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

Oregon New Lawyers Division Salem Fall Social | Oct 8, 5:30pm

Oregon New Lawyers Division Salem Fall Social

Where: Wild Pear, 372 State St, Salem
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Come meet and socialize with other Salem attorneys new to the practice of law
Free appetizers; no host bar (happy hour)

Questions?
Email: ErinNDawson@gmail.com
No RSVP necessary

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.

United States Supreme Court TERM IN REVIEW – September 29, 12:00pm

Courthouse Connection Presents United States Supreme Court
TERM IN REVIEW
Monday, September 29, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Marion County Circuit Courthouse
Jury Assembly Room, 5th Floor, 100 High Street NE, Salem
FREE CLE – 1.0 General MCLE credit (pending)

Join the Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar Association
for a Courthouse Connection discussion with
:
Marion County Circuit Court Judge Claudia Burton
Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Sercombe
Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives Kistler
Moderated by Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Doug Tookey

Join us for an exciting panel review of the following recent USSC opinions:
Riley v. California, 134 S. Ct. 2473
Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.,134 S. Ct. 2751
Harris v. Quinn, 134 S. Ct. 2618

To RSVP or to obtain copies of the cited cases, visit: http://www.maryleonardlawsociety.org/courthouse-connection.html
Email questions to: maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com

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.

The Mary Leonard Law Society and The Marion County Bar Association present

A Courthouse Connection CLE

Join us for a nuts and bolts CLE – discover what you can expect when the new eCourt system arrives in Marion County

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Marion County Circuit Courthouse
100 High Street NE, Salem
Room 1331

Ed Jones will offer an eCourt demonstration and answer your questions relating to the upcoming transition.

Questions? Want to RSVP for the event? Email: maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com

Or RSVP through the website at: www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

Can’t make it to the event? No problem. Check out these additional opportunities to hear about eCourt in Marion County:

  • Noon to 1:30 p.m.  -  September 15 & 24, October 10, 15, 20, 21, and 22
  • 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. – October 20, 21, and 22

For more information about the additional listed dates, please contact eCourt Analyst Andrea Nofziger: andrea.k.nofziger@ojd.state.or.us

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

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.

Dansette