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.

*****

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

*****

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

*****

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.

*****

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

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.

MCBA members earn a free CLE credit.*

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

RSVP to michelle@thesalemlawyer.com

*Credit pending

Discipline & Discrimination CLE & Social | September 26

Oregon State Bar Diversity Section presents
2013 CLE & Social
Discipline & Discrimination
How Professional Conduct Rules and Proposed Rules Deal With Prejudice in the Practice of Law

Thursday, September 26, 2013
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. CLE (1 hour Access to Justice MCLE credit pending)
5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Catered Social with no host bar
Hotel Monaco, 506 S.W. Washington Street, Portland

Expect a lively discussion as panelists Nena Cook (Sussman Shank), John Gleason (Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Counsel) and Bonnie Richardson (Folawn Alterman & Richardson) review recent incidents that have prompted questions about how the Rules of Professional Conduct address behavior or communications that manifest as prejudice against a protected group.  The presentation will also explore how a proposed rule that prohibits discrimination explicitly, to be considered by the OSB House of Delegates in November, will play out in various contexts.

Please RSVP to Megan Livermore at megan@oregonlegalteam.com

Cost:  $25 (includes CLE & Catered Social)
$15 for Diversity Section members
$10 (Catered Social only)
No cost for members to attend Social only
—————————————————————
Please mail payment* to:
OSB Diversity Section –c/o Megan Livermore
Gaydos Churnside & Balthrop, PC
P.O. Box 1499
Eugene, OR 97440
(*make checks payable to OSB Diversity Section)

New Diversity Section members can get the discounted price by signing up for membership at or before the event!  Checks and cash will also be accepted at the event, but please RSVP in advance.

Tuesday, October 8 | “(Top) Ten Thing About the Practice of Law They Don’t Teach You in Law School.”

Brown Bag CLE Series

What:         “(Top) Ten Thing About the Practice of Law They Don’t
                      Teach You in Law School.” – Gordon Hanna

When:        Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from noon until 1:00 pm.

Where:       Judge James’s Courtroom

Bring your own brown bag lunch.

MCBA members earn a free CLE credit.*

Non-members an additional $10.00 at the door, cash or check made payable to MCBA.

RSVP to michelle@thesalemlawyer.com

Save the date – November 12, 2013 for “Poverty and the Law – Exploring our relationships with people experiencing poverty” – Access to Justice credit pending.  Admission is $20.00 to be donated to a charitable organization.

*Credit pending