Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2004

CLE Seminars


April 16, 2004, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
April 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland
10 general CLE credits (including .5 credit for lunch presentation) and 1 ethics credit
Washington 10 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit

This year’s institute continues the tradition of presenting the best and brightest of the national bankruptcy bar. Join Northwest practitioners and judges for seven plenary sessions, including ethics and a judges’ panel, five breakout sessions to choose from and a hosted reception. No video replay available.

April 22, 2004, 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
The Benson Hotel, Portland
3 diversity credits, 1 general CLE credit, and .25 ethics credit

Myriad factors contribute to the question, 'Who is your client?' Examine poverty as a factor in the juvenile justice system, and learn constructive ways to work with those facing poverty barriers. Explore mental health issues in non-
dominant cultures and how culture and language can affect Miranda and voluntary waivers. And continue the ongoing learning process of representing clients with cultural backgrounds that are different from your own.

Ash (5/14) Ast (5/14) Coos (5/7) Eug (5/14) GP (5/6) HR (5/7) Klam (5/7) LG (5/7) LO (6/12) New (5/14) Pend (5/14) Red (5/14) Rose (5/6) Sal (5/7) Vale (5/7)

April 23, 2004, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center, Portland
6.5 general CLE or practical skills credits

Some individuals in your work environment can be hard to deal with — opposing counsel, witnesses, clients, judges, other lawyers and staff in your firm or organization; they’re everywhere. Featured speaker Simon D’Arcy will teach the skills you need to get the results you want with difficult people, including how to deal with the domineering or angry person, avoid common communication mistakes, and recognize and respond to different communications styles.

Ash (5/21) Ast (5/21) Coos (5/14) Eug (5/21) GP (5/13) HR (5/14) Klam (5/14) LG (5/14) LO (6/19) New (5/21) Pend (5/21) Red (5/21) Rose (5/13) Sal (5/14) Vale (5/14)

April 30, 2004, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center, Portland
5.5 general CLE credits and .75 ethics credit

Family law issues can be complicated and emotional. Be prepared for contingencies, such as emergency ex parte orders, protective and restraining orders and the effects that the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) and Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA) may have on your clients and their particular family situations. Our experts can increase your understanding of custody issues and parenting plans, and they will tackle the tax aspects of divorce. Finally, steer clear of ethics violations by keeping your clients informed, and learn the proper way to communicate with represented and unrepresented parties.

Ash (6/4) Ast (6/4) Coos (5/21) Eug (6/4) GP (5/20) HR (5/21) Klam (5/21) LG (5/21) LO (6/26) New (6/4) Pend (6/4) Red (6/4) Rose (5/20) Sal (5/21) Vale (5/21)

May 7, 2004, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel Lloyd Center, Portland
6.5 general CLE credits

Sophisticated aspects of capital markets affect your clients, from scrutiny by shareholders and government regulators to retirement and estate issues. Your understanding of how these markets work and how corporate stability and management effectiveness are measured and reported are keys to providing competent representation. This one-day crash course will provide you with adaptable techniques for reading a balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows, as well as specific skills for identifying financial and legal red flags within an entity.

Ash (6/11) Ast (6/11) Coos (6/4) Eug (6/11) GP (6/3) HR (6/4) Klam (6/4) LG (6/4) LO (7/10) New (6/11) Pend (6/11) Red (6/11) Rose (6/3) Sal (6/4) Vale (6/4)

U.S. & Canadian cross-border practice CONFERENCE

May 14, 2004, 1-5 p.m. & May 15, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Benson Hotel, Portland
Oregon: 6.75 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit

Idaho and Washington: Credits pending

More than ever, lawyers are practicing law across state lines as well as on an international level. This cutting-edge conference will provide Pacific Northwest practitioners with a wealth of cross-border information and insight, including: an overview of the temporary practice rules and current developments applicable to U.S. lawyers and the mobility rules applicable to Canadian lawyers; practice tips and traps for representing clients who are located states and provinces other than where you are admitted to practice; and differences in legal ethics rules among Pacific Northwest and Northwest Canada jurisdictions. No video replay available.

May 21, 2004, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
World Forestry Center, Portland
6.75 general CLE credits

There is nothing like the words 'IRS' and 'Department of Revenue' combined with 'audit' and 'collection' to start the warning bells. Learn practice tips and advice straight from private practitioners and the Internal Revenue Service. Skilled tax attorneys will provide you with the knowledge to effectively assist clients with the audit and appeals process, preparing refund claims, and handling collection issues. Learn the finer points of innocent spouse relief, bankruptcy taxation and practice and procedure in federal and Oregon tax courts.

Ash (6/18) Ast (6/18) Coos (6/11) Eug (6/18) GP (6/10) HR (6/11) Klam (6/11) LG (6/11) LO (7/17) New (6/18) Pend (6/18) Red (6/18) Rose (6/10) Sal (6/11) Vale (6/11)

For additional CLE Seminars information

CLE Publications


The 2004 Family Law supplement is here. It contains over 20 new forms, 2003 legislation, including discussions of the new laws governing judgments, a revised chapter on jurisdiction and procedure in dissolution cases, and an updated comprehensive table of spousal support cases. Other highlights include:

A new section on stalking protective orders, with a chart comparing them to FAPA restraining orders and EPPDAPA protective orders.

Child support: amendments allowing a single writ of garnishment for multiple judgments against the same child-support obligor; credits against child support arrearages.

New provisions for custody orders when a risk of 'international abduction of a minor child' is present.

Medical care: new laws addressing support and health care coverage; health insurance coverage for children who are the subject of a child support order (National Medical Support Notice).

Unmarried couples: parental rights and obligations; temporary restraining orders.

Changes in public employer deferred-compensation plans resulting from the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.

Where else can you find so much information in one place? Order your copy today. 2004 supplement and forms on disk: $90; 2002 2 vols. with 2004 supplement and forms on disk: $225. Also available on CD-ROM.

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

For additional CLE Publications information

Coming Up

June 11 Advanced Negotiations with Marty Latz

July 9 Handling Domestic Relations Cases

July 15 Ethics in 18 Holes

July 23 What Movies Can Teach Us

July 29 Estate Planning for Non-traditional Couples

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