Oregon State Bar Bulletin — DECEMBER 2006

CLE Seminars

Dec. 28 and Dec. 29
Oregon State Bar Center
Lake Oswego

Thursday, Dec. 28
– Administering Trusts in Oregon, 5.75 general CLE credits and 1.5 ethics credit.
– The U.S. Constitution — Alive and Breathing; the Oregon Constitution — Still Original, 6.5 general CLE credits.

Friday, Dec. 29
– Time Mastery for Lawyers: 68 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity and Satisfaction, 6 general CLE or practical skills (personal management) credits.
– Lawyers and the Deaf Community, 3 elimination of bias credits.
– Ethics Essentials, 3 ethics credits.

Family Law 2007
Friday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center, Portland
6.5 general CLE credits

Start the new year with a new CLE presentation, "Marriage of Mardell," a short film that takes you into the lives of a family facing the dissolution of a 15-year marriage, custody of a 13-year old, and division of assets such as intellectual property. Afterward, a panel of experts will explore the different legal questions raised by the fact pattern, including issues on evidence and ethics. This seminar also will host a panel discussion of property division post-Kunze. An expert bankruptcy practitioner will examine how bankruptcy reform has affected family law issues such as domestic support obligations, the homestead exemption, and the automatic stay. You will also learn the dos and don'ts of making a complete record for pursuing or defending against an appeal.

Video replay dates: Ast (3/2), CB (2/23), Eug (3/2), GP (2/22), HR (2/23), Klam (2/23), LG (2/23), LO (3/7), Med (3/2), New (3/2), Pend (3/2), Red ( 3/2), Rose (2/22 ) Salem (2/23) Vale (2/23)

27th Annual Northwest Securities Institute
Friday, Feb. 2, 8:50 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 3, 8:30 a.m.-noon
10 general, 1 ethics CLE credits
Embassy Suites Downtown Portland

The 27th Annual Northwest Securities Institute continues the tradition of being the premier continuing education event for securities practitioners and professionals. This is the best opportunity to get the latest information on critical securities-related developments. Program highlights include updates on SEC enforcement and state and provincial law, a discussion of U.S./Canadian cross-border issues and an ethics session on lawyer civil and criminal liability. A special lunch presentation by Meyer Eisenberg, former deputy general counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission, will focus on securities reform.

No video replay.

Internet for Lawyers: Search Strategies for the Legal Professional
Thursday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m.-noon
3 general or practical skills CLE credits
World Forestry Center, Portland

Learn how to make the Internet work for you. This half-day seminar will provide you with super search strategies so you can search like a pro. Learn which search engines are the best and the best search strategies. Pick up browser tricks, toolbar tips and desktop search techniques.

Video replay dates: Ast (3/9), CB (3/2), Eug (3/9), GP (3/1), HR (3/2), Klam (3/2), LG (3/2), LO (3/14), Med (3/9), New (3/9), Pend (3/9), Red (3/9), Rose (3/1) Salem (3/2) Vale (3/2)

Internet for Lawyers: Investigative Research
Thursday, Feb. 15, 1-4 p.m.
3 general or practical skills CLE credits
World Forestry Center, Portland

There’s a wealth of information available via the Internet, and this half-day seminar will teach you effective and low-cost methods to mine this data. Find missing people and witnesses. Get personal information from Usenet postings, Google, and free newspaper and magazine archives. Learn quick and easy methods to access publics records, and how to locate low-cost public record and investigative databases.

Video replay dates: Ast (3/9), CB (3/2), Eug (3/9), GP (3/1), HR (3/2), Klam (3/2), LG (3/2), LO (3/14), Med (3/9), New (3/9), Pend (3/9), Red (3/9), Rose (3/1 ) Salem (3/2) Vale (3/2)

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CLE Publications

Environmental and Natural Resources Law, 2006 Supplement

If you are a litigator, transactional lawyer, environmental consultant or in-house counsel, or if you work for regulated entities, the environmental community or the government...this book is for you. Environmental and Natural Resources Law will help you weigh many issues, including: important changes in RCRA enforcement; impact of Magnuson-Stevens Act on Indian tribes’ fishing rights; restrictions on landowners under Oregon’s forestry laws; Measure 37 and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area; and changes to the TSCA, including Inventory Update Rule amendments.

Plus, the 2006 supplement will help you evaluate and understand new topics and laws, including: sustainability (new chapter); environmental blogs; NEPA analysis of grazing permits; indoor radon abatement and lead exposure reduction; new standards for site assessments and environmental audits; and much more.

For more information, call the OSB Service Desk at (503) 684-7413, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, or check out our online bookstore.

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Coming Up

Feb. 16 Juvenile Law
Feb. 23 Oregon Civil Procedure
March 2-3 14th Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat
March 9-10 9th Annual Oregon Trial Advocacy College
April 6 Employment Investigations
April 27-28 20th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute

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