Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2010


The ADA at 20
Service Animals, Mental Health Problems Among Hot-Button Issues As Landmark Disability Rights Law Enters Third Decade
By Melody Finnemore

Who's In Charge?
The Creeping Federal Regulation of the Practice of Law
By Janine Robben

Leveling the Field
By Janine Robben


Bar Counsel
May We Help You? Ethics Advice Made Easy
By Sylvia Stevens

The Legal Writer
Five Tools for Writing Fixes: Stocking the Legal Writer’s Toolbox
By Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff

An 800-Pound Gorilla?
Google Gets Into Case
Law Search

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Rooted in Respect: Nargess Shadbeh Advocates for
Migrant Workers

By Cliff Collins

Managing Your Practice
Social Media Safety: Avoiding Pitfalls in the Kingdoms of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
By Sheila Blackford

On Professionalism
The Secret of Success:
Do What’s Right

By Lauren E. Marble

Parting Thoughts
The Safety Net
By Joseph J. Haddad




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Among Ourselves
In Memoriam


Millions of Americans with disabilities have benefited
from the passage 20 years ago of the Americans
with Disabilities Act. The ADA’s evolution over the
last two decades spans from its basic goal of protecting
the disabled from discrimination to its recent
inclusion of myriad mental and physical challenges,
as Melody Finnemore reports.