|Oregon State Bar Bulletin JULY 2008|
Foundation Seeks Lawyers for Board
Interested persons should send a brief resume by Sept. 1 to Judith Baker, Oregon Law Foundation, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281.
Leadership and Volunteer
Member involvement on boards, committees, and other bar groups keeps the bar responsive to the needs of its membership and is vital to the ability of the bar to provide services to its members and the public.
Most appointments are for terms of three years; however, if you are unable to make this lengthy commitment we suggest you consider volunteering on an episodic group. Serving on an episodic group allows you to determine the number of hours you give while continuing to enjoy the benefits of volunteering.
When submitting applications it is recommended that you attach a resume and a letter of interest describing why you are interested in serving. The Board of Governors is committed to ensuring that bar groups reflect the diversity of the membership and they make every attempt to place each applicant in a volunteer position.
Candidates must be active bar members and in good standing to be considered for appointment. For more information and to download an application form, go to www.osbar.org, or contact Danielle Edwards, at (503) 431-6246, or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-8260, ext. 426 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers Needed in
Volunteering at the exhibit booth allows members of the public to see lawyers and legal professionals outside of the traditional setting, and what they do as people and members of their community. You can help provide an invaluable public service by helping to distribute legal information to the citizens of Lane County.
The fair opens on Tuesday, August 12 and runs through Sunday, August 17. To volunteer, contact Shelley Dobson at 800-452-8260 or (503) 431-6404 or email@example.com.
Legal Community Races
to Fund Legal Services for Low-income Families
Stahancyk, Kent, Johnson & Hook registered 33 participants, earning the "Largest Team" Award, while the Prevailing Parties (led by Chris Rounds of Safeco) took home the "Best Fundraising Team" trophy for collecting $14,356 in donations. Chris Rounds single-handedly raised $13,961 and was awarded "Best Individual Fundraiser", followed by David Bledsoe of Perkins Coie LLP with $6,850 and John Dunbar of Ball Janik LLP with $5,905. David Rees of Stoll Berne PC was the top male finisher in the 5k, while Melissa Berube of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt won the women’s division.
The 2008 ‘Race for Justice’ was underwritten by Kent & Johnson, O’Donnell Clark & Crew and Safeco Insurance Foundation. Additional sponsoring law firms and companies include Adidas, Ater Wynne, Bullivant Houser Bailey, Clackamas County Family Law Group, Gevurtz Menashe Larson & Howe, Hanna Strader, Perkins Coie, Schmitt & Lehmann, Inc., Stahancyk, Kent, Johnson & Hook and Stoel Rives.
For more information and event photos, visit www.salcgroup.org/events.
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