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:
Helen M. McFarland of San Francisco, CA; #013176
Helen M. McFarland of San Francisco, California, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on October 4, 2001, after graduating from Northwestern School of Law. Ms. McFarland transferred to inactive status on December 17, 2004, after relocating to San Francisco. Ms. McFarland has been an active member of the California State Bar since June 2004. She has worked primarily as a labor and employment attorney in California, most recently with Cozen O’Connor. Ms. McFarland plans to relocate from Cozen O’Connor’s San Francisco office to the Seattle, Washington office. There she hopes to represent Oregon clients as well, and expects to continue her labor and employment practice and also potentially handle civil litigation.
Rebecca J. Rundquist of Cape Elizabeth, ME; #951167
Rebecca J. Rundquist of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on April 21, 1995, after graduating from Northwestern School of Law. Ms. Rundquist transferred to inactive status on January 20, 2009. Ms. Rundquist has resided in Maine since her transfer to inactive status. She has been employed since September 2015, at The Girls Foundation of Tanzania, which partners with non-governmental organizations in Tanzania to provide services for the total development of girls and their academic success. Ms. Rundquist plans to provide document review services in Maine upon her reinstatement to active status.
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.