Oregon State Bar Bulletin – DECEMBER 2005


In the Trenches
A glimpse at some real-life
pro bono cases in Oregon

By Janine Robben

Juggling Act
Rapidly changing judiciary requires
judges to take on more complex rules

By Melody Finnemore

Profiles in the Law
William R. Benedetto:
Persistence Pays

By Cliff Collins



Letters to the Editor


OSB Continuing Legal Education

Bar Counsel
So You Think … :
Your IOLTA account is safe
from identity theft, right?

By Chris Mullmann

Oregon Legal Heritage
A Life of Firsts:
Mercedes Deiz was a trailblazer by choice
By Scott E. Miller

Our Year in Review
Achievements from 2005
By Nena Cook


Bar News

Among Ourselves


In Memoriam


Parting Thoughts
The Role of Lawyers in Times of Crisis
By Susan Marmaduke

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There are many amazing stories in which Oregon lawyers — working “pro bono” — have helped other Oregonians recently in ways both large and small. Janine Robben gives us a glimpse at some of these stories. Pictured on the cover is Jessica Eichler, who was reunited with her son, Tony, with pro bono assistance from an Oregon lawyer.