Pending OSB Member Reinstatements




The following attorneys have filed an application for reinstatement as an active member of the Oregon State Bar pursuant to Rule of Procedure (BR) 8.1:


  • Heather Anne Cunningham of Boise, ID; #002356

    Heather Anne Cunningham of Boise, Idaho, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on October 4, 2000, after graduating from Pepperdine University School of Law. Ms. Cunningham transferred to inactive status on December 15, 2010.

  • Kristy M. Naylor of Anchorage, AK; #074446

    Kristy M. Naylor of Anchorage, Alaska, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on September 28, 2007, after graduating from Willamette University School of Law. Ms. Naylor transferred to inactive status on January 5, 2011.

  • Christopher C. Rifer of Portland, OR; #125307

    Christopher C. Rifer of Portland, Oregon, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on October 9, 2012, after graduating from Northwestern School of Law. Mr. Rifer transferred to inactive status on January 22, 2013.

  • James E. Poland of Beaverton, OR; #965429

    James E. Poland of Beaverton, Oregon, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on October 14, 1996, after graduating from the University of Akron School of Law. Mr. Poland transferred to active pro bono status on February 1, 2010.



The Rules of Procedure require the Board of Governors to conduct an investigation of BR 8.1 reinstatement applications to determine whether applicants possess the good moral character and general fitness to practice law and whether the resumption of the practice of law in this state by the applicants will not be detrimental to the administration of justice or the public interest. Any person with information relevant to these applications is asked to contact promptly the OSB Regulatory Services Division, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281; phone: (503) 620-0222, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260), ext. 343.