Oregon State Bar Bulletin — FEBRUARY/MARCH 2012

Features

Second Thoughts on Mediation
A Trial Lawyer's View
By Elden Rosenthal

The Blurry Line Between Protesting and Occupying
What the Difference Means to Your Civil Rights
By Jamie Pfeiffer


Columns

Bar Counsel
Client Security Fund: 2012 Annual Report
By Sylvia Stevens

The Legal Writer
The Problem with Shall
By Elizabeth Ruiz Frost

Legal.Online
New Sites for Tracking:
Tracking the Law and
Writing About It

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
A Shared Passion: Barbara
Bader Aldave and Katina
Saint Marie Fight for
Women Behind Bars

By Melody Finnemore

Managing Your Practice
Zero Tolerance for
e-Filing Error: Avoid
Committing Malpractice,
with a Few Clicks of
Your Mouse

By Beverly Michaelis

Parting Thoughts
Access to the Courts is Critical
By Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III



Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Reinstatements
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves

Classifieds


After 40 years of litigation and trial work, Portland
trial lawyer Elden Rosenthal considers the effect of
mediation on litigation and litigators. He offers his
personal observations and views in the hope there
will be a rethinking of how civil lawsuits are resolved
in the coming years.