Oregon State Bar Bulletin — OCTOBER 2012

CLE Seminars

Consumer Law for the Oregon Lawyer
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1-5 p.m.
4 general CLE credits
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

Keep your consumer law practice current with the help of this seminar that will highlight the top cases to know and provide the latest information on background checks and credit reporting. The program will also examine new mediation requirements for nonjudicial foreclosures and delve inside small claims court so you can help prepare clients who may decide to take that course of action. Cosponsored by the Consumer Law Section.

Ast (10/26) Bend (10/19) CB (10/19) Eug (10/26) GP (10/18) HR (10/19) Klam (10/19) LG (10/19) Med (10/26) New (10/26) Pend (10/26) Red (10/26) Rose (10/18) Salem (10/19) Tig (10/31) Vale (10/19)

Metes and Bounds of Real Estate and Land Use Law
Friday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
6.5 general CLE credits
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

Enhance your practice with real estate and land use tools, including: changes to Oregon’s foreclosure laws and the impact of Niday ; what to do when condominium disputes arise; and how to handle environmental due diligence. Explore the ins and outs of third-party legal opinions, find out how to negotiate conditions of approval and learn the basics of condemnation. Cosponsored by the Real Estate & Land Use Section.

Ast (11/16) Bend (11/9) CB (11/9) Eug (11/16) GP (11/8) HR (11/9) Klam (11/9) LG (11/9) Med (11/16) New (11/16) Pend (11/16) Red (11/16) Rose (11/8) Salem (11/9) Tig (11/21) Vale (11/9)

Government Law and Indian Law: Critical Issues and Recent Developments
Friday, Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
6.25 general CLE or access to justice credits and 1 ethics credit, plus .5 general CLE or access to justice credit for optional lunch presentation
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

This seminar’s interaction of government law and Indian law will provide the legal framework of how local non-Native governments and tribes interact and accomplish economic development and other obligations to their communities throughout Oregon. Topics include: the ins and outs of tribal land use and economic development; the trust lands process; criminal jurisdiction and law enforcement issues; and off-reservation rights in natural and cultural resources. An ethics presentation will discuss “who is your client,” conflicts of interest and privilege when working with various tribal and nontribal entities.

Bring a brown bag or order a box lunch and join the sections for a special lunch CLE presentation by Bob Garcia, Tribal Council Chair of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, “Tribal Economic Development and Relationships with Local Communities.” Cosponsored by the Government Law and Indian Law Sections.

Ast (12/7) Bend (11/30) CB (11/30) Eug (12/7) GP (11/29) HR (11/30) Klam (11/30) LG (11/30) Med (12/7) New (12/7) Pend (12/7) Red (12/7) Rose (11/29) Salem (11/30) Tig (12/12) Vale (11/30)

14th Annual Oregon Trial Advocacy College
Thursday, Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
15 general CLE or practical skills credits
Mark O. Hatfield United Sates Courthouse, Portland

The Oregon Trial Advocacy College provides an unparalleled hands on jury trial opportunity for advocates of all experience levels. Almost 15 years of developing advocacy skills and still going strong. First, you prepare in advance to try an actual case. Then, on day one, an outstanding faculty of judges and trial attorneys will instruct and demonstrate their successful techniques. On day two, they will guide and advise you through your mock trial complete with witnesses and jurors provided for you. There is no better way than to “learn by doing.” Limited enrollment ensures individual attention and constructive feedback. Active participation means the ability to develop your own persuasive advocacy techniques and style. The power to persuade is the power to win

No video replay .

Legal Publications

Torts, 2012 Revision: Available Now
Completely revised, the Torts two-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. Also includes 2012 legislation. Contact the OSB Service Desk at (503) 431- 6413 or toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260, ext. 413 to place your order. You may also order online at http://www.osbar.org/store/pub/pubcat.asp.

Administering Oregon Estates, 2012 Revision: Coming Soon
From initiating a probate proceeding to managing and distributing estate assets, this revised book will help you guide the personal representative through the process. Learn all the details involved in administering an estate in a smooth and timely fashion, including: notifying heirs, devisees and other interested persons; managing estate assets; dealing with tax issues; preparing accountings; distributing estate assets; and closing the estate. Administering Oregon Estates is in the process of being completely revised for a late 2012 release, with chapters being posted to BarBooks online as they are finalized.

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 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.


November 8
Child Abuse Reporting

November 9
Business Law

November 15

November 16
Administering Oregon Estates: 2012 Edition

November 29
Tips and Techniques for Persuasive Legal Writing, with Stephen Wilbers

November 30
Constitutional Law

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