Oregon State Bar Bulletin — FEBRUARY/MARCH 2006

CLE Seminars

Representing Clients with Personality Disorders
Friday, March 17, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
5.5 elimination of bias or general CLE credits and .75 ethics credit
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Personality disorders affect 10-15 percent of the U.S. population. This seminar will help you identify the presence of common personality disorders and how to deal effectively with affected clients. The morning session will examine the medical and psychiatric background used to detect the presence of disorders and suggest coping mechanisms for the lawyers involved. In the afternoon, practitioners with experience representing such clients will share their practice tips and strategies in the areas of estate planning, civil litigation and criminal law.

Ast (4/7/06) CB (3/31/06) Eug (4/7/06) GP (3/30/06) HR (3/31/06) Klam (3/31/06) LG (3/31/06) LO (4/5/06) Med (4/7/06) New (4/7/06) Pend (4/7/06) Red (4/7/06 ) Rose (3/30/06) Salem (3/31/06) Vale (3/31/06)

19th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Friday, April 14,9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oregon: 9.25 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Washington: Credits pending
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland

This year's institute continues the tradition of providing you with the latest information in bankruptcy practice. With the significant changes that occurred last year, here is your 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.

50 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, the workers' compensation process. Get the lowdown on wage 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)

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CLE Publications

Oregon Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions – 2005 Supplement
You don’t need to draft jury instructions—we’ve already done the work for you. Oregon Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions is a valuable desk and courtroom reference that will save you precious billable hours.

Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions – 2005 Revision
The outside looks the same, but inside you will find a completely revised book with amended and new instructions. The OSB Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee has reviewed and updated every civil jury instruction, insuring that all instructions conform to current law. Plus they have added nine brand new instructions dealing with evidence, employment law and damages.

Both Jury Instructions updates are now available from OSB CLE Publications. Check pricing and order online at www.osbar.org or call the OSB Service Desk at (503) 684-7413, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413.

For additional CLE Publications information

Coming Up

May 12 Employment Discrimination & Civil Rights
May 19 Accounting & Finance for Lawyers
June 2-3 6th Annual Oregon Tax Institute
June 16 Advising Nonprofit Organizations

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