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OSB - New Lawyers Division, Diversity Brown Bag CLEs open to law students

August 22, 2012

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Multnomah County Circuit Court

The Oregon New Lawyers Division of the Oregon State Bar is excited to announce an upcoming brown bag CLE series dedicated to diversity in the legal profession.  The CLEs will be held at the Multnomah County Courthouse on the first Thursday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM beginning in September.  More details about the speakers and topics will be coming soon, but in the meantime, we encourage you to mark your calendars for this series.

 

Portland Brown Bags

Estate Planning

Presented by: Steve Kantor

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Registration: $10.00

 

Stephen E. Kantor is an accomplished business, estate, and trust attorney and educator with over 30 years of experience in the planning and administration of complex issues. Taking an in-depth, creative approach to problem solving, Steve establishes strong relationships with all of his clients, from young families with children to corporate business executives. As a specialist in the field of estate planning, he has been interviewed on matters regarding tax laws, charitable planning, trusts, business succession, and estate administration for Money, The Oregonian, The Daily Journal of Commerce, The Business Journal and a local television station.

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for

 

Professionalism

Presented by: Judge John Acosta

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Registration: $10.00

 

Federal Magistrate John Acosta has served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Oregon, School of Law since 2001. Judge Acosta has been a member of the bar for over 20 years and currently serves as a member of the OSB Professionalism Commission.  After graduating from University of Oregon he worked as an associate and then partner for Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell & Brundin and then Stoel Rives LLP.  Following Stoel Rives he provided legal advice on employment and labor issues, among other things, as the Senior Deputy General Counsel of the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon.

1 ethics MCLE credit will be applied for

 

Construction Law and Liens

Presented by: John Hickey

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Registration: $10.00

 

John J. Hickey, P.E. is one of Jordan Ramis PC’s dual-professional attorneys and is a member of its Dirt Law® practice group. Mr. Hickey’s practice focuses on construction law, design professional liability, and litigation. His engineering experience includes site layout, drainage system design, pump station design, and working as a project engineer for residential, commercial, and public works construction projects. His engineering experience gives him a unique perspective on the application of legal principles to the engineering and construction industries. Mr. Hickey received his bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Massachusetts and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law.

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for

 

Child Abuse Reporting

Presented by: Helen Hierschbiel

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

Registration: $10.00

 

As provided in ORS 9.114, Oregon lawyers are required to complete on hour of training every three years on their duties as mandatory child abuse reporters. Satisfy your MCLE requirement with Helen Hierschbiel’s interactive session. Using hypotheticals, learn what your duty to report is, when it applies and what exceptions exist to your reporting duty. Also learn what “abuse” is, how to report it and the consequences of failing to report.

1 child abuse reporting MCLE credit will be applied for

 

One of the purposes of the ONLD is to conduct CLE programs of value to new lawyers and law students. If you have suggestions for CLE seminar topics please contact the ONLD at onld@osbar.org.

 

 

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