Oregon State Bar Bulletin — DECEMBER 2015

Bar News

Are You a 2015 MCLE Reporter?

Compliance reports for members whose MCLE reporting period ends Dec. 31, 2015, were emailed in October. If this is your reporting year, all credits must be completed by the end of 2015, and the completed compliance report is due in the MCLE office no later than 5 p.m., Feb 1, 2016.

You can download your compliance report via the member login from the bar’s website at www.osbar.org. Contact the MCLE Department at (503) 431-6368 with any questions.

Answers to frequently asked questions and updates on MCLE rule amendments, including the new elder abuse reporting credit requirement, can be found at www.osbar.org/mcle.


Report 2015 Pro Bono Hours

The OSB asks that all members report the hours of pro bono work done during 2015. Having data on pro bono hours allows the bar to be aware of and acknowledge the good work done by lawyers. It also provides details often asked for by the general public or the legislature.

Individuals and firms that report the highest number of pro bono hours are eligible for the 2015 ONLD Pro Bono Challenge Awards.

Visit www.osbar.org/probono/reporting.html to log in and report your hours online.


Four Positions on Board Filled by October Election

Four positions on the OSB Board of Governors were filled by an election in October.

Kate von Ter Stegge and Christine Costantino, both of Portland, were elected to represent Region 5. Julia C. Rice of Salem was elected to represent Region 6. John R. Bachofner of Vancouver, Wash., was elected to a new board position to represent out-of-state members.

The four-year terms begin Jan. 1, 2016.

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