Oregon State Bar Bulletin — OCTOBER 2010


The Sporting World
Broad Range of Legal Issues, Practice Areas Ignite Interest in Sports Law
By Melody Finnemore

Methodology Matters
By Robert M. Wilsey


Bar Counsel
Tying Up Loose Ends:
How to End a Relationship

By Helen Hierschbiel

The Legal Writer
Interesting Eyes:
Word Choices V

By Suzanne E. Rowe

Crowdsourcing the Law: Trends and Other Innovations
By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
Keeping His Head in the Game: David Kracke Has a Passion for Shedding Light on Concussions
By Cliff Collins

Managing Your Practice
Riding the Wave:
So You Want to Hang Out Your Own Shingle?

By Randal Acker

Law & Life
Writing Portlandia:
My 15 Minutes of Fame

By Ronald Talney

Parting Thoughts
Sanctions Are Like the Lottery
By Peter Appleton




Bar Notes
Bar News

Bar Actions

Bar People
Among Ourselves
In Memoriam


Sports law has evolved rapidly over the years, becoming more complex and multifaceted as sports, both collegiate and professional, have grown into a multibillion-dollar business. "Sports law" now covers myriad practice specialties that encompass an increasingly diverse array of legal issues and considerations. Melody Finnemore talks with five Oregon lawyers, who share their reasons for choosing this expertise and the legal matters they encounter.