Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2003

CLE Seminars

April 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Resort at the Mountain,
Welches, Ore.
3 ethics CLE credits

Join your colleagues for this unique opportunity to earn CLE ethics credits while playing golf at The Resort at The Mountain nestled among 300 acres of lush evergreen forests and bordered by the wild and scenic Salmon River. You’ll discuss 18 ethics scenarios and possible answers as you and your teammates play a round of golf. Finish at the '19th Hole' with a panel discussion, then attend the awards reception. Special room rates and greens fees are available for those who wish to stay over and play more golf on Saturday.

No video replay available.

April 17, 8:45 a.m-5 p.m.
World Forestry Center, Portland
6.5 general or practical skills and .5 ethics CLE credits

Expand your understanding of intellectual property law with a seminar that explores a range of issues in this 21st Century arena. Subjects will include; an introduction to trademarks; consideration of U.S. patents and pitfalls for the general practitioner; and a look at copyright essentials, domain names and international intellectual property protection. An examination of ethical conflicts will round out the program.

Ash(5/9) Ast (5/9) CB (5/2) Eug (5/9) GP (5/1) HR (5/2) Klam (5/2) LG (5/2) LO (5/10) New (5/9) Pend (5/9 ) Red (5/9) Rose (5/1) Salem (5/2) Vale (5/2)

April 18, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel Lloyd Center, Portland
6.5 general or practical skills credits

Get practical information on an issue important to you and your clients: getting paid. This seminar on collection law is ideal for both new and experienced attorneys seeking the latest information. Learn how to effectively utilize collection tools and avoid common traps and malpractice issues with a step-by-step approach to analyzing and effectively pursuing collection matters.

Ash(5/16) Ast (5/16) CB (5/9) Eug (5/16) GP (5/8) HR (5/9) Klam (5/9) LG (5/9) LO (5/17) New (5/16) Pend (5/16) Red (5/16) Rose (5/8) Salem (5/9) Vale (5/9)

April 25, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
April 26, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Four Seasons Olympic Hotel, Seattle
Oregon 10 general (includes .5 lunch credit) and 1 ethics CLE credit)
Washington 8.75 general and 1 ethics CLE credit

The Northwest Bankruptcy Institute continues the tradition of combining the best and brightest of the bankruptcy bar, judges and law professors. Diverse speakers with a broad range of bankruptcy experience will speak on topics relevant to your practice, including employment issues, discharge and current developments in bankruptcy cases. Highlights include a panel of Northwest bankruptcy judges and a lunch presentation by David A. Skeel, Jr., author of Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America.

No video replay available.

with James McElhaney
May 2, 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
6.5 MCLE credits

Trial lawyers spend more time in discovery and case preparation than anything else, yet most do it without anything resembling an organized system. James McElhaney has a coherent system that will bring order and method — as well as some genuine efficiency — to your pre-trial practice. This practical and fast-paced seminar provides innovative and challenging techniques useful for both new and experienced practitioners.

Ash(5/23) Ast (5/23) CB (5/16) Eug (5/23) GP (5/15) HR (5/16) Klam (5/16) LG (5/16) LO (5/24) New (5/23) Pend (5/23 ) Red (5/23) Rose (5/15) Salem (5/16) Vale (5/16)

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CLE Publications


The Ethical Oregon Lawyer is a national award-winning publication. Now in its second edition, it includes Washington and Idaho.

This completely revised book brings a real-life approach to ethics issues by applying the Disciplinary Rules to your everyday dealings with colleagues and clients.

And for lawyers engaged in multijurisdictional practice, each chapter highlights the major differences between Oregon’s Disciplinary Rules and the Professional Responsibility Codes of Washington and Idaho.

With 20 chapters, highlights include:

  • Special problems for in-house and government lawyers.
  • What the practicing lawyer should know about judicial ethics.
  • Ten common ethics problems for appellate lawyers.
  • Representing clients with diminished capacity and disability.
  • Reciprocal admissions and related licensing issues.
  • Conflicts waivers (includes sample letters).
  • Law practice organization, management and sales.
  • Economic and personal conflicts.

Also includes chapters on zealous client representation, multiple client conflicts, client secrets and confidences, withdrawal from employment as attorney, and much, much more!

To order, call the OSB Order Desk, (503) 684-7413; toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, or check the OSB website at www.osbar.org.

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Coming Up

April 11 Ethics in 18 Holes

April 18 Fundamentals of Money Judgments

April 25-26 16th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute

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