Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2012
CLE Seminars

12th Annual Oregon Tax Institute
Thursday, June 7, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Friday, June 8, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
11.25 general CLE credits and 2 ethics credits; Washington: credits pending; eligible for CPE credits
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

The 12th Annual Oregon Tax Institute holds a wealth of information for tax practitioners and professionals. From the latest in federal income tax developments to due diligence for tax professionals, this year’s institute features a stellar line-up of presentations. Take a look at the Supreme Court’s consideration of a six-year statute of limitations, and hear from the director of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Legal ethics will also be examined — do the ORPCs threaten zealous advocacy? Hear the latest about state taxes on e-commerce, and get practical pointers for drafting partnership agreements. Learn some lessons from real life on 409A plans and how to handle charitable planning with closely held business interests. The tax section’s award of merit will be presented at the June 7 lunch (included with registration). Cosponsored by the OSB Taxation Section.

No video replay.

Bankruptcy Basics: The ABCs of Filing Chapter 13
Friday , June 15, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
7.25 general CLE or practical skills credits
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

From attorney fees to balloon payments to confirmation, this seminar will provide an in-depth look at handling Chapter 13 cases. Experts will deconstruct the filing process and examine specific components to strengthen your representation of clients during bankruptcy. Hear from Portland and Eugene Chapter 13 trustees and practitioners as they share the procedures, calculations and forms particular to the two courts. Using hypotheticals, you’ll see what a solid plan looks like, as well as plans with errors that could delay or derail the filing. Gain detailed and practical information that will improve your bankruptcy competency immediately.

Ast (8/10) Bend (8/3) CB (8/3) Eug (8/10) GP (8/2) HR (8/3) Klam (8/3) LG (8/3) Med (8/10) New (8/10) Pend (8/10) Red (8/10) Rose (8/2) Salem (8/3) Tig (8/15) Vale (8/3)



Legal Publications

Coming this Fall - Torts, 2012 Revision
Completely revised, the Torts 2-volume set will help you plead — or defend — your case, from black-letter law and case citations to analysis and commentary from Oregon's foremost tort law experts. Topics include: intentional torts; sexual misconduct; defamation and invasion of privacy; negligence; malpractice; products liability; toxic torts; liquor liability; commercial torts; wrongful death; claims against governmental bodies; statutory torts; statutes of limitations and repose; vicarious liability; joint tortfeasors; and indemnity and contribution. The revision will include 2012 legislation.

Upcoming BarBooks Webinars
June 12, noon-1 p.m.

Titles Now Available on BarBooks
What's new at BarBooks, your member resource written by and for Oregon lawyers:
Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice, 2012 revision
Two revised Criminal Jury Instructions new since the release of the 2011 supplement:
    - UCrJI No. 2412 Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
    - UCrJI No. 2413 Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon
Oregon Formal Ethics Opinions, 2011 supplement
Labor and Employment Law: Public Sector, 2011 revision
Oregon Statutory Time Limitations, PLF publication.
Check out the BarBooks homepage for more up-to-date information.


Upcoming

June 22
Advanced Estate Administration

June 28
Lawyers for Veterans: Handling VA Benefits Claims

June 29
Litigating an Elder Abuse Case

July 13
Workplace Fraud and Forensics: Ferreting Out the Facts

July 20
Handling Domestic Relations Cases



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