Oregon State Bar Bulletin — NOVEMBER 2009

Features

Oregonís Vanishing
Civil Jury Trial

A Treasured Right, or a Relic?
By Janine Robben

Innovative Program Provides Needed Courtroom Experience
By Janine Robben

A Mediatorís Fantasy
The Perfect Mediation
By Richard G. Spier


Columns

Bar Counsel
Social Media for Lawyers:
A Word of Caution

By Helen Hierschbiel

The Legal Writer
Punctuation You Can Learn to Love: Six Simple Steps to Correct Commas
By Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff

Legal.Online
Research and More:
New Sites for Documents

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Role Model:
Román Hernández Rises to Lead Hispanic National Law
Association

By Cliff Collins

Legal Practice Tips
Secrets to Successful
Mediation: Tips from
the Experts

By Evan P. Seifert

Managing Your Practice
Home Alone:
Where to Hang Your Shingle?

By Sheila Blackford

Parting Thoughts
The Client
By Christopher D. Mecca

Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
OSB CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


If trial by jury in civil cases is — as James
Madison said in 1789 — “as essential to
secure the liberty of the people” as any
right of nature, our liberty is in peril, as
Janine Robben reports.