Oregon State Bar Bulletin — APRIL 2011
CLE Seminars

24th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Friday, April 8, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m.-noon
Oregon: 8.75 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit
Washington: 8.25 general CLE and 1 ethics credit Portland Hilton & Executive Tower, Portland

This year’s institute focuses on the litigation aspects of bankruptcy. Hear from local experts and guest presenters, including U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges Bruce Markell and Linda Riegle and retired bankruptcy judge Randall Newsome. Plenary topics include ethics, bankruptcy litigation, tips and traps for handling individual Chapter 11 cases, U.S. trustee litigation and an economic outlook on bankruptcy and real estate. Four breakout sessions will cover preparation issues for Chapter 13 confirmation, recent developments in business bankruptcies, reorganization versus liquidation in Chapter 11 cases and defending mortgage foreclosures. Rounding out the institute schedule are a moderated judges’ panel and a special lunch presentation, “How to Feign Disappointment When the Economy Tanks.”

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Business Valuation for Lawyers
Thursday, April 28, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
6.5 general CLE credits Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard

Business valuation touches a variety of practice areas, including family law and estate planning. Join two experts who will-provide an in-depth look at the valuation engagement process, including the standard definition of value in divorce and tax valuations and why the definition of value “drives” the valuation conclusion. Learn how to select and work with valuation professionals and how to recognize a well-written valuation report. Other topics include a discussion on generally accepted valuation methods, valuation discounts, gifting, intangible assets, and business succession planning. Whether you are acquiring business valuation concepts for the first time or updating existing knowledge, this program will provide a sound basis for achieving that goal. This seminar will be of interest to practitioners of business law and litigation, estate planning, taxation, family law and also to certified public accountants.

Ast (5/27) Bend (5/20) CB (5/20) Eug (5/27) GP (5/19) HR (5/20) Klam (5/20) LG (5/20) Med (5/27) New (5/27) Pend (5/27) Red (5/27) Rose (5/19) Salem (5/20) Tig (5/25) Vale (5/20)

Family Law 2011
Friday, April 29, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
5.5 general CLE credits
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

“Breaking up is hard to do,” and it is even harder when children and finances are involved. This program is geared toward family law attorneys who are just getting started or those who are in their early years of a family law practice. From establishing a fee agreement with your clients to understanding the elements of a developmentally appropriate parenting plan, this seminar will provide a solid foundation for family law attorneys and those with an interest in family law. Learn what to do when a party’s circumstances change post-settlement/post-trial but pre-judgment, and get practical advice for dealing with pro se parties. Figure out what your family law math calculations will mean to your client, and receive a primer on both establishing and disestablishing paternity.

Ast (5/20) Bend (5/13) CB (5/13) Eug (5/20) GP (5/12) HR (5/13) Klam (5/13) LG (5/13) Med (5/20) New (5/20) Pend (5/20) Red (5/20) Rose (5/12) Salem (5/13) Tig (5/18) Vale (5/13)


CLE Publications

Appeal and Review: The Basics — New edition
This volume focuses on the nuts and bolts of handling an appeal and is geared toward the practitioner who has done few, if any, appeals.

Oregon Administrative Law — New edition
This new edition is an expanded authoritative analysis of administrative law in Oregon, with a special focus on the particular interests of the private practitioner.

Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions — Supplement
The 2010 supplement includes six revised instructions, six new landlord/tenant instructions, 10 new defamation instructions and one new common-law nuisance instruction.

Oregon Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions — Supplement
The 2010 supplement includes four revised instructions and six new instructions.


June 2 – 3
11th Annual Oregon Tax Institute

June 9
Deposition Techniques and Strategy with David Markowitz

June 10
Special Needs Trusts

June 10
Introducing Access to Justice

June 17
Building Your Practice

June 24
Advances Estate Planning

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