Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JANUARY 2016



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2016 Law Library Values Online

The 2016 schedule of suggested values for law libraries is now available at on the bar's website. This schedule has been prepared by the property tax division of the Oregon Department of Revenue. Owners of law libraries should declare the schedule values to the assessor.

 

OWLs Awards Celebration March 11

Save the date to join Oregon Women Lawyers Friday, March 11, to celebrate the recipients of the 24th Roberts and Deiz Awards. A social will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., with dinner and the awards ceremony to follow. Register online at www.tinyurl.com/RobertsDeiz2016.

 

Women's Wellness Retreat April 8-9

The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program and Oregon Women Lawyers invite you to mark April 8 and 9 on your calendars for the 9th Annual Women's Wellness Retreat at the Hallmark Resort & Spa at Cannon Beach.

The theme this year is Cultivating Calm & Kindness. Throughout the retreat participants will enjoy plenty of relaxation, food and free time to explore the beach, enjoy a spa treatment or soak in the hot tub.

If you have questions, contact OAAP attorney counselors Shari R. Gregory and Kyra M. Hazilla at sharig@oaap.org or kyrah@oaap.org Or call (503) 226-1057.

 

Willamette Public Interest Law Project Annual Auction Feb. 19

Willamette University College of Law invites you to the "Bid for Justice Auction" supporting summer stipends for law students interested in public interest law.

This year's event will be held at Zenith Vineyards in West Salem on Friday, Feb. 19. Organized by law students, the event typically brings together more than 200 students, faculty, project sponsors and members of the Willamette Valley legal community for an evening of celebration.

For tickets or sponsorship information, visit https://wupil.ejoinme.org/BidforJustice2016.

 


Stress Relief for Lawyers Feb. 25

The OSB Quality of Life Committee will present a free seminar, "Stress Relief for Lawyers Through Meditation," Thursday, Feb. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Standard Insurance Auditorium, 900 S.W. Fifth Ave., Portland.

Attendees will hear from a panel of local lawyers who utilize and benefit from meditation, and from a Portland-based psychotherapist with extensive experience in Zen meditation. There will be a panel discussion as well as the opportunity to participate in a guided meditation.

There is no cost to attend and no preregistration required. For more information, contact Kyra Hazilla at (503) 226-1057 or kyrah@oaap.org

 

U.O. Public Interest Fund Dinner and Auction Feb. 19

The University of Oregon School of Law will hold an event to raise funds for summer legal service stipends on Feb. 19 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Eugene Hilton. This annual event raises support for student stipends. Last year, the OLSPIF awarded 14 public service stipends. For more information, contact Jennifer Geller at jgeller@uoregon.edu.

 

Law Firm Management Event Slated for Feb. 18

"Building Legal Teams That Stay" is the title of the 2016 Law Firm Management event to be held Feb. 18 at the Monaco Hotel in Portland. The event will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., with the presentation at 5 p.m. and a reception afterward. Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics and author of four top-selling books, including The Power of Stay Interviews, is the featured speaker. He will address employee payroll, training and benefits, building trust and developing strategies for retaining key employees. The cost is $35 for members of the Oregon chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, the sponsor; cost to nonmembers is $45. The program has been approve for one MCLE credit. For more information, see the chapter's website at www.oregonala.org.

 




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