Upcoming CLEs


Thursday, April 12,
9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
DoubleTree Lloyd Center
6 MCLE credits and .5 ethics credit

This program will focus on the preparation of the LLC operating agreement and LLP partnership agreement. Using real-life examples, the faculty will demonstrate how to draft for concepts that have no equivalent or are seldom covered for corporations. Learn how to take advantage of the flexibility - and navigate the complexity - of doing business in the LLC or LLP form. This program's annotated approach will include comparisons of sample document language, practice tips and relevant case or statutory law. Learn how the profit is divided and what income tax provisions are necessary; provisions to reduce your clients' estate, gift and self-employment taxes; and what happens if an owner dies, terminates his employment or wants to sell the business. Forms and sample agreements are included in the written materials and are available on computer disk. Co-sponsored by the Business Law Section.

Ash (5/4) Ast (5/4) CB (4/27) Eug (5/4) GP (4/26) HR (4/27) Klam (4/27) LG (4/27) LO (4/28) New (5/4) Pend (5/4) Red (5/4) Rose (4/26) Salem (4/27) Vale (4/27)

Thursday, April 19,
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
5.75 MCLE credits and .5 ethics credit

Experienced real estate and land use practitioners update hot topics and give insiders' tips on sophisticated commercial real estate practice. If you're not doing deals with these top experts, it's only a matter of time. These speakers will cover practical information to use immediately, including how to: lock in tenant performance to protect landlord clients; spot the land use issues in real estate deals before LUBA does it for you; negotiate responsibility for environmental problems without having to spend six weeks in arbitration; and get smart about revised Article 9. This seminar is designed by practitioners with a detailed knowledge of commercial real estate, a sense of humor and stories to share.

Ash (5/11) Ast (5/11) CB (5/4) Eug (5/11) GP (5/3) HR (5/4) Klam (5/4) LG (5/4) LO (5/5) New (5/11) Pend (5/11) Red (5/11) Rose (5/3) Salem (5/4) Vale (5/4)

57 Ways to Get and Stay Organized with Frank Sanitate
Friday, April 27,
9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
DoubleTree Lloyd Center
6.5 MCLE or practical skills credits

Are you drowning in the paperwork on your desk? Feeling overwhelmed by the endless details? Up to your neck in phone messages? With today's frantic pace and increasing client demands, even the most professional practitioner can feel suffocated and out of control. Frank Sanitate, a nationally recognized speaker and author, will show 57 practical ways to make your work more productive and satisfying. Gain the necessary tools to understand and overcome feelings of frustration, anxiety and lack of control. Learn how to take charge of your work, your time and your life with practical tools, skills and tips, including: how to work on what counts, how to delegate, four ways to plan and set priorities, how to eliminate anxiety and procrastination, three ways to control interruptions, four ways to manage the phone, how to communicate effectively and seven ways to get and stay organized.

Ash (5/18) Ast (5/18) CB (5/11) Eug (5/18) GP (5/10) HR (5/11) Klam (5/11) LG (5/11) LO (5/12) New (5/18) Pend (5/18) Red (5/18) Rose (5/10) Salem (5/11) Vale (5/11)

Friday, May 4,
9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
5.5 MCLE credits and 1 ethics credit

Designed for Social Security claimants' representatives, this program will cover how to challenge the Social Security Administration's denial of benefits. Learn how to navigate the complex process of challenging these decisions during administrative proceedings or in federal court. An outstanding faculty of administrative law judges and experienced practitioners will give specific practice tips on critical and frequently misunderstood areas. The program materials will include a checklist of federal court issues with citations, and sample forms, such as a complaint with filing instructions. Highlights include: screening and reporting a case, preparing for and appearing at a hearing, the administrative law judge's perspective, appealing your case and ethical considerations. Don't miss this opportunity to get the perspective of the judges who will hear your case, and strategies of practitioners who have done this work.

Ash (6/1) Ast (6/1) CB (5/18) Eug (6/1) GP (5/17) HR (5/18) Klam (5/18) LG (5/18) LO (5/19) New (6/1) Pend (6/1) Red (6/1) Rose (5/17) Salem (5/18) Vale (5/18)

For more information on any of these programs, please call OSB CLE Registration at (503) 684-7413, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413. For recorded information on upcoming programs, locations and times, call (503) 620-0222, ext. 397. To find out if a replay will be shown, please call the CLE Video Replay Hotline at (800) 452-8260, ext. 502. The hotline is updated each Tuesday for that week's video replay schedule. +

New Book!


This publication is a must-have for any practitioner whose cases are subject to arbitration, whether voluntary or mandatory. Learn strategies and innovative approaches for resolving your cases. This book explains the procedures available to compel - or avoid - arbitration; it discusses the factors to consider in choosing to arbitrate or mediate and in selecting the arbitrator or mediator for your case. You'll better understand your role as an advocate in mediation, as well as get valuable information on equitable remedies in arbitration. Forms on disk are included with your book or supplement purchase and are always included on CD-ROM.

Highlights of the new supplement include: new chapter on court-mandated mediation, including discussion of new amendments to ORAP 15.05, which went into effect on Jan. 1, 2001; revised explanation of the Oregon Dispute Resolution Commission; discussion of substantial amendment of DR 5-106 (lawyers as mediators), which was amended in 2000; and updated chart of ADR programs in each Oregon county.

Watch for these CLE publications: Oregon Health Law Manual, Volume 4 (new); Fundamentals of Real Estate Transactions, Cumulative Supplement; and Documentation of Real Estate Transactions, Revision. +

For more information or to order any CLE publication, call the OSB Order Desk at (503) 684-7413, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, or visit our website at www.osbar.org.

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