Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2014

A Luddite’s Guide to Technology Law: Issue Spotting
Friday, June 13, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard
3.25 general CLE credits

This introduction to common issues that arise when advising clients on technology-related matters will explore four broad areas: 1) I.P. basics, including an introduction to patent law; 2) I.P. protection, such as noncompete, nondisclosure and employee agreements; 3) open source and licensing policies; and 4) policies for employee use of technology to access social media and blogs.

Eug (7/25) New (7/25) Salem (7/18) Tigard (7/23)


Handling Domestic Relations Cases
Friday, July 18, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard
4.25 general CLE or practical skills credits and 2 ethics credits

Whether your clients are contemplating divorce or “conscious uncoupling,” it’s not about the law, it’s the process that matters. Using a hands-on approach, this seminar will guide you step-by-step through the divorce process. Learn everything from where the courthouse is located, to what to file from the initial petition through the entry of a judgment. Forms, which are essential to domestic relations cases, are part of the course materials and will reflect recent legislative changes. Our faculty members, Paul Saucy, Joshua Kadish and Ruth Pekelder, are seasoned Oregon family law practitioners with 95 collective years of experience.

Eug (8/8) New (8/8) Salem (8/1) Tigard (8/6)


Lunch and Learn Series
Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard
1 general CLE or practical skills credit for each seminar

State and Federal Criminal Fraud Overview, Tuesday, July 8, noon-1 p.m. Hear about state and federal fraud statutes, legal issues relating to fraud crimes and tips on working with law enforcement.

Workplace Fraud and Computer Forensics, Tuesday, July 15, noon-1 p.m. Two forensics experts will lead an exploration of the computer forensics used to detect workplace fraud.

Workplace Fraud: Social Media and Investigations, Tuesday, July 22, noon-1 p.m. Gain an understanding of the rapidly changing world of digital evidence and e-discovery, as well as social media’s explosion into court cases and its impact on attorneys, paralegals and investigators.

Workplace Fraud: Data Mining and Forensic Analytics, Tuesday, Aug. 5, noon-1 p.m. Discover different types of accounting data, tests and techniques, and how to use Excel as a data mining tool.

Fraud Risk Management in the Workplace, Tuesday, Aug. 12, noon-1 p.m. The commercial crime insurance policy covering employee theft, cyber liability insurance and how a bank can offer protection against fraud.

No video replay for the Lunch and Learn Series.



August 7-8
Military and Veterans' Law

September 5

September 5
Child Abuse Reporting

September 5
Race: Myths and Realities

September 19-20
Northwest Administrative Law Institute

September 24
Notario Fraud Conference

September 26
Advanced Computer Law

Legal Publications

Now available for Preorder:
Oregon Formal Ethics Opinions.

The 2013-14 supplement to Oregon Formal Ethics Opinions includes one new opinion issued in 2013 and 17 opinions revised in 2014, plus the revised Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct effective Jan. 1, 2014.

This publication is in the process of being finalized for a June 2014 release, with chapters being posted to BarBooks online as they are finalized.

New release:
Appeal and Review: Beyond the Basics.

This second volume of the Appeal and Review series, written by appellate judges, longtime appellate lawyers and Oregon's appellate commissioner, contains those invaluable practice tips that will take your appellate advocacy to the next level, covering topics like: chances of obtaining a stay; choosing winning issues; whether to cross-appeal; when to seek amicus support; briefing legislative history; making the most of limited oral argument time; and much more.

Contact the OSB Service Desk at (503) 431-6413 or toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260, ext. 413 to place your order. You may also order online at www.osbar.org/store/pub/pubcat.as.

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