|Oregon State Bar Bulletin JUNE 2008|
Recognizing the Best of the Best
Nominations must be postmarked or delivered by 5:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, by U.S. mail: Oregon State Bar, Attn: Kay Pulju, 16037 S.W. Upper Boones Ferry Rd., Tigard, OR 97224; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax: (503) 598-6987. The nomination forms may be downloaded from the website here.
Nominations will not be accepted after this date. For further
assistance, contact Kay Pulju at (503) 431-6402 or (800) 452-8260, ext.
OSB Wins International Award
An Award for Outstanding Achievement was given to the Oregon State Bar for the barBooks™ online library in the Best Use of Technology category.
ACLEA members are professionals in the fields of continuing legal education and legal publishing. Its annual awards are highly competitive, and winning projects represent the highest level of achievement for the staff and volunteers involved.
BarBooks™ is an online subscription library of all of the publications published by the bar’s Legal Publications Department. The online library is fully searchable and includes almost 2000 forms that can be downloaded in either Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect format. Subscribers can bookmark favorite sections, chapters, books or search queries for easy access. The online library is accessible through the Internet 24 hours a day.
ACLEA will formally present the award to the OSB at the
Annual Meeting of ACLEA in Vancouver, B.C., on Aug. 5, 2008.
9th Annual OMLA Summer Social to
Be Held July 31
This year’s event continues the tradition of fine items to bid on, delicious refreshments to eat and drink, and good friends (old and new) to visit. Proceeds fund scholarships to Oregon bar exam review courses that will help increase the passage rate of ethnic and racial minorities, and also to help fund the annual Opportunities for Law In Oregon (OLIO) retreat, a nationally recognized program providing incoming minority law students with the opportunity to meet each other, upper division students, judges, bar leaders, and other lawyers who can serve as mentors and role models.
Admission is $10 for lawyers and judges, $5 for law students. RSVP to Anastasia Yu Meisner at email@example.com or (503) 697-1035.
For more information, or if you would like to contribute
to the event, please contact Akira Heshiki at Akira@oregonminoritylawyer.org.
What Is FrOLIO?
FrOLIO is exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to FrOLIO are deductible. FrOLIO’s 2008 goal is $10,000. Checks made payable to FrOLIO should be sent to: c/o Richard Brownstein, Esq., Brownstein, Rask, Sweeney LLP, 1200 S.W. Main Street; Portland, OR 97205.