Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2009

Features

Keeping an Eye
Out for Elders

Tough Times Call for Knowing the Signs of Abuse or Neglect
By Janine Robben

Signs and Symptoms of Possible Elder Abuse

Statewide Adult Protective Services Data for Persons Aged 65 and Older and Adults with Physical Disabilities

Wanted:
A Few Good Mentors

Concept of What
Makes a Good Mentor (and How to Find One)
Is Changing Rapidly

By Melody Finnemore

Columns

Bar Counsel
Going Paperless:
Ethical considerations

By Helen Hierschbiel

The Legal Writer
Word Choices III:
Verb pairs that puzzle

By Suzanne E. Rowe

Legal.Online
Barefoot, with Bricks:
ABA launches lackluster networking site

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Advocate for Justice: Teresa Schmid, OSBís new executive director
By Cliff Collins

Managing Your Practice
The E-mail Blizzard: Tips for taming your inbox
By Sheila Blackford

Legal Practice Tips
Patent Litigation: If youíre going to do it, do it right
By Peter E. Heuser and Robert A. Schlacter

Law and Life
Order in the Office:
Why organization is essential to the legal profession

By Kelly Lynn Anders

Parting Thoughts
Achieving Desirable Social Goals
By the Hon. James R. Hargreaves

Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
OSB CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


Oregonís 65-and-older population is expected to double between 2000 and 2008. As this number soars and the economy plummets, officials are strug-gling to investigate and prosecute cases of elder abuse and neglect. Janine Robben explains how lawyers can help by watching for the trouble signs.