CLE Series: Discussing the Impacts of Oregon’s Marijuana Industry on Your Practice-Tuesdays in April, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Courthouse Connection CLE Series
Discussing the Impacts of Oregon’s Marijuana Industry on Your Practice

Tuesdays in April, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Marion County Courthouse, 5th Floor Jury Assembly Room

Courthouse Connection will begin its 2017 programming year with a timely CLE series on the marijuana industry in Oregon.  This series will span the broad array of practice areas impacted by the recent changes to Oregon’s laws.  Join us for the following presentations over the noon hour:

  • April 4 Judy Giers (Oregon Department of Justice) will explain the interaction between state and federal regulations
  • April 11Michael Keane (Garrett Hemann Robertson, PC) will discuss the implications for employment law
  • April 18 Mark Mayer (Office of Legislative Counsel) will offer an overview of laws relating to marijuana
  • April 25John Albert (Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP) will outline the difficulties faced by landlords, as well as banks and other lenders

One CLE credit will be sought for each presentation.  Brown bag or box lunches welcome.  Cost for each CLE is $15, or $50 for the series ($40 for new attorneys).  Free to students and those not seeking CLE credit.

RSVP to attend.  Checks made out to the Marion County Bar Association may be sent in advance to Gina Johnnie at Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt LLP.  Payments will also be accepted at the door.

Questions? Email Erin Dawson at ErinNDawson@gmail.com.

New Lawyer Social – March 22nd at 5:15pm, Gamberetti’s Restaurant

The Marion County New Lawyers Division invites you to join us at
Gamberetti’s Restaurant on March 22nd at 5:15pm 
for an evening of casual networking with complimentary appetizers and drinks.
This event is designed to connect lawyers in their first six years of practice.

Please contact katherine@boazlaw.com to RSVP or for more information.

NETWORKING, MARKETING, AND CAREER BUILDING, Wednesday, March 15

NETWORKING, MARKETING, AND CAREER BUILDING: A SERIES IN THREE PARTS (PART III)
Building a Successful Career

Hosted by Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt LLP
Wednesday, March 15, Reception at 5:00 pm; Presentation at 5:30 pm
Location:
Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt LLP, 693 Chemeketa Street NE, Salem 

OWLS-Mary Leonard Chapter and the Oregon New Lawyers Division present a panel discussion with Chief Judge Erika Hadlock (Oregon Court of Appeals), Gina Johnnie (Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt LLP), Michelle Morrow  (Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt LLP), and Beth Vargas Duncan (Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association).  Our panelists will tackle how to build a successful career on your terms and in your own way.

Wine, beer, and appetizers provided.  One CLE credit will be sought.  OWLS members $15, nonmembers $20, judicial law clerks and new admittees $10.  Free to students and those not seeking CLE credit.  RSVP at the OWLS-MLC webpage.​

Benefit Auction for Marion County Court Care – May 18, 2017

Willamette Valley American Inns of Court
Benefit Auction for Marion County Court Care

The Willamette Valley American Inns of Court will hold an Auction May 18, 2017 for the benefit of Marion County Court Care.

The Auction will be held at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry beginning at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner at 6:20 p.m. and program at 7:00 p.m.

Please consider attending to benefit Marion County Court Care and enjoy a wonderful evening with your colleagues. Please contact jlucas@sglaw.com with any questions or additional information you might need.

 

Birth Through Three Toolkit at the Salem Convention Center on March 15, 2017

Birth Through Three Toolkit

The Parental Involvement and Outreach Subcommittee is conducting a training on the Birth Through Three Toolkit at the Salem Convention Center on March 15, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.  

This is the only scheduled training in the Marion/Polk area. Registration is open (no cost) for the 2.5 general education CLE credit training.  The registration link includes the SFLAC Family Law Conference but you are able to register for the training, only.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Hope L. Hicks, J.D.
Child Support Program Analyst
Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division
Oregon Judicial Department
1163 State Street
Salem, OR 97301
Ph: (503) 986-5851
Fax: (503) 986-5859
hope.l.hicks@ojd.state.or.us

Val Sloper Memorial Golf Tournament – July 28, 2017

Val Sloper Memorial Golf Tournament
Friday, July 28, 2017, at Salem Golf Club

SHOTGUN begins at 1:00 p.m., with check-in beginning at noon.  Prizes include:
$10,000 Hole-In-One Prize

  • Longest Drive
  • Closest to the Pin
  • Longest Putt
  • Team Low Gross

You must pre-register for this event. Please include the names of your teammates if you are paying only for yourself.  We will make a foursome for all golfers signing up individually.
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Price per golfer (including dinner and live music):   $100.00

Name:_______________________               Attending Dinner: (Y/N)
Name:_______________________               Attending Dinner: (Y/N)
Name:_______________________               Attending Dinner: (Y/N)
Name:_______________________               Attending Dinner: (Y/N)

Amount Enclosed: $____________ (make checks payable to Marion County Bar Association)

RETURN FORM AND CHECK BEFORE July 3, 2017, TO:

Shannon Snow
Saucy & Saucy, P.C.
475 Cottage Street NE, Suite 120
Salem, OR 97301

SFLAC/OJD Family Law Conference – March 16-17, 2017 – Salem Convention Center (Pre-conference Session March 15)

Oregon Family Law: Change, Challenge, Opportunity

Brought to you by the Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) State Family Law Advisory Committee & OJD’s Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division

March 16-17, 2017
Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial St., SE
Salem, OR 97301
(Pre-conference March 15 for Birth Through Three Training)

Over the past decade, changes within Oregon courts and Oregon families have transformed family law practice. This conference showcases the hard work and creativity of judges, practitioners, advocates, and administrators involved in family law and the positive developments in this important practice area despite many challenges. New programs, new technologies, and expanded court access to families are all part of the future of family law. Come learn with us!

The agenda includes twelve informative breakout sessions, three engaging speakers, and six focused discussion groups. We are also proud to offer a free pre-conference Wednesday, March 15, 1:30 – 4:30 pm for the “Birth Through Three – Parenting Plans for Young Children” Training. The pre-conference can also be registered separately.

The cost is $200 for family law practitioners, mediators, and others. $100 student rate. Includes meals. The Birth Through Three Training pre-conference is free. *CLE credit requested, 9 general credits expected.* 

For additional information and to register, please click here: http://www.courts.oregon.gov/OJD/OSCA/JFCPD/Pages/FLP/SFLAC-Events.aspx

For full agenda and program, please click here: http://www.courts.oregon.gov/OJD/docs/OSCA/JFCPD/Family-Law/FLC/FLC17-Program.pdf

SPEAKERS: 

We are excited to announce that the opening plenary speaker is Stephanie Coontz. Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA.  She also serves as Co-Chair and Director of Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families, a non-profit, nonpartisan association of family researchers and practitioners based at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  More information on Stephanie and her work can be found at http://www.stephaniecoontz.com/.

Our dinner speaker Thursday night will be Leigh Anne Jasheway, a celebrated comedian who will be presenting an entertaining session on “Courting Fun:  Why Laughter and Play are Vital for Living with Less Stress.”

Our Friday morning plenary speaker will be Mandy Davis, presenting on Trauma Informed Care.  Mandy Davis is an expert in the field of trauma, a professor at Portland State University, School of Social Work, and the Co-Director of Trauma Informed Oregon.

For questions, please contact:

Samantha M. Benton, J.D.
Family Law Program Manager
Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division
Oregon Judicial Department
1163 State Street
Salem, OR 97301
P: 503-986-5102
F: 503-986-5859
samantha.m.benton@ojd.state.or.us

CIVIL RIGHTS CLE WITH RON SILVER

CIVIL RIGHTS CLE WITH RON SILVER
Stories and Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement
Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Oregon State Law Library, Oregon Supreme Court building, 1163 State Street, Salem

OWLS-Mary Leonard Chapter and the Oregon State Law Library join to co-host a presentation by Ron Silver, former Civil Chief for the US Attorney’s Office in Portland.  In recognition of Black History Month, Ron will present a discussion of the civil rights movement with an emphasis on the untold story of Clyde Kennard.

Friends familiar with Ron’s enthusiasm, knowledge, and passion for the civil rights movement know what a rare treat it is to hear him speak on these historical events and the lessons we can learn from them.  Don’t miss your opportunity to join in!  One Access to Justice CLE credit will be sought.  Free to all and brown bag lunches welcome.  RSVP at the OWLS-MLC webpage.

NETWORKING, MARKETING, AND CAREER BUILDING: A SERIES IN THREE PARTS (PART II) – Marketing Yourself At Any Stage

NETWORKING, MARKETING, AND CAREER BUILDING: A SERIES IN THREE PARTS (PART II) – Marketing Yourself At Any Stage
Hosted by Saalfeld Griggs
Thursday, February 23
, Reception at 5:00 pm; Presentation at 5:30-6:30 pm
Location: Saalfeld Griggs PC, Park Place, Suite 200, 250 Church Street SE, Salem

Join OWLS-Mary Leonard Chapter and the Oregon New Lawyers Division for a panel discussion with Jennifer Paul (Saalfeld Griggs), Paul Saucy (Saucy & Saucy PC), and Catherine Trottman  (Law Offices of Jon Weiner).  The panelists will discuss how to market yourself at different stages of your career and in different practice areas.  Refreshments provided.  One CLE credit will be sought.  OWLS members $15, nonmembers $20, judicial law clerks and new admittees $10.  Free to students and those not seeking CLE credit.  RSVP at the OWLS-MLC webpage.

OWLS ROBERTS & DEIZ AWARDS DINNER

OWLS ROBERTS & DEIZ AWARDS DINNER
Friday, March 10, 5:30 pm
Location: Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland

Each year, Oregon Women Lawyers hosts an evening to celebrate the recipients of the Justice Betty Roberts Award and the Judge Mercedes Deiz Award.  This year, the Honorable Julie Frantz and Kasia Rutledge will be recognized for their service to women and minorities within our legal community.  MLC asks members of our local community to join us as we share in honoring these women.  Regular priced tickets are $95, with a reduced rate of $70 available for attendees with incomes below $50,000.  Attorneys seated at MLC tables will also pair with a Willamette University College of Law student for the evening.  RSVP at the OWLS-MLC webpage and you will be automatically matched with an attending law student.

Can’t make the event but still want to support the OWLS Foundation? Click on over to purchase a raffle ticket for $25.  All proceeds benefit the OWLS Foundation, which educates and supports women and minorities in accessing and participating in the justice system.  One lucky raffle winner will receive a 5-night stay at the Oregon Coast.