts
Trial Courts Without Trials?
By the Hon. Garr (Mike) King

Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
OSB CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Reinstatements
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


Many Oregon lawyers are discovering the benefits of practicing entirely out of their homes or in nontraditional spaces for which they pay occasional rent, enjoying the flexibility and relative financial freedom that comes from being their own bosses, setting their own hours and reducing their overhead. Janine Robben examines the trend.