Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JANUARY 2004

CLE Seminars


Jan. 23, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Jan. 24, 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, Portland
13.25 general CLE credits

Accept the challenge! The Oregon Trial Advocacy College is dedicated to providing intensive, hands-on experience necessary to develop and refine the skills of trial practice. The emphasis is on preparation and presentation of a civil case, from voir dire to closing argument. Faculty includes highly qualified and experienced trial attorneys and judges from around the state. No video replay.


Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel Lloyd Center, Portland
6.5 general CLE or practical skills credits

Presented by Stephen Wilbers, a writing consultant, syndicated columnist and award-winning author, this fast-paced and lively presentation will show a variety of writing techniques to make legal writing stronger and more persuasive. Discover how to write with precision and authority and how to edit with emphasis and coherence. Don’t miss a valuable opportunity to learn techniques you can implement right away to improve your writing.

Ash (3/5) Ast (3/5) CB (2/27) Eug (3/5) GP (2/26) HR (2/27) Klam (2/27) LG (2/27) LO (3/27) New (3/5) Pend (3/5) Red (3/5) Rose (2/26) Salem (2/27) Vale (2/27)


Feb. 5, 9 a.m.-noon
World Forestry Center, Portland
3 general CLE or diversity credits

Explore issues that can arise when working with deaf clients and members of the deaf community. Topics include: the myths and realities of the deaf community and the differences among communication techniques used by deaf individuals; ADA requirements for lawyers with deaf clients and how to meet the requirements in a variety of legal settings; and use of interpreters.

Ash (3/12) Ast (3/12) CB (3/5) Eug (3/12) GP (3/4) HR (3/5) Klam (3/5) LG (3/5) LO(4/3) New (3/12) Pend (3/12) Red (3/12) Rose (3/4) Salem (3/5) Vale (3/5)


Feb. 5, 1:30- 4:30 p.m.
World Forestry Center, Portland
3 ethics credits

Overlooking certain details in your practice can create unintended discipline and malpractice issues. Staff from the bar’s Regulatory Services and the Professional Liability Fund will provide information regarding client trust accounts, conflicts of interest and adequate client communication.

Ash (3/12) Ast (3/12) CB (3/5) Eug (3/12) GP (3/4) HR (3/5) Klam (3/5) LG (3/5) LO(4/3) New (3/12) Pend (3/12) Red (3/12) Rose (3/4) Salem (3/5) Vale (3/5)


Feb 18, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
World Forestry Center, Portland
6.5 general CLE credits

When Social Security disability and SSI benefits are at issue, you need the latest and most up-to-date information about case law and changes to applicable statutes. Even if you’ve handled only one or two claims, you can benefit from the knowledge and experience practitioners and administrative law judges will share during this advanced seminar.

Ash (3/19) Ast (3/19) CB (3/12) Eug (3/19) GP (3/11) HR (3/12) Klam (3/12) LG (3/12) LO(4/10) New (3/19) Pend (3/19) Red (3/19) Rose (3/11) Salem (3/12) Vale (3/12)

To purchase videotapes, audiocassettes or audio CDs of these seminars, call the OSB Order Desk at (503) 684-7413, or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-8260, ext. 413. (Child Abuse Reporting is not available for video purchase). For video rental, call (503) 431-6351, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 351.

For additional CLE Seminars information

CLE Publications

Oregon Health Law Manual (Volume 1—Consent, Confidentiality, and Reporting, 2003 revision): Your only detailed analysis of the combined effects of federal HIPAA laws and Oregon laws in the area of consent and confidentiality is now available. Includes new laws on federal privacy rules, patient safety, reporting, scientific research, and more. 2003 revision 1 volume softbound: $75. Also available on CD-ROM.

Regulation and Taxation of Real Estate (2003 cumulative supplement): This 2003 cumulative supplement examines a variety of complex real estate development issues for you to consider when giving practical advice to your client, including completely revised chapters on Representing Homeowner Associations and Development and Sale of Planned Unit Developments and Planned Communities. It updates the 1995 edition through 2003 legislation, adds new case law, OARs, practice tips and forms. 2003 cumulative supplement and forms on disk: $90; 1995 1 vol. with 2003 cumulative supplement and forms on disk: $160. Also available on CD-ROM.

Oregon Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions (2003 supplement): Contains 14 new instructions on Crime Involving Domestic Violence, Strangulation, Invasion of Personal Privacy, Possession of Precursor Substance with Intent to Manufacture Controlled Substance, Organizing a Speed Racing Event, Computer Crime, etc. Also contains 22 revised instructions in view of laws passed by the 2003 Legislature. 2003 supplement and forms on disk: $60; 2002 1 vol. with 2003 supplement, forms on disk, and binder: $165; 3-inch binder for past purchasers: $7.

Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions (2003 supplement): Contains 1 new instruction called 'Condemnation—No Burden of Proof.' Contains 41 revised instructio. Many instructions have been revised in preparation of a complete revision in early 2005. Revisions to an instruction may be as subtle as changing a word or updating the case law in the comment. Also contains four withdrawn instructions. The 2003 supplement will be available January 15. Call for price.

Also available January 2004: Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Transfers to Minors (2004 Revision). February 2004: Family Law (2004 supplement).

For additional CLE Publications information

Coming Up

Feb. 20 Employment Law: Hiring and Firing

Feb. 26 Evidence

Feb. 27 Business Succession Planning

March 5-6 11th Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat

April 2 Workers’ Compensation

April 16-17 17th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute

April 22 Juvenile Law

April 23 Working with Difficult People

April 30 Family Law 2004

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