Oregon State Bar Bulletin – FEBRUARY/MARCH 2005


The Courthouse Blues
The good, the bad and the ugly
By Janine Robben

Oregon’s Historic Courthouses
By Janine Robben

A Senior Duty
Why not mandatory reporting for elder abuse?
By Richard J. Vangelisti

Profiles in the Law
Tom Christ: A Passion for Civil Rights
By Melody Finnemore



Letters to the Editor

Bar Exam Applicants


OSB Continuing Legal Education

Governors’ Perspectives
Building for the Future:
Thinking about a new bar center
By Frank H. Hilton Jr.

Bar Counsel
Essential Reading:
Top 10 changes in the new
Rules of Professional Conduct

By George A. Riemer

Managing Your Practice
Playing to Win:
Success means not nibbling around the edges
By Ed Wesemann

Legal Practice Tips
City/County Returns:
Taking the mystery out of the
Portland/Multnomah business tax

By Mark Clift


Bar News

Among Ourselves


In Memoriam


Parting Thoughts
A Single Sentence Keeps Oregon’s History Intact
By Barry Adamson

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Many of Oregon’s 36 counties are dealing with courthouse issues that range from lack of earthquake protection to entries marred by inadequate security and handicap access, outdated electrical and HVAC systems and sheer lack of space.

Janine Robben considers Oregon’s “courthouse blues.”