Oregon State Bar Bulletin — AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2007

Features

End Billable Hour Goals…Now
Hourly billing: A great incentive
for the lawyer, but contrary to
the interest of the client

By Lawrence J. Fox

The Year of Yes
Highlights of the 2007 legislative session
By Gerry Gaydos

Columns

Bar Counsel
Let’s Talk: The value
of good client communication

By Sylvia E. Stevens

The Legal Writer
Abuse of Discretion:
Beheadings, widows and
orphans, oh my!

By Suzanne E. Rowe

Profiles in the Law
The Pragmatist: From deli to docket,
Jake Tanzer sets the bar

By Melody Finnemore

Legal Practice Tips
A New Wrinkle: Noncompetition
agreements in Oregon

By Leonard D. DuBoff and Christy O. King

On Professionalism
Conduct Counts: Professionalism for litigation and courtroom practice
By Hon. Daniel L. Harris and
John V. Acosta

Parting Thoughts
Attention, Shoppers
By Lori Irish Bauman

Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
OSB CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Reinstatements
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


Hourly billing has been with the legal profession for a very long time. But is it such a good idea? Attorney Lawrence J. Fox thinks not.