Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2006

CLE Seminars

19th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Friday, April 14, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 15, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Oregon: 9.25 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Washington: credits pending
Hilton Portland and Executive Tower, Portland

This year’s institute continues the tradition of providing the latest information in bankruptcy practice. With the significant changes that occurred last year, here is the best opportunity to find out from the experts how your practice and clients will be affected. In addition, institute attendees will have the opportunity to purchase two issues of the American Bankruptcy Law Journal. This is a great overview containing 19 articles that focus on the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code.

No video replay.

Fifty Under 50:
50 Tips and Strategies for Businesses with Fewer than 50 Employees
Thursday, April 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
5 general CLE credits and 1 elimination of bias credit
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Designed specifically with the smaller business owner in mind, this seminar is packed with valuable information pertaining to employment law, tax law and the workers’ compensation process. Get the lowdown on wage and hour and leave laws, and how to minimize the risk of discrimination claims by employees. Learn the differences between employees and independent contractors, and explore the world of workers’ compensation insurance. Look at choice of entity options, and pick up some tax tips. Round out the day with business succession strategies. Experts in all these areas will share their time-tested experience for keeping smaller businesses in business. This seminar will be of interest to any attorney with small business clients, as well as sole and small firm practitioners.

Ast (5/19/06) CB (5/12/06) Eug (5/19/06) GP (5/11/06) HR (5/12/06) Klam (5/12/06) LG (5/12/06) LO (5/17/06) Med (5/19/06) New (5/19/06) Pend (5/19/06) Red (5/19/06 ) Rose (5/11/06) Salem (5/12/06) Vale (5/12/06)

Employment Discrimination:
Friday, May 12, 2006,
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
6.75 general CLE credits or
2.25 general CLE credits and 4.5 elimination-of-bias credits
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, national origin or religion. Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination in employment against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability. Are you savvy enough to understand the fundamentals and nuances of the law? This seminar offers an in-depth view of employment discrimination actions under Title VII and the ADA. Nuts and bolts advice on litigating these issues, as well as a discussion of cutting edge trends, will be covered. Learn how to advise employers and employees on handling disability-related issues. Valuable for new as well as experienced practitioners, and sample pleadings will be provided for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Ast (6/9/06) CB (6/2/06) Eug (6/9/06) GP (6/1/06) HR (6/2/06) Klam (6/2/06) LG (6/2/06) LO (6/7/06) Med (6/9/06) New (6/9/06) Pend (6/9/06) Red (6/9/06 ) Rose (6/1/06) Salem (6/2/06) Vale (6/2/06)

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CLE Publications

ABA Book Distributor Program
As a complement to the OSB CLE Publications Department’s library of Oregon-specific titles, we now offer a wide variety of ABA titles—and all are available at a discount of 15 percent off the ABA retail price. Topics include antitrust, business law, e-commerce and litigation, plus a few miscellaneous titles such as America’s Lawyer Presidents: From Law Office to Oval Office and The Woman Advocate.

In addition, if you purchase five or more ABA titles at one time, we will send you a free gift: Business Law for Fun … Just for Fun, a compilation of the best cartoons that have appeared over the years in the ABA magazine Business Law Today. This little book can provide just the lighthearted break you need during a busy day at the office.

To order, complete the order form at the back of the catalog found at www.osbar.org and fax or mail it to the OSB service desk, or call the service desk to place your order. You order will be shipped directly to you from the ABA warehouse, so there will be no delay. Expand your library, saving time and money, with these excellent ABA publications.

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Coming Up

May 19 Essential Accounting & Finance for Lawyers
June 2-3 6th Annual Oregon Tax Institute
June 9 Hot Topics in Estate Planning
June 16 Advising Nonprofit Organizations
June 23 Ethics in 18 Holes

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