Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JANUARY 2003

CLE Seminars


Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
6 general or practical skills (personal management) CLE credits

Is 2003 the year you plan to finally get organized? To stop drowning in paperwork and endless detail? With today’s frantic pace even the most professional practitioner can feel out of control. Now you can turn over a new leaf with this seminar by nationally recognized speaker and author Frank Sanitate, who will demonstrate practical ways to make your work more productive and satisfying. Learn how to take charge of your work, your time and your life with practical tools and skills that include how to: delegate; plan and set priorities; eliminate anxiety and procrastination; control interruptions; and communicate effectively.

Ash (2/28) Ast (2/28) CB (2/21) Eug (2/28) GP (2/20) HR (2/21)) Klam (2/21) LG (2/21) LO (3/15) New (2/28) Pend (2/28) Red (2/28) Rose (2/20) Salem (2/21) Vale (2/21)

Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
3.25 general or practical skills CLE credits

If you attended Leigh Webber’s seminar 'Using the Internet for Legal Research' last year, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to take your Internet research skills to the next level. Learn dozens of advanced techniques, including how to eliminate law firm web sites from your search results, where to look for a case report that’s not included in the court’s opinion archive and how to search on the fly. Also included: where to find specific factual information for litigation and negotiations, such as how to assess the adequacy of your client’s executive compensation offer, where to find crash test statistics and what a medical expert said in previous depositions.

Ash (3/14) Ast (3/14) CB (3/7) Eug (3/14) GP (3/6) HR (3/7) Klam (3/7) LG (3/7) LO (3/22) New (3/14) Pend (3/14) Red (3/14) Rose (3/6) Salem (3/7) Vale (3/7)

Feb. 21, 1:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
3.25 ethics CLE credits

Explore the ethical issues that arise from attorneys using the Internet, including e-mail, exchanging documents with clients and opponents, online communications, unauthorized practice of law, advertising; and protecting client information stored on the firm’s computers. The risks associated with each area and the protective and curative measures an attorney should take to minimize that risk are covered, as well as a discussion of relevant federal and state legislation, case law and commentary.

Ash (3/14) Ast (3/14) CB (3/7) Eug (3/14) GP (3/6) HR (3/7) Klam (3/7) LG (3/7) LO (3/22) New (3/14) Pend (3/14) Red (3/14) Rose (3/6) Salem (3/7) Vale (3/7)

Feb. 28, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
5.5 general and 1.25 diversity CLE credits

This practical seminar covers a range of subjects, including a disability law update; the intersection of ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation; working with individuals with disabilities; and programs and resources for the disabled. Co-sponsored by the Disability Law Section.

Ash (3/21) Ast (3/21) CB (3/14) Eug (3/21) GP (3/13) HR (3/14) Klam (3/14) LG (3/14) LO (4/12) New (3/21) Pend (3/21) Red (3/21) Rose (3/13) Salem (3/14) Vale (3/14)

March 7, 1- 5:15 p.m.
March 8, 8:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Wash.
7.5 general CLE credits

Learn from keynote speaker Kevin Thompson how to use your computer as a powerful tool to manage evidence and present it persuasively to the judge and jury. Also on the program: Steven O. Rosen, The Rosen Law Firm, presents 'Movie Magic: How the Masters Try Cases,' which combines legal education and Hollywood entertainment as it examines litigation strategies and tactics; the Hon. Robert E. Jones, U.S. District Court, and Joyce Tsongas, Tsongas Litigation Consulting, show how using graphics and technology can enhance courtroom persuasiveness; while William A. Barton, Barton & Strever PC, explores effective low tech persuasion techniques. Co-sponsored by the Litigation Section.

Juvenile Law
March 14, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
World Forestry Center, Portland
6 general and 1 ethics CLE credits

This seminar covers a range of psychological and behavioral issues that impact juvenile law practice and also would be of great value to family law practitioners and criminal law attorneys. Several panels will discuss subjects that include: recent case law developments; cross-examination of psychological experts; the impact on children of a parent’s mental illness; and issues of 'aid and assist.' The keynote speaker is William Ayers, author of A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of Juvenile Court. Co-sponsored by the Juvenile Law Section.

Ash (4/18) Ast (4/18) CB (4/11) Eug (4/18) GP (4/10) HR (4/11) Klam (4/11) LG (4/11) LO (4/26) New (4/18) Pend (4/18) Red (4/18) Rose (4/10) Salem (4/11) Vale (4/11)

For additional CLE Seminars information

CLE Publications

Creditors’ Rights and Remedies, 2002 Revision

This practice-oriented handbook explores the legal rights and alternatives available to creditors. With 11 completely revised chapters and more than 50 forms, Creditors’ Rights and Remedies contains the latest developments in debtor-creditor law and a wealth of practice tips to make you an efficient and effective lawyer. The focus is on Oregon case law and statutes updated through 2001 Legislation, with explanations of federal law where applicable.

Topics include: collecting a judgment, enforcing a lien, locating the debtor or the debtor’s assets, exemptions, supplementary proceedings, decedents’ estates, fraudulent conveyances and creditors’ bills, garnishment and execution. The purchase price includes a copy of the forms on disk.

If you represent creditors or debtors in Oregon, you can’t afford not to buy this book! 2002 one volume with binder: $135; without binder: $125.

Just in: Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions: 2002 Supplement, in print with instructions on disk or on CD-ROM. 2002 supplement: $60; 1993 one volume with 1994-2002 supplements: $140.

To order, call the OSB Order Desk: (503) 684-7413; toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260, ext. 413.

For additional CLE Publications information

Coming Up

April 11 Ethics in 18 Holes

April18 Fundamentals of Money Judgments

April 25-26 16th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute

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