Category: CLE

Annual Civil Rights CLE with Ron Silver: 50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Burning case – August 6, 12:00pm

Annual Civil Rights CLE with Ron Silver: 50th Anniversary of the
Mississippi Burning case

Presented by the Mary Leonard Law Society, in association with Willamette University College of Law (WUCL) Career and Professional Development

Wednesday, August 6, 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Oregon Civic Justice Center, Willamette University College of Law

Join us as the 2014-15 MLLS programming season kicks off with Assistant US Attorney Ron Silver’s annual Civil Rights CLE presentation! To mark its 50th Anniversary, Mr. Silver will discuss the “Mississippi Burning” Trial, United States v. Cecil Price, et al., 383 U.S. 787 (1966), in which the United States charged a group of 18 men with conspiring in a Ku Klux Klan plot to murder three young civil rights workers (Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman) in Philadelphia, Mississippi on June 21, 1964.

1.0 access to justice CLE credit pending.

MLLS Lunchtime CLEs are $15 for OWLS members; $20 for non-OWLS members; $10 for Judicial Clerks; and free to students, WUCL staff and professors, and to those not seeking CLE credit.

Brownbag lunches welcome.

Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org.

Survival Tips for Practicing in eCourt and Organizing Your E-mail | Wednesday, June 18

The OSB Professional Liability Fund is sponsoring the seminar, “Survival Tips for Practicing in eCourt and Organizing Your E-mail” on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The program will be presented live and as a Webcast.

Marion County Court will hold a viewing party for registrants in Courtroom 2D.  Please contact Kayla Franz at (503) 399-1070 or kfranz@sglaw.com to reserve a spot.  Attendees must register and pay for the CLE with the PLF prior to the event.  The program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

PLF Practice Management Advisors, Beverly Michaelis and Dee Crocker, will provide you with tips on how to avoid malpractice traps in eCourt and organize and optimize your e-mail. This program is an update of “Survival Tips for Organizing Your E-mail and Practicing in eCourt,” originally presented on February 9, 2011.  Topics include: getting started with eCourt, filing documents, using the Register of Actions, resubmitting a rejected filing, paying eCourt fees, forwarding eCourt notices, and achieving “Inbox Zero” to avoid missing electronic deadlines.

The seminar will be held at the Oregon State Bar Center, Columbia Rooms A & B, 16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Tigard, Oregon, 97224. Registration/check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.  The program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The cost for the CLE is $15. To print a registration form for the live seminar or for FAQs about Webcasts, click here.  To register for the Webcast, click here. The program will also be available on CD/DVD at our Web site, www.osbplf.org, three weeks after the live program.

This seminar has been approved for 2 General or Practical Skills MCLE credits.

For information about accommodations for disabilities, please call DeAnna Z. Shields at 503-639-6911 ext. 440, or 1-800-452-1639.

 

 

Child Abuse Reporting CLE with Judge Courtland Geyer

 

The Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar Present a Courthouse Connection Event: Child Abuse Reporting CLE with Judge Courtland Geyer

Wednesday, June 18 from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Marion County Circuit Courthouse

Jury Assembly Room (5th floor)

100 High Street NE, Salem Oregon

Please join us on June 18 for a FREE CLE event at the Marion County Courthouse.

As the former supervisor of the Marion County District Attorney Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Team, Judge Geyer will discuss child abuse within Marion County and your obligations as a mandatory reporter.

To RSVP or with questions: maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com.

 

Brown Bag CLE Series: May 13, 12:00pm | Legislature Greatest Hits & Legislative Counsel Overview

Marion County Bar AssociationBrown Bag CLE Series

What:    Oregon Legislature Greatest Hits from 2013 and 2014 & overview of Legislative Counsel with Dexter Johnson. Dexter Johnson will highlight the changes from the 2013 and 2014 Legislative Assembly and give attendees and overview of the services of Legislative Counsel.
When:  Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from noon until 1:00 pm.Where: 
Where: **Room Change – Jury Assembly Conference Room (5th Floor)

* General Credit Pending
Free to MCBA members and students.  Admission $10.00 for non-members

RSVP to michelle@thesalemlawyer.com.  Drop-ins welcome.

Spring Ethics CLE: Technology and the Ethics of Using it – Wed, April 16

Spring Ethics CLE: Technology and the Ethics of Using it

Wednesday, April 16, 12:00-1:00 pm

Oregon Civic Justice Center, 790 State Street, Salem OR

The annual Mary Leonard Law Society Spring Ethics CLE will be on the topic of technology and your ethical responsibilities while using it. Join us in welcoming presenters David Madden, Intellectual Property lawyer with Mersenne Law LLC ; Sheila Blackford, Practice Management Advisor with the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund; and Amber Bevacque-Lynott, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel for the Oregon State Bar. 1 Ethics CLE credit pending.

MLLS Lunchtime CLEs are $15 for OWLS members; $20 for non-OWLS members; $10 for Judicial Clerks; and free to students, WUCL staff and professors, and to those not seeking CLE credit.

Brownbag lunches welcome. Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org.

Show & Tell: Working With or Adding to the AV Capacities in Each Marion County Courtroom, March 11, 12:00pm

Courthouse Connections Event: “Show & Tell: Working With or Adding to the AV Capacities in Each Marion County Courtroom” featuring Doug Hanson

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (this event has been rescheduled from January 13, 2014)

Marion County Courthouse, Judge Burton’s Courtroom, 1B

100 High Street NE, Salem 97301

The Marion County Bar Association and Mary Leonard Law Society invite you to join us for this interesting and useful presentation by Marion County Deputy District Attorney Doug Hanson. Mr. Hanson will use multimedia excerpts from a death penalty murder trial to illustrate how to best leverage the AV capabilities in the courthouse.

This is a free event. CLE credit pending. RSVP by emailing maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com

CLE: AV Capacities in Marion County Courtrooms, March 11, 12-1pm

Courthouse Connection CLE
Show & Tell: Working with or Adding to the AV Capacities in Marion County Courtrooms
Presented by Doug Hanson

Tuesday, March 11 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Marion County Courthouse, Courtroom 1B (Judge Burton’s courtroom)

The Marion County Bar Association and the Mary Leonard Law Society invite you to join us for this interesting and useful presentation by Marion County Deputy District Attorney Doug Hanson.  Mr. Hanson will use multimedia excerpts from a death penalty murder trial to illustrate how to best leverage the AV capabilities in the courthouse. CLE credit pending.

This CLE event is free — it has been rescheduled from January 13, 2014.

To RSVP or for more information contact: maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com

Road to the Bench Presentation: Meet our new Court of Appeals Judges! Wed, January 29th 12 – 1 pm

Join Mary Leonard Law Society for a Road to the Bench Presentation: Meet our new Court of Appeals Judges!

Wednesday, January 29th from noon – 1:00 pm

The Ike Box, 299 Cottage St NE, Salem OR 97301

The Mary Leonard Law Society is excited to welcome Oregon’s four newest members to the appellate bench for an informal discussion. Panelists will include Chris Garrett (who will join the bench in February), Judge Doug Tookey, Judge Joel Devore, and Judge Erin Lagesen. Judge Rebecca Duncan will moderate. Come ready to welcome the new judges and to ask them about their roads to the bench, early impressions as they join one of the busiest appellate courts in the nation, and any other burning questions you may have.

This is a free event. Please help us thank the Ike Box for volunteering their venue space by purchasing a delicious coffee or café lunch item!

Please RSVP at our website,www.maryleonardlawsociety.org


Other upcoming MLLS events of interest:

ONLD Salem Social
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Grand Vines Wine & Bistro, 195 High Street NE, Salem, OR 97301 (located directly opposite the Marion County Courthouse)

We are pleased to announce an Oregon New Lawyers Division social for Salem in 2014! Please join us at Grand Vines Wine & Bistro for an opportunity to meet and mingle with other ONLD members in the Salem area.

ONLD will provide a selection of finger foods and gourmet truffles. No host beverage selection. No RSVP required.

Information will also be available about upcoming opportunities with the local New Lawyers Division of the Marion County Bar Association.

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Achieving Work Life Balance: A Conversation with Liani Reeves, Roland Iparraguirre and Jennifer Todd
Thursday, February 13 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Collier Law, 1020 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97302

The Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar New Lawyer Division are pleased to bring together three local attorneys to speak about achieving a work life balance in a legal career. Liani Reeves serves as chief legal advisor and general counsel to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber M.D. Roland Iparraguirre serves as deputy director and chief operating office at the Oregon Lottery. Jennifer Todd is currently a Salem area private practitioner, with a wealth of past experience including time on the Marion County Probate Court and as a professor at Willamette University College of Law. Attendees are encouraged to arrive between 5:15 and 5:30 for informal networking over refreshments with each other and the presenters. The panelists will speak from 6-7pm. This event is free and open to law students as well as lawyers, and anyone else who is interested in achieving the elusive goal of work life balance in the legal professions! Please RSVP at our website,www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

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Combatting Human Trafficking
Thursday, March 20 at 12:00 noon
Ford Hall, Willamette University

Mary Leonard Law Society will join with Willamette University in March to present a panel discussion on human trafficking and on-the-ground efforts that are being taken to combat this serious violation of human rights. Panelists include Assistant United States Attorney Hannah Horsley, FBI Victim Specialist Erin Ludwig, Joel Shapiro of Shared Hope International, Tana Rogers of the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force, Immigration lawyer Chanpone Sinlapasai of Marandas & McClellan LLC, and Gwynne Skinner from Willamette University’s International Human and Refugee Rights Clinic. This is a free event. Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

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Spring Ethics CLE: Technology and the Ethics of Using it
Wednesday, April 16, 12:00-1:00 pm
Oregon Civic Justice Center, 790 State Street, Salem OR

The annual Mary Leonard Law Society Spring Ethics CLE will be on the topic of technology and your ethical responsibilities while using it. Join us in welcoming presenters David Madden, Intellectual Property lawyer with Mersenne Law LLC ; Sheila Blackford, Practice Management Advisor with the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund; and Amber Bevacque-Lynott, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel for the Oregon State Bar. 1 Ethics CLE credit pending.

MLLS Lunchtime CLEs are $15 for OWLS members; $20 for non-OWLS members; $10 for Judicial Clerks; and free to students, WUCL staff and professors, and to those not seeking CLE credit. Brownbag lunches welcome. Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org.

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Save the Date! MLLS Monte Carlo Casino Night
Friday, May 16
Creekside Golf Club, Salem, OR

Back by popular demand, Mary Leonard Law Society will be hosting a Monte Carlo Casino Night for our 6th annual spring charity event. Guests will enjoy wine and beer from local producers and hors d’oeuvres while trying their hands at craps, roulette, poker, and black jack. Community supporters will provide a wide array of silent-auction items, and representatives of our featured charity will be on hand to talk about their important work. Mark your calendars today and watch for more information, coming soon!

Interested in sponsoring Casino Night, contributing to our silent auction or volunteering to help with the event? Please contact us at maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com!

Brown Bag CLE Series | Courthouse Tour, Tuesday, January 14

MARION COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION – Brown Bag CLE Series

What: Courthouse Tour – find your way around the courthouse and who on this tour of the courthouse with Diane Morse.

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from noon until 1:00 pm.

Where: Meet at Judge James’s Courtroom at noon.

*Practical Skill and General Credit Pending

Save the date * Next brown bag CLE is February 11, 2014

UPDATE: Brown Bag CLE Series | Tuesday, November 12 | “Poverty and the Law”

Brown Bag CLE Series

What: “Poverty and the Law – Exploring our relationships with people experiencing poverty” – Access to Justice (credit pending) with Lori Beamer, Executive Director of CoActive Connections
When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from noon until 1:00 pm.
Where: Judge James’s Courtroom

Bring your own brown bag lunch.

***Access to Justice MCLE credit APPROVED***

Admission is $20.00 cash or check to MCBA to be donated to Marion Polk Food Bank. Law Students are Free.

Space is still available.  No Need to RSVP

Dansette