ONLD Upcoming Events

2016 Series

Mark these dates on your calendar!

Events with registration available are indicated with a button linking to online registration. Registration for future events will open soon. All brown bags will be held at the Multnomah County Courthouse, room 208 at noon.

At-the-door registration is available by cash or check only. 

ONLD & 6th Judicial District Bar Association Joint Social – Friends & Family Day

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Sno Road Winery
111 W Main St, Echo, OR

Please join us Saturday, May 7 at 1:00 PM for a Friends and Family Day event hosted by the Oregon New Lawyers Division and the 6th Judicial District Bar Association. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you.

ONLD, MBA YLS, & Clark County YLD Joint Social

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Green Dragon Bistro & Pub
928 SE 9th Ave, Portland, OR

Join us as we socialize with our neighbors to the north in Vancouver! ONLD, Multnomah Bar YLS, and Clark County YLD are having a joint social at Green Dragon in SE Portland. Appetizers will be provided. No host bar. Questions? Email Mae Lee Browning at or call/text at 310-227-7659.

Representing Disabled Clients

Presented by: Emily Teplin Fox
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Emily Fox is a litigator who combines intellectual rigor with pragmatic problem-solving. She frequently works on complex and challenging cases, where her strong writing and analytical skills are particularly helpful to clients. Emily brings a strong background in public service and maintains an active pro bono caseload. She began her legal career with a national Equal Justice Works fellowship at the Minnesota Disability Law Center to protect and enforce the right to effective communication for deaf and hard of hearing people in the criminal justice system. She received the Legal Advocacy award from Communication Services for the Deaf for her efforts.

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for.


Presented by: Kellie Johnson
Thursday, May 19, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208
Registration: $15.00

Before becoming the Assistant Disciplinary Counsel at the Oregon State Bar, Kellie Johnson was already a highly experienced trial lawyer skilled in criminal law with a broad understanding of the substantive law in various practice areas and a special aptitude for evidentiary rules and court procedures. She has over 13 years experience in criminal law and has tried over 150 criminal matters in bench and jury trials. With a background of working with boards of directors, fund-raising committees, legal teams, government agencies, and a diverse public she has ensured that actions reflect organizational values and goals.

ONLD & Linn Benton Bar Association Joint Social

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Cloud & Kelly’s Public House
126 SW First Street, Corvallis, OR

Please join us on June 22nd at 5pm for a happy hour at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. Appetizers will be provided. No host bar. Please RSVP to We hope to see you there! If you have any questions contact Rob Welsh at


Presented by: Scott Bradford
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for

Family Law

Presented by: Bradford Miller
Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Bradford F. Miller began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school, Brad also worked for a law firm specializing in taxation, estate planning, and business transactions and clerked for the Honorable Dennis Hubel, a federal magistrate judge in Portland. Realizing that his passion lay in family law, Brad returned to Stahancyk, Kent & Hook and continued to work part-time during the school year, through his bar passage. Having learned the value of good planning, Brad was the primary associate for Senior Shareholder Jody Stahancyk, dealing with all matters related to family law and complex asset divorces. In March 2012, Brad was elected as a Shareholder of the firm. Brad travels statewide to accommodate client needs.
1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for

Ethics – Social Media & Professionalism

Presented by: Simon Whang
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

In college, Simon Whang was president of the Johns Hopkins University debate team and a nationally-ranked debater, a source of both pride and embarrassment. Simon started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. He moved back to Oregon in 2003, prosecuting property and financial crimes at the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. Simon continued prosecuting securities and investment fraud for the State Division of Finance and Corporate Securities, until he joined Department of Justice in 2008. He enjoys working at the Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, where he specializes in mortgage and foreclosure fraud cases.
1 ethics MCLE credit will be applied for

ADA Accommodation

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

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