Pending OSB Member Reinstatements




The following attorneys have filed an application for reinstatement as an active member of the Oregon State Bar pursuant to Rule of Procedure (BR) 8.1:


  • Edward T. LeClaire of Portland, OR; #042081

    Edward T. LeClaire of Portland, Oregon, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on July 26, 2004, after graduating from the University of Montana School of Law. Mr. LeClaire was suspended August 14, 2015, under Bar Rule 7.1, for failure to respond to the Disciplinary Board without good cause. He was subsequently suspended on November 28, 2016, for 120-days, all but 30-day stayed, pending the completion of a two year probation (30 DB Rptr 338). Mr. LeClaire is now seeking reinstatement to active status.

  • Kurt M. Mitchell of Edina, MN; #901398

    Kurt M. Mitchell of Edina, Minnesota, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on April 30, 1990, after graduating from Willamette University School of Law. Mr. Mitchell transferred to inactive status on January 29, 2004. Mr. Mitchell is an active member of the Minnesota and Montana State Bar Associations. He is currently an inactive member of the Washington State Bar Association.

  • Loulan J. Pitre Jr. of New Olrleans, LA; #903601

    Loulan J. Pitre Jr. of New Orleans, Louisiana, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on September 21, 1990, after graduating from Harvard University School of Law. Mr. Pitre transferred to inactive status on December 30, 1994, and then later resigned his membership on January 31, 1996. Mr. Pitre is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.



The Rules of Procedure require the Board of Governors to conduct an investigation of BR 8.1 reinstatement applications to determine whether applicants possess the good moral character and general fitness to practice law and whether the resumption of the practice of law in this state by the applicants will not be detrimental to the administration of justice or the public interest. Any person with information relevant to these applications is asked to contact promptly the OSB Regulatory Services Division, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281; phone: (503) 620-0222, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260), ext. 343.