ONLD Upcoming Events








Emerging Topics in Electronic Ethics

Presented by: Mark Fucile
Friday, October 19, 2018, 12 – 1pm
Multnomah County Courthouse, 1021 SW 4th Ave, Room 410, Portland<
This CLE will focus on duties surrounding metadata and the use of cloud storage.




Mark Fucile practices throughout the Northwest in two primary areas, legal ethics and product liability defense. Mark counsels lawyers, law firms and corporate and governmental legal departments on professional ethics and attorney-client privilege issues. He also advises law firms on risk management and defends lawyers before courts and regulatory agencies throughout the Northwest. Mark's ethics work includes trying disciplinary cases at the hearing level, briefing and arguing lawyer regulatory cases before the Oregon Supreme Court and handling disqualification motions in state and federal court. He has served as an expert witness on legal ethics issues in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska. He also has experience in both judicial disqualification and regulatory matters. 




Money Matters: Managing Student Loans & Making Smart Financial Decisions

Presented by: Janay Haas, Shannon Beutel, Brian Farr
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:30 pm
Lewis & Clark Law School (Gantenbein student lounge), 10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland
Registration: $0

Have you ever wondered how you are going to repay your student loans? What you could be doing to invest in your future? How the stress from finances is affecting you, your mental health, decision-making and relationships, and what you can do about it?

Please join the Oregon New Lawyer’s Division (“ONLD”) and Lewis and Clark Law School on October 24, 2018 at the Lewis and Clark Law School for a free multi-disciplinary panel presentation that will address your concerns and provide you with helpful strategies on student loan repayment, budgeting, investment and self-care.

Our esteemed panelists are:

Janay Haas, JD (right): Ms. Haas is a member of the Oregon & California bars, who has worked with legal services programs in four states between 1978 and 2010. Ms. Haas has presented at more than 30 CLEs, & advised students, their families, & graduates about student loan repayment options. She has authored chapters in several OSB bar books, articles in the OSB Bulletin, & self-help books on grandparent rights, the rights of elder Oregonians, & landlord-tenant law and small claims court.

Shannon Beutel, JD (left): Ms. Beutel is a financial advisor. She works with individuals & businesses to develop business plans, financial plans, sustainable investment plans & wealth management strategies. She is also a 2009 graduate from Lewis and Clark Law School. Her experience includes financial planning at Morgan Stanley, owning a business that supported entrepreneurs, working as a judicial clerk at the Multnomah County Courthouse, & owning a law practice helping businesses. 

Brian Farr, MA, LPC (right): Mr. Farr is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Financial Therapist in Portland. He helps people effectively explore their relationship with money & develop successful habits for managing personal finances. Mr. Farr uses a variety of therapeutic & financial techniques to guide individuals & couples in identifying the patterns behind their actions, & then create effective strategies for moving forward. Prior to becoming a professional counselor, Mr. Farr was a founding partner of an investment management firm, owner/manager of a personnel agency, & commodity broker at the Chicago Board of Trade.

The presentation will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the law school, and it will be followed by a social at the newly remodeled Gantenbein student lounge of the law school. For participants attending from downtown, parking at Lewis and Clark is limited. You may use the Pioneer Express (bus provided by Lewis and Clark). The Pioneer Express schedule can be found here.

— 2 MCLE credits (1 Personal Management Assistance and 1 Practical Skills/General credit) have been approved for attorneys who attend the live presentation at the law school.

Space is limited. Please RSVP here by October 12, 2018

For those who cannot attend in person, the presentation will be streamed, and a link will be provided upon request. Please note that the Oregon State Bar or Lewis and Clark is not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced with the streaming. It would be best to visit the website and download any programs prior to October 24. Questions may be asked only by live participants.

Thank you to our sponsors: Stephens & Margolin LLP, Kroll & Johnson, P.C., Hillsboro Law Group, McKean Smith, Thuemmel Uhle & Eder, Gevurtz Menashe, & the Consumer Law Section of the OSB.




ONLD Networking Event

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Raven & Rose, 1331 SW Broadway (Rookery Bar on the South Wall), Portland, OR

Please join the ONLD for a networking event at in the Rookery Bar on the South Wall at Raven & Rose. Appetizers will be hosted. This is a great opportunity to mingle with new and seasoned attorneys. If you have questions, please contact Nyika Corbett or Vanessa Triplett.




Pro Bono CLEs, Fair, Celebration, and Award Ceremony

Thursday, October 25, 2018
World Trade Center 26 SW Salmon St (Mezzanine Level in Building 2), Portland

The 2018 Annual Pro Bono Fair and Social will be held Thursday, October 25 on the Mezzanine Level of the World Trade Center in downtown Portland. This event celebrates the pro bono work of Oregon lawyers during the previous year and includes two concurrent FREE CLEs in the afternoon, followed by the fair, awards and social from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

"Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence: Preparing for a Contested Restraining Order Hearing"
2 to 5pm - 3 general or practical skills MCLE credits have been approved

"Serving Oregon's Nonprofit Organizations: From Board Service to Pro Bono Service"
3 to 5pm - 1 general or practical skill & 1 ethics credit will be applied for

To register for the Portland CLEs or for more information, contact Michelle Lane at mlane@osbar.org.

Thank you to our sponsors: Barran Liebman LLP, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Intelekia Law Group LLC, Legal Aid Services of Oregon & the Oregon Law Center, Multnomah Bar Association, Oregon New Lawyers Division, Oregon State Bar, Stoel Rives LLP, U of O School of Law Pro Bono Program.




Annual Meeting & Boat Cruise Networking Event

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Crystal Dolphin, launching from Caruthers Landing, 110 SE Caruthers, Portland




The Oregon New Lawyers Division invites you to join us for our annual meeting and awards ceremony onboard the Crystal Dolphin. This evening cruise on the Willamette River is an ideal opportunity to learn more about the ONLD, celebrate the accomplishments of new lawyers in Oregon, mingle with old friends, network with new friends, and enjoy a fun fall night on the water.

Boat Amenities include: access to 4 public decks, 3 of which are fully enclosed and climate controlled; hosted hors d'oeuvres; and no host full bar.




ONLD & OSB Debtor-Creditor Section Joint Networking Event

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Mother’s Bistro & Bar, 212 SW Harvey Milk St, Portland, OR

Please join the ONLD and the Debtor-Creditor Section of the OSB for a networking event at Mother’s Bistro. Appetizers will be hosted. This is a great opportunity to connect with both new and seasoned attorneys. If you have questions, please contact Nyika Corbett or Vanessa Triplett.




Learning the Ropes

Presented by: Professional Liability Fund
Wednesday, November 14 through Friday, November 16, 2018
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland




The Professional Liability Fund is sponsoring “Learning the Ropes,” a practical skills CLE for new admittees and lawyers entering private practice. The CLE includes information on developing a successful practice and avoiding legal malpractice; practical tips from lawyers and judges; advice on setting up effective office systems; ethics tips; presentations by lawyers working in various practice settings and areas of law; and segments that fulfill your Access to Justice requirements.

Attendance at the full program will satisfy MCLE requirements for new admittees’ first reporting period.  (Your MCLE reporting requirements are separate from the New Lawyer Mentoring Program [NLMP] of the Oregon State Bar.) The CLE will be held Wednesday through Friday, November 14-16, 2018, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.  Your $65 registration fee includes the entire CLE and lunch on November 14 and 15.  The registration deadline is November 1, 2018.

Register online by following these steps: If you have a bar number and password for the OSB website, log in at https://www.osbplf.org/home/login.html. Once logged in, select CLE > Upcoming CLE.  If you do not have a bar number and password for the OSB website, log in at https://www.osbplf.org/home/non-member-login.html  with the username lawstudent and password lawstudent1 (both are lowercase, no spaces). 

You may also register by completing the registration form and submitting a $65 check. To download a registration brochure click here. Or call, email, or fax DeAnna Shields at 503-639-6911; 1-800-452-1639; deannas@osbplf.org; fax: 503-684-7250.





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ADA Accommodation

If you would like to request accommodations for a bar meeting or event, please contact Michelle Lane at mlane@osbar.org as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event. More information about accommodations can be found here.