Oregon State Bar Bulletin — MAY 2009

Features

Stimulating Practice Changes
The Government’s Stimulus Bill Creates Opportunities, Challenges for Oregon Firms
By Cliff Collins

An Oregon
Constitutional Convention?

The Pros and Cons of a New Oregon Constitution
By James N. Westwood and Charles F. Hinkle

Columns

Bar Counsel
The ABCs of the CSF:
Client Security Fund
2008 Annual Report

By Sylvia E. Stevens

The Legal Writer
Word Choices IV:
Too Close for Comfort?

By Suzanne E. Rowe

Legal.Online
Building on Simplicity:
20 Tools to Make
Twitter Sing

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Quest for Equality: Beth
Allen Finds Legal Career,
Pursuit of Gay Rights
Make for Perfect Match

By Melody Finnemore

Managing Your Practice
Weathering the Storm:
Law Firm Risk
Management in
Hard Times

By Mark J. Fucile

Legal Heritage
Back in the Day:
Lessons from Oregon
Reports, Volume 1

By Hon. Deanne Darling

Parting Thoughts
A New Reconstruction
By Jesse Wm. Barton

Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
OSB CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


Oregon law firms are mobilizing to help clients affected by the federal economic stimulus package. Cliff Collins explains the far-reaching impacts of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and how some firms are responding.