|Oregon State Bar Bulletin AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2007|
Notice of reinstatement
The following attorneys have filed applications for reinstatement as active members of the Oregon State Bar pursuant to Rule of Procedure (BR) 8.1.
Marlee Buckson of Camden, Del., OSB #990320, Buckson was suspended in 2004 for non-payment of PLF and bar dues, and noncompliance with the MCLE rules. She had moved to Delaware in 1999, where she recently sat for the bar exam. She is employed as a legal assistant for a Dover law firm where she hopes to practice upon admission there.
Craig C. Coyner, III of Bend, OSB #740689, Coyner seeks reinstatement following a three-month disciplinary suspension. In re Coyner, 342 Or 104, 149 P3d 1118 (2006). He will return to his solo law practice in Bend if reinstated.
Steven D. Marsh of Milwaukie, Ore., OSB #010749, Marsh seeks reinstatement following a nine-month disciplinary suspension. In re Marsh, 19 DB Rptr 227 (2005). He has no specific plans to return to the practice of law if reinstated.
Maureen Michael of New Canaan, Conn., OSB #920966, went inactive in 1996, and was then suspended in 1999 for failure to pay dues. In 1995, she had moved to Hong Kong, and then to South Korea. While abroad she was briefly employed as a legal assistant. Michael has no plans to return to the practice of law in Oregon.
Roger W. Perry of Tucson, Ariz., OSB #915190, transferred to inactive status because he had moved to Arizona, where he was admitted to practice in 1986. Since 2002, he has been an Arizona assistant attorney general. He is in the process of moving to central Oregon, where he intends to work in the legal field. In June, the Board of Governors approved Perry’s temporary reinstatement.
Barry T. Woods of Falmouth, Mass., OSB #951332, transferred to inactive status in 1997 because he had relocated to Maine, where he was admitted to practice law in 1998. He is now in the process of moving back to Oregon. Woods has no specific plans following reinstatement.
The Rules of Procedure require the Board of Governors to conduct an investigation of BR 8.1 reinstatement applications to determine whether applicants possess the good moral character and general fitness to practice law, and that the resumption of the practice of law in this state by these applicants will not be detrimental to the administration of justice or the public interest. Any person with information relevant to this application is asked to contact promptly the OSB Regulatory Services Division, P.o. Box 1689, Lake Oswego, OR 97035; phone: (503) 620-0222, or (800) 452-8260, ext. 343.
The following have applied for admission under the reciprocity, house counsel or law teacher rules. The Board of Bar Examiners requests that members examine this list and bring to the board’s attention in a signed letter any information that might influence the board in considering the moral character of any applicant for admission. Send correspondence to Admissions Director, Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners, 5200 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.
Reciprocity: Erin Lisa Anderson, Philip Gates Arnold, Warren Lee Christiansen, Cynthia Lee Grace Flynn, Amy Mae Thompson Forbis (aka Buard, aka Amis), Ronald Clayton Gardner, Sean Kevin Griffee, Michael Christopher Harman, Howard Fernando Jensen, Sonya Lorraine Scharnowske Langsdorf, Philip Raoul Lempriere, Todd Allen Lyon, Amit Digambar Ranade, Justice Joy Roxas Rillera, and Timothy Ward Woolsey.
House Counsel: Leigh Jennifer Rubinstein.
Rule 8.10: Johanna Marie Buch and Joel Christopher-Paul Saunders.
for July bar exam
Jennifer Lynn Hooper is an applicant for admissions to the Oregon State Bar. If you have any information that might influence the board in its consideration of this applicant should contact Marlyce Gholston, Executive Director, Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners, 5200 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.