Oregon State Bar Bulletin — FEBRUARY/MARCH 2007
CLE Seminars

14th Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat
Friday, March 2, 2007, 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 3, 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
10 general CLE credits
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Wash.

The 14th Annual Litigation Institute and Retreat continues its tradition of excellence by providing Oregon litigators an opportunity to hear from some of the best practitioners around. CLE presentations will include three Oregon lawyers describing their experience in Houston defending the former CEO of Enron Broadband Services, and Idaho attorney David Nevin discussing the recent terrorism prosecution of a Saudi Arabian graduate student. Featured speaker Terence MacCarthy, who is nationally recognized for his engaging and savvy style and irreverent humor, will engage you with his two half-day presentations, "Look Good Cross" and "Impeachment — Weapons of Mass Destruction." Then, please join the Litigation Section in honoring the recipient of the 10th Annual Owen M. Panner Professional Award, James L. Sutherland, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Portland, at its award dinner Friday evening. Cosponsored by the Litigation Section.

9th Annual Oregon Trial Advocacy College
Friday, March 9, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
13.5 general CLE or practical skills credits
Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, Portland

The Oregon Trial Advocacy College is dedicated to providing the intensive, hands-on experience necessary to develop and refine the skills of trial practice. Whether your goal is to acquire new knowledge or refine existing techniques, the supportive and noncompetitive environment of the college enhances every participant’s advocacy and presentation skills. Glean knowledge and experience from those who know it best, from state, local and federal judges to litigation lions and advocacy experts. OTAC is consistently rated one of the best OSB CLE programs, for both new and experienced practitioners. No video replay.

Employment Investigations
Friday, April 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
6 general CLE credits
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Watch for details to be announced at www.osbar.org.

Ast (5/4) CB (4/27) Eug (5/4) GP (4/26) HR (4/27) Klam (4/27) LG (4/27) LO (5/9) Med (5/4) New (5/4) Pend (5/4) Red (5/4) Rose (4/26) Salem (4/27) Vale (4/27)

20th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
For its 20th anniversary, the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute brings to Vancouver some of the best from past institutes, including the Hon. Keith Lundin and Henry Hildebrand reviewing recent Chapter 13 developments and Eric Brunstad discussing bankruptcy cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. The institute also features a session on ethical issues in business bankruptcies, a trustees’ panel, and five breakout sessions. Long considered the premier bankruptcy program for Northwest practitioners, the 2007 institute promises to be no exception. No video replay.


CLE Publications

Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions, 2006 Supplement
Don’t be caught using an outdated instruction. With the 2006 supplement, the UCJI Committee has created two new instructions, revised 10 instructions and withdrawn one instruction.

Creditors’ Rights and Remedies, 2006 Supplement
Containing the latest developments in debtor-creditor law and a wealth of practice tips to make you an efficient and effective lawyer, Creditors’ Rights and Remedies also advises you on the legal rights and alternatives that are available to your client.

Administering Oregon Estates, 2006 Legislative Supplement
The 2006 Legislative Supplement explains changes to affected forms and updates relevant ORS citations with 2005 Oregon legislation.

Environmental and Natural Resources Law, 2006 Supplement
The 2006 supplement will help you evaluate and understand new topics and laws, including: sustainability (new chapter); environmental blogs; NEPA analysis of grazing permits; 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

March 29: Anatomy for Lawyers
April 6: Employment Investigations
April 27-28: 20th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
June 15: Advanced Estate Planning

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