Oregon State Bar Bulletin — AUGUST 2012
CLE Seminars

All Day Power Play: Three Seminars in One Day

• Lawyers and the Deaf Community
Thursday, Sept. 13, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
3 general CLE or access to justice credits
Doubletree Lloyd Center, Portland

Explore issues faced by deaf clients and members of the deaf community. Learn about federal and state requirements in a variety of settings, including hearings, mediation and depositions. Discover the myths and realities of the deaf community. Discuss using interpreters and the all-important question — who pays for the service?

Ast (9/28) Bend (9/21) CB (9/21) Eug (9/28) GP (9/20) HR (9/21) Klam (9/21) LG (9/21) Med (9/28) New (9/28) Pend (9/28) Red (9/28) Rose (9/20) Salem (9/21) Tig (10/3) Vale (9/21)

• Child Abuse Reporting: A Penn State Case Study
Thursday, Sept. 13, noon-1 p.m.
1 child abuse reporting credit
Doubletree Lloyd Center, Portland

Learn about your child abuse reporting responsibilities as an Oregon lawyer and the importance of child abuse reporting against the backdrop of the Penn State case.

Ast (9/28) Bend (9/21) CB (9/21) Eug (9/28) GP (9/20) HR (9/21) Klam (9/21) LG (9/21) Med (9/28) New (9/28) Pend (9/28) Red (9/28) Rose (9/20) Salem (9/21) Tig (10/3) Vale (9/21)

• What NASCAR, Jay-Z & “Jersey Shore” Teach About Attorney Ethics
Thursday, Sept. 13, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
3 ethics credits
Doubletree Lloyd Center, Portland

Celebrities, sports, and modern culture all carry interesting and valuable messages for attorneys. This seminar will demonstrate how various elements of popular culture provide poignant ethics lessons to becoming better attorneys. Gain an understanding of the values promoted by the Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct and the manner in which they are reflected in popular culture.

Ast (9/28) Bend (9/21) CB (9/21) Eug (9/28) GP (9/20) HR (9/21) Klam (9/21) LG (9/21) Med (9/28) New (9/28) Pend (9/28) Red (9/28) Rose (9/20) Salem (9/21) Tig (10/3) Vale (9/21)

 

Advising Nonprofit Organizations
Friday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
5.25 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Advising a nonprofit organization, whether a national organization or a local, grass-roots operation, requires more than good intentions. This information-packed seminar will highlight a number of areas crucial to attorneys who assist nonprofit organizations: organization set-up and obtaining tax-exempt status; governance; and financial oversights and controls. Participants will also gain insight into the legal ethics implicated in representing nonprofit clients, the risks involved with managing volunteers and how organizations can raise funds without raising concerns. Whether the nonprofit you are involved with is a client or a personal favorite that you may volunteer for, get the answers for often-asked questions.

Ast (10/19) Bend (10/12) CB (10/12) Eug (10/19) GP (10/11) HR (10/12) Klam (10/12) LG (10/12) Med (10/19) New (10/19) Pend (10/19) Red (10/19) Rose (10/11) Salem (10/12) Tig (10/24) Vale (10/12)



Legal Publications

Torts, 2012 Revision: Available for Preorders
This 2012 complete revision of Torts covers a broad spectrum of tort law in Oregon. Topics discussed range from basic torts, such as fraud and assault, to more complicated issues, such as theories of liability for exposure to toxic substances. This 2-volume book is an invaluable reference tool for Oregon lawyers.

This title is now available for preorder. Anticipated ship date is Sept. 14, 2012. Please call the OSB Service Desk at (503) 431-6413 or toll- free in Oregon (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, to place your preorder, or for more information. You may also preorder online at www.osbar.org/store/ pub/pubcat.asp. (This title will also be available on BarBooks Online to all active Oregon attorneys.)

BarBooks Web Conference Training
Our one-hour sessions cover the nuts and bolts of getting the most out of your BarBooks member benefit. Mark your calendar to join in on one of our free BarBooks web conference trainings scheduled for Wednesday Sept. 12, 1-2 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 16, 10-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2-3 p.m. Email legalpubs@osbar.org for conference attendance information. Include the date you will attend and your six-digit bar number. If you cannot attend one of the training sessions mentioned above, look for additional training opportunities in the coming months. This training has been approved for 1 general or practical skills MCLE credit, which can only be claimed once. Participation is limited to 100 attendees per session.


Upcoming

October 4 - Evolving Issues of Labor & Employment Law in the Modern Workplace

October 5 - Elder Law 2012: Expanding Your Skills and Practice

October 10 - Consumer Law for the Oregon Lawyer

October 12 - Metes and Bounds of Real Estate and Land Use Law

October19 - Government Law and Indian Law: Critical Issues and Recent Developments

October 25, 26 - 14th Annual Oregon Trial Advocacy College

November 15 - DUII



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