Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2008
CLE Seminars

Internet for Lawyers — two half-day seminars
Search Strategies for the Legal Professional
Friday, April 11, 9 a.m.-noon
3 general CLE or practical skills credits
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

Make the Internet work for you! This half-day seminar will provide you with super strategies to search like a pro. Learn which search engines are the best and the best search strategies. Pick up browser tricks, toolbar tips and desktop search techniques.

Investigative Research
Friday, April 11, 1-4 p.m.
3 general CLE or practical skills credits
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

The Internet has a wealth of information, and this half-day seminar will teach effective and low-cost methods to mine this data. Find missing people and witnesses. Get personal information from Usenet postings, Google, and free newspaper and magazine archives. Learn quick and easy methods to access public records and how to locate low-cost public record and investigative databases.

Ast (5/9) Bend (5/2) CB (5/2) Eug (5/9) GP (5/1) HR (5/2) Klam (5/2) LG (5/2) Med (5/9) New (5/9) Pend (5/9) Red (5/9) Rose (5/1) Salem (5/2) Tig (5/7) Vale (5/2)

21st Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Friday, April 18, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m.-noon
Oregon: 8.75 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Washington: 8.25 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Grand Hyatt, Seattle

Don’t miss this opportunity to sharpen your bankruptcy skills and increase your knowledge by learning from some of the best of the Northwest’s bankruptcy bar. With five plenary sessions and five breakout sessions covering both consumer and business topics, there is something for every practitioner. This year’s presentations feature a consumer panel with the Hon. Bruce Markell, Richardo Kilpatrick and Henry Sommer; Ken Klee discussing real estate insolvencies and restructuring; and a bankruptcy appeals panel that includes Sam Maizel, coauthor of ABI’s Bankruptcy Appeals Manual: Winning Your Bankruptcy Appeal, which is part of this year’s institute course materials. Co-sponsored by the Creditor-Debtor Section of the Washington State Bar Association and the Debtor-Creditor Section of the Oregon State Bar.

CLE Publications

Documentation of Real Estate Transactions
This revision contains the most-used conveyance forms for transactions, such as contract of sale, commercial lease, residential lease, like-kind exchanges and much more. It also includes five new forms. For more information, call the OSB Service Desk at (503) 431-6413 or, toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413.

Coming Up

May 1-2
Oregon & Washington Tax Institute

May 9
Trials of the Century

June 6
Ethics in 18 Holes

Jun 12
Memory Mastery for Lawyers


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