Save the Date: MCBA Holiday Party December 5th

SAVE THE DATE  |  Marion County Bar Association’s 2014 Holiday Party
Friday, December 5, 2014
Starting at 4:00 p.m.
At the Mission Mill Dye House

Join your colleagues for an evening full of great company, food and spirits!

Your yearly MCBA dues of $50 will be collected at the door.
For additional information contact Shannon Snow at Shannon@YourAtty.com or (503) 362-9330.

Business Law CLE Series – Thursdays, October 16 – November 6; Noon–1:00 pm

COURTHOUSE CONNECTIONS
Presents a Business Law CLE Series

WHEN:  Thursdays, October 16 – November 6;  Noon–1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Marion County Circuit Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 5th Floor, 100 High Street, NE, Salem

A great opportunity for new attorneys to meet with experienced practitioners in a small group setting.

Estate Planning
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Speaker: Kathy Evans · Evans|Batlan, Attorneys at Law

Employment Law
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Speaker: David Briggs · Saalfeld Griggs PC

Real Estate Transactions
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Speaker: Eric Yandell & Daniel Rice · Hetzel Williams PC

The Formation of Business Entities
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Speaker: Gordon Hanna · Garrett Hemann Robertson PC

FEES:
$20 per CLE, $70 for CLE series  |  $60 for new attorneys (series)

PAYMENT:
Payment may be made at the door or in advance by mailing to:
Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP
c/o Bill Weidner, PO Box 2247, Salem OR 97308

SPONSORS:
Mary Leonard Law Society & Marion County Bar Association

COMMITTEE:
Hon. Claudia Burton, Hon. Doug Tookey, Hon. Allison Boomer, Gina Johnnie, Bill Weidner, Michelle Vlach-Ing, Erin Dawson

MLLS New Admittee Luncheon, NEW DATE! October 15th: RSVP today!

Mary Leonard Law Society 2014 New Admittee Luncheon featuring the Hon. Susan P. Graber, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm.
Mission Mill Dye House, 1313 Mill Street SE
$25 per person, free for new admittees.

Join the Mary Leonard Law Society for our annual luncheon welcoming the 2014 new admittees to the Oregon State Bar.  MLLS is pleased to announce that our keynote speaker with be the Hon. Susan P. Graber, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

The luncheon will be held from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Mission Mill Museum Dye House.  Lunch is $25.00 per person and FREE to new admittees.  Parking is available on site for free.

Please RSVP online at maryleonardlawsociety.org.

Payment can be made online, by check, or at the door.

OREGON eCOURT PROGRAM DEMONSTRATION: Sept & Oct dates

Marion County Circuit Court invites you to attend:
OREGON eCOURT PROGRAM DEMONSTRATION
Marion County Circuit Court will “go live” on the Oregon eCourt case management system, Odyssey, December 8, 2014.  After that date OJIN will no longer be available for Marion County  cases. The demonstration will provide you with the information you need to know in accessing Oregon eCourt.

The session includes:

  • Accessing Case Information in Odyssey
  • Accessing Court Calendars
  • Searching for Case Information
  • How to Receive Court Notices
  • Remote Electronic Document Access
  • File and Serve

WHO: Attorneys, staff and the court’s community partners are invited to attend.
HOW: Just show up! No registration is required.
WHERE: Downtown Courthouse, 100 High Street NE, Room 1331 (first floor)

WHEN:
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
September 15, 2014
September 24 2014
October 10, 2014
October 15, 2014
October 20, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
October 20, 2014
October 21, 2014
October 22, 2014
October 21, 2014
October 22, 2014

Questions?
Please contact Marion County eCourt Analyst, Andrea Nofziger,
at Andrea.K.Nofziger@ojd.state.or.us or (503) 566-3912.

September Events with Mary Leonard Law Society

Join MLLS at the Marion-Polk Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice Luncheon!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
Willamette Heritage Center, aka the Mission Mill Museum

Help us support the Campaign for Equal Justice by sitting with Mary Leonard Law Society at the Annual Marion-Polk Lawyer’s Campaign for Equal Justice Luncheon. There is no cost to attend; the luncheon is an excellent opportunity to socialize while learning more about the important work that legal aid is doing in Marion and Polk Counties and across the state.

While the lunch is free, we do encourage you to consider a contribution to the Campaign for Equal Justice. Supporting legal aid is a cause that MLLS members are passionate about and that aligns closely with our organizational goals of ensuring justice and equality in our community. Poverty in Oregon has increased by 61.5% since 2000, and we are currently 8th in the nation for poverty growth. Together, we can help make sure that our neighbors have fair and equal access to justice, regardless of income.

Please let us know if you are available to sit at an MLLS table by contacting us at maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com


Road to the Bench Presentation with Judge Cheryl Pelligrini
Presented by the Mary Leonard Law Society and the OWLS Judicial Workgroup
Monday, September 22, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm
Marion County Circuit Courthouse
100 High Street NE, Salem, Oregon, 5th floor jury assembly room.

Marion County Circuit Court Judge Cheryl Pelligrini will discuss her road to the bench and share insights on the transition from practicing attorney to judge. OWLS Judicial Workgroup Co-Chair Heather Van Meter will discuss the services provided by OWLS to its members considering the judiciary. Newer attorneys that may be considering the judiciary later in their careers are particularly encouraged to attend. The event is free and no CLE credit will be available.

Please RSVP at www.maryleonardlawsociety.org


Other Events of Interest:

Oregon State Bar Diversity Section presents: 2014 CLE & Social
Marriage Equality: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Thursday, September 25, 2014
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
The Hotel Monaco, 506 S.W. Washington Street, Portland

The Honorable Beth Allen and Attorney Lake Perriguey discuss the twists and turns on the storied road to marriage equality in Oregon and how historic changes will play out in the legal system.

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
(*make checks payable to OSB Diversity Section)
P.O. Box 1499
Eugene, OR 97440

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.

Oregon eCourt in Marion County Effective December 8 & Invitation to Live eCourt Demonstrations

Important information about eCourt in Marion County is linked below.  We encourage you and your staff to attend our demonstration sessions if you or your staff use OJIN.

Oregon eCourt (aka “Odyssey”) will completely replace OJIN in Marion County starting on December 8, 2014.

Details:

If you did not receive or cannot open the attachments, please contact:
Diane Morse
Trial Court Administrator
Marion County Circuit Court

Join MLLS at the Marion-Polk Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice Luncheon! – September 17, 2014, 12:00

Join MLLS at the Marion-Polk Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice Luncheon!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

Willamette Heritage Center, aka the Mission Mill Museum

Help us support the Campaign for Equal Justice by sitting with Mary Leonard Law Society at the Annual Marion-Polk Lawyer’s Campaign for Equal Justice Luncheon. There is no cost to attend; the luncheon is an excellent opportunity to socialize while learning more about the important work that legal aid is doing in Marion and Polk Counties and across the state.

While the lunch is free, we do encourage you to consider a contribution t0 the Campaign for Equal Justice. Supporting legal aid is a cause that MLLS members are passionate about and that aligns closely with our organizational goals of ensuring justice and equality in our community. Poverty in Oregon has increased by 61.5% since 2000, and we are currently 8th in the nation for poverty growth. Together, we can help make sure that our neighbors have fair and equal access to justice, regardless of income.

Please let us know if you are available to sit at an MLLS table by contacting us at maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com

A Conversation with the Oregon Court of Appeals | A Courthouse Connection Event

Join the Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar Association
for a Courthouse Connection Event

“A Conversation with the Oregon Court of Appeals”

Judge Lynn Nakamoto, Judge James Egan, and Judge Erika Hadlock
will discuss details of a day at the Oregon Court of Appeals. Bring your questions and
join us for this informal opportunity to talk with members of the court.

July 23, 2014
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Marion County Circuit Courthouse
100 High Street NE, Salem
Jury Assembly Room, 5th floor

Questions? Want to RSVP?
maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com
For more info on upcoming events visit maryleonardlawsociety.org or Like Us On Facebook

Annual Court Staff Appreciation Lunch – Wednesday, July 16

Annual Court Staff Appreciation Lunch

RSVP by July 9, 2014

 When:     Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where:   Riverfront Park – North Meadow

What:     Sit-down build-your-own sandwich bar (catered by Croissant & Co.) to say thank you to our wonderful court staff!

Cost:       $15.00 per person


 RESERVATION FORM

Name(s):_________________________________________

Total Number of Lunches:___________________________

Please enclose a check made payable to Marion County Bar Association in the amount of $15.00 per lunch and send this form by July 9, 2014, to:

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