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)
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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.

Willamette Law Review Symposium | Feb. 3, 2017

2017 Willamette Law Review Symposium: Equity in Health Law

Recent developments in federal law have expanded health-associated protections to underrepresented and underserved populations. The Willamette Law Review and Health Law and Policy Society’s Equity in Health Law Symposium addresses various equity-in-health-law issues including: what employers must do to remain compliant with current and changing federal laws, the various conditions of receipt on healthcare administrators who receive federal funds, and the required adaptations of coordinated care organizations.

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Registration at 8 a.m.)
John C. Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201) Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
245 Winter Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Register Online Now

Bar members and general public, full day:

  • $125/person, $100/person group rate (5+)

Willamette students, faculty and staff:

  • Panel sessions only: Free
  • Panel sessions, lunch and keynote: $20/person

LUNCHEON SPEAKER: Lynne Saxton
Director, Oregon Health Authority
As OHA’s director, Saxton’s top priorities are to make the Oregon Health Plan work better for its members, improve behavioral health so our state’s system works for all Oregonians and continue to transform Oregon’s healthcare system to produce better care, greater access and lower costs.
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CLE CREDIT
Approved for five general CLE credits.

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
Schedule is subject to change. Ensure you have the most up-to-date information; view speakers and topics online.

NETWORKING, MARKETING, AND CAREER BUILDING: A SERIES IN THREE PARTS (PART I)

Networking with Intentionality: Avoid the networking overwhelm… with free wine, appetizers, and advice!

Tuesday, January 17, 5:30 pm
Location:
Collier Law, 1020 Liberty Street SE, Salem
Hosted by Collier Law

OWLS-Mary Leonard Chapter and the Oregon New Lawyers Division present an evening with friends Hon. Chris Garrett (Oregon Court of Appeals), Kate Wilkinson (Oregon School Boards Assoc.), Ryan Collier (Collier Law), and Sydnie Wells (Willamette Law 3L).  Share some wine and appetizers as you learn how to use networking as a job-finding and career-building tool.

The speakers will share their networking tips and techniques, including how to attend networking events without feeling overwhelmed.  RSVP at the OWLS-MLC webpage.


Save the date:
Part II: Marketing – February 23, 2017 at Saalfeld Griggs PC
Part III: Career Building – March 2017 (date and place TBD)

MCBA Holiday Party – Third Time’s a Charm! Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

Mark your calendars for the rescheduled date of our 2016 annual MCBA Holiday Party – after the holidays this (or technically, next) year!

2016 MCBA Holiday Party
Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Mission Mill, Spinning Room
(not the Dye House)

Thanks so much to William Boaz, our MCBA Social Chair, for scheduling and rescheduling – and rescheduling again – this time-honored event.  We look forward to seeing you in January!

You still may pay your 2016 $65 annual dues at the party, or pay them now to check it off your to-do list:
Checks payable to:  MCBA
PO Box 333
Salem, OR 9730