Polk County eCourt Demonstration {Odyssey} | Friday, November 22

Polk County eCourt Demonstration

  Please join us on

Friday, November 22, 2013

At 3:00pm

in courtroom #1

 For an overview of things to come when we go-live with our new system Odyssey

 Refreshments will be served

Courthouse Connection’s | Holiday Social Event | Thursday, December 5

The Mary Leonard Law Society & Marion County Bar Association

Invite you to join us for the Courthouse Connection’s  Holiday Social Event

An informal gathering of judges, attorneys and law clerks to discuss the practice of law in our courts and community.

MLLS is joining with the MCBA to collect toys for “Santa Central.” Make a foster child’s holiday special by bringing a gift to the Courthouse Connection’s Holiday Social Event! The wish list includes: Lego sets; DS games for the younger kids; Disney toys and merchandise, including current Disney DVDs; gift cards; and nearly any other popular toy. Please don’t wrap the gifts. If you don’t have time to shop, checks can be made payable to “Santa Central.”

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Marion County Courthouse
Jury Assembly Room, 5th Floor
Hosted by Presiding Judge Jamese Rhoades
Noon – 1 pm

Refreshments generously provided by Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP.
For more information: http://www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

2013 MCBA Memorial Service | November 15, 2013

The 2013 Biennial MCBA Memorial Service 
November 15, 2013 
1:30-3:30pm
Marion County Court House Courtroom 2-A
100 High St. NE, Salem, Oregon

At this memorial service, the Marion County Bar Association recognizes members that have passed in the past two years for their significance to the Salem legal community.  Families of deceased members are invited to attend this ceremony.

This Memorial will honor the following deceased members:
Jerry Watson
Supreme Court Justice Ralph Holman
Lester Seto

If you are aware of any other members who have passed and should be included in this list please contact Ryan W. Collier, ryan@collier-law.com; 503-485-7224.

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

2013 New Admittee Luncheon | Thursday November 7

Please join the Mary Leonard Law Society for our
2013 New Admittee Luncheon

featuring Oregon Speaker of the House Tina Kotek!

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Noon – 1:00 pm
Gamberetti’s Italian Restaurant

325 High Street SE in Salem

General Admission: $25, paid at the door
Spring and summer 2013 admittees to the Oregon Bar: FREE

Preregistration by November 1 is strongly encouraged to ensure that we can provide an accurate headcount to the restaurant.

Check-in will start at 11:45, followed by the featured program ending at 1:00.

Registration form


OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST

  • Networking for Women at All Career Stages, a panel discussion.

Thursday, October 24, noon – 1:00 pm, Oregon Civic Justice Center at Willamette University, 790 State Street, SE, Presented by Mary Leonard Law Society in association with Willamette University College of Law (WUCL) Placement Office.

Panel will discuss tips and strategies that women can use to network effectively, market ourselves, and self-promote at all levels of our careers. Our distinguished panel will include Stephanie Palmblad, associate attorney with Collier Law; Vanessa A. Nordyke, Assistant Attorney General in the Trial Division at the Oregon Department of Justice; Martha Pagel, shareholder and leader of the Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources practice group at Schwabe, Williamson& Wyatt; and Debra Ringold, Dean and JELD-WEN Professor of Free Enterprise at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University.

This a free event and brown bag lunches are welcome! RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org.

  • Queen’s Bench New Admittee Luncheon

Tuesday, November 12th at The Governor Hotel, 614 SW 11th Avenue in downtown Portland.

Not in Salem for the MLLS New Admittee Luncheon? No problem, the Portland OWLS Chapter, Queen’s Bench, has a new admittee luncheon too! Guest Speaker: Mariann Hyland, OSB Director of Diversity & Inclusion, will speak about emerging issues around diversity and the opportunities created by the new marketplace. General admission is $20, law student admission is $15.

RSVP on or before Nov. 6 by completing the online form

Teen Court Luncheon | Thursday October 17, 12:00-1:00

Teen Court Luncheon

Please be our guest for lunch to see how young lives are transformed through the privately funded teen
court diversion program coordinated by the Boys & Girls Club.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Boys & Girls Club – Knudson Branch
1395 Summer Street NE – Salem, OR 97301

RSVP to reserve your seat:
Kari Roberts (503) 581-7383 ext. 31 -or- kroberts@bgc-salem.org

LUNCHEON SPONSORED BY:
Ferder, Casebeer, French & Thompson, LLP

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
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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

Oregon Department of Justice Job Openings – Civil Rights Section and Civil Recovery Section

The Oregon Department of Justice has two vacancies; one in the Civil Rights Section and one in the Civil Recovery Section.

Applications are due by September 27, 2013.

Interested applicants should visit www.doj.state.or.us/career/pages/current.aspx for more information.

Dansette