Oregon State Bar Bulletin — NOVEMBER 2015



Briefs

Central Oregon CEJ Luncheon Set for Nov. 19

The Campaign for Equal Justice’s central Oregon division will hold its annual luncheon on Thursday, November 19 from noon to 1 p.m., at the Bend Golf & Country Club. If you are interested in attending, call (503) 295-8442 to RSVP. There is no cost to attend the luncheon. It will be an opportunity to socialize as well as learn more about the important work that legal aid is doing in Central Oregon and across the state.

 

OCDLA Dinner and Auction to Be Held Dec. 4

Peter Gartlan has been selected to receive the Ken Morrow Memorial Award by the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The presentation will take place at a banquet dinner and benefit auction on Friday, Dec. 4, at the Benson Hotel in Portland. The event is open to the public, and tickets start at $60, available by calling OCDLA at (541) 686-8716.

The Ken Morrow Memorial Award was created by the OCDLA in 2000 to recognize the lifelong commitment and significant achievements of attorneys who have worked in the defense community and those who have made significant contribution to the administration of justice.

 

OCDLA Winter Conference Scheduled for Dec. 4-5

The Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer Association will hold its winter conference December 4-5 at the Benson Hotel in Portland. Titled “Daring Defenses that Work,” the conference will focus on innovative defenses, coercive interrogation and places to get electronic evidence in the information age.

This year’s conference will be moderated by McMinnville attorney Paula Lawrence For more information and to register, visit www.tinyurl.com/OCDLA2015.

 

Queen’s Bench Holiday Luncheon Slated for Dec. 8

Queen’s Bench, the Multnomah County chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers, invites you to the 25th Annual Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sentinel Hotel.

Hon. Susan P. Graber of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will be the keynote speaker for this event that honors Oregon’s women judges. Tickets for the luncheon are $40 and are available at www.owlsqueensbench.org/holiday-luncheon.html.

 

Appellate Advocacy 2015 Will Be Held Dec. 14


The Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the OSB Appellate Practice Section invite you to “Appellate Ethics & Advocacy Skills,” a special CLE featuring Judges Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain and Susan P. Graber. This event will be held on Monday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Courthouse in Portland. A reception will follow the event in the courthouse’s main lobby.

 

U.S. District Court Historical Society Dinner Slated Nov. 12

The U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society invites all Oregon lawyers to attend its annual meeting and dinner on Nov. 12 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

Clackamas County Judge Jeffrey S. Jones will conduct a keynote interview of his father, and the 2015 Lifetime Service Award recipient, Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones. A social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., to be followed by dinner at 6:30.

For more information, including reservation information, contact Julie Engbloom at engbloomj@lanepowell.com.

 

OSB Awards Luncheon to Be Held Dec. 10

The annual OSB Award Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sentinel Hotel, 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland.

Individual tickets are $30 and reserved tables for 10 are $300. To purchase tickets, please complete a reservation form online at www.osbar.org. Send inquiries to events@osbar.org.

Each year, based on nominations from members and the public, the Oregon State Bar honors a select group of lawyers and judges who have made outstanding contributions to the community and the profession.

The bar’s highest honor, the Award of Merit, recognizes an Oregon lawyer who has made outstanding contributions to the bench, the bar and the community at large, and who exhibits the highest standards of professionalism. The 2015 Award of Merit will be presented to William A. Barton of Newport.

In addition, the Oregon Bench & Bar Commission on Professionalism will present its Edwin J. Peterson Professionalism Award to Alycia N. Sykora of Bend.

See a complete list of the honorees on page 63 (inside back cover) of this issue of the Bulletin.

 




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