Coming Soon – A New Temporary ORAP

At our recent Oregon Court of Appeals Update CLE, the court alerted all attendees to a proposed temporary ORAP related to unpublished or non-precedential opinions that is currently being drafted. It will be made available for public comment in the next few months. We will post a link to the proposed text when it becomes available

Oregon Court of Appeals Update CLE

Join current Chief Judge Jim Egan, incoming-Chief Judge Erin Lagesen, and other judges from the Oregon Court of Appeals for an update on the state of the court and court operations. This seminar is designed for attorneys at all levels of experience. Time will be left at the end for questions, which are strongly encouraged.

Registration:

The program is free, but registration is required. Click here to register. (Note: attendees must register by noon on Thursday, November 18.)

 Please make sure to click “Register” then click on “View Cart” at the top right of your screen, then click “Checkout” in order to make sure your registration is complete. If you do not receive an automated email confirmation and receipt then you did not register correctly, contact the CLE service center for assistance.

For questions regarding the Zoom meeting link, please contact Devin Clancy, [email protected].

For registration questions, please contact the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or [email protected].

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Fall CLE: New Perspectives from the Oregon Appellate Courts

New Perspectives from the Oregon Appellate Courts

Speakers:
Chief Justice Martha Walters, Oregon Supreme Court
Judge Jacqueline Kamins, Oregon Court of Appeals
Judge Jodie Mooney, Oregon Court of Appeals
Appellate Commissioner Theresa Kidd, Oregon Appellate Courts

Moderators: Nadia Dahab, Anna Joyce, and Robert Koch

Please join us to hear from Chief Justice Walters and some of our newest members of the Oregon appellate courts.  This CLE will feature moderated conversations with our presenters and an opportunity for you to ask questions about the state of the courts, appellate practice in the pandemic and post-pandemic world, and other pressing matters facing our appellate court system.  Please join us!

MCLE Credit:      1.5 General CLE Credits (pending)
Date:                     October 28, 2021
Time:                    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Where:                ONLINE
Cost:                      FREE

Meeting links will be provided the day before the event. This event is generously hosted by Markowitz Herbold PC.  *This seminar will be recorded, registrants will receive a link to the recorded version after the event.

We’re seeking questions and discussion topics! If you have questions you’d like to have addressed by our presenters at this CLE, please send them to us in advance. Please send questions to Anna Joyce, [email protected].  (Note: the deadline for questions is 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 21.)

Registration:
The program is free, but registration is required. Click here to register. (Note: attendees must register by noon on Wednesday, October 27.)

Please make sure to click “Register” then click on “View Cart” at the top right of your screen, then click “Checkout” in order to make sure your registration is complete. If you do not receive an automated email confirmation and receipt then you did not register correctly, contact the CLE service center for assistance.

For questions regarding the meeting link, please contact Tami Hall, [email protected].  For registration questions, please contact the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or [email protected].

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Current Statewide Judicial Orders

The following statewide judicial orders are currently in effect:

The 2020 Oregon Appellate Almanac is live!

Just under the wire, our 2020 Oregon Appellate Almanac has something for everyone.  It exemplifies the description on the Almanac’s cover: “A Collection of Highly Specific Scholarship, Exuberant Wordplay, and Fond Memories.”  You can read it (and all previous volumes of the Almanac) on our Almanac page.  Please send your comments, questions, and submissions for the 2021 Appellate Almanac to the editor at [email protected].

Enjoy!

Oregon Appellate Courts Amend Rules of Appellate Procedure, Effective Jan 1

The Oregon Supreme Court and Oregon Court of Appeals have approved a package of permanent amendments to the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (ORAP).  The amendments, which were prepared by the ORAP Committee, will become effective January 1, 2021.

The Chief Justice Order / Chief Judge Order adopting those amendments is available online at:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/appellate/rules/Pages/orap.aspx  (“CJO 20-042/CJO 20-05 Order Adopting Permanent Amendments to ORAP”)

and at:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/publications/other/Pages/misc.aspx  (“Adoption of Amendments to the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (Advance Sheets 25)”)

A clean version of the ORAPs incorporating those amendments will be posted in December.

For questions, please contact the ORAP Committee at [email protected].

APS Business Mtg, State of the Courts Update, and CLE on Hans Linde: Nov 5

The Appellate Practice Section invites you to attend remotely their 2020 Annual Business Meeting, State of the Courts Update and CLE.

Note:  Voting for the business meeting will occur online before the meeting.  For more information, see this post TK.

Date and Time: Thursday, November 5, 2020, 3-5 p.m.

Webinar format (login instructions will be sent the day before the program).

Agenda:

  • Annual Business Meeting
  • State of the Courts Update by Chief Justice Walters and Chief Judge Egan
  • Panel Discussion: “First Things First: The Legacy of Justice Linde and State Constitutionalism”

*1.25-hour CLE credit will be requested.

The program is free, but registration is required. Click here to register. Participants must register by noon on Wednesday, November 4 in order to receive the meeting link.

PLEASE NOTE: Information for participating in the Annual Meeting portion of the event is posted on our website here.

For questions related to the meeting link please contact Derek Green, [email protected].

For registration questions please contact the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or [email protected]

Appellate Practice Section 2020 Annual Meeting Notice

The annual meeting of the OSB Appellate Section will be conducted via electronic ballot. The survey will remain open until Wednesday, November 4 and space for write-in nominations will be provided. To place your vote on the 2021 Executive Committee slate, follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021AppellatePracticeSlate.

We will announce the results of the vote at the sections CLE program on November 5 at 3:00 pm. To register for the CLE, “First Things First: The Legacy of Justice Hans Linde and State Constitutionalism,” click here.

Officers

Terms ending December 31, 2021

  • Chair: Beth Cupani
  • Chair-Elect: Nadia Dahab
  • Past-Chair: Christine Moore
  • Secretary: Nora Coon
  • Treasurer: Anna Joyce

Members-at-Large

Terms ending December 31, 2022

  • Jason Specht
  • Anit Jindal
  • Tiffany Keast
  • Nathan Robert Morales

Members previously elected to the executive committee and continuing through December 31, 2021, include:

  • Jason Weber
  • Robert Koch
  • E Nani Apo
  • Ivan Resendiz Gutierrez
  • Renata A. Gowie
  • Laura Graser
  • Alycia N. Sykora
  • Jeffrey Armistead

If you would like to request accommodations for a bar meeting or event, please contact Natalie Batiste at [email protected] as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

Partial Closure of Oregon Appellate Courts and Tax Court for Mon, Sept 14

Chief Justice Martha Walters has entered CJO 20-037 directing that the Oregon Supreme Court, Oregon Court of Appeals, and Oregon Tax Court be partially closed on Monday, September 14, due to continuing air quality issues in Salem.

The order provides in part:

1.This order applies to the described court operations in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the Tax Court, and OSCA (Salem locations only), on September 14, 2020.

 

2.The courts are closed, within the meaning of ORS 1.060(3) and ORS 174.120(2), for the following purposes: staffing public counters, answering telephones, and filing documents. This closure has no impact to eFiling systems, remote access to case records, or issuance of decisions.

 

3.This order documents the effect that the partial closure described in paragraph 2 has on any statutory time limitation that applies to any filing on September 14, 2020, regardless of the manner of submission.

 

4.The following previously scheduled events shall proceed as planned, to be conducted via remote means, within the meaning of Chief Justice Order 20-016, paragraph 1.e.:

 

a.Tax Court case management conferences.

 

5.This order is not a court closure for employees of the Oregon Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Court, and OSCA (Salem locations only) who are authorized to work remotely or onsite.

The partial closing is noted on the Supreme Court’s webpage at https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/appellate/supreme/Pages/default.aspx and should be posted by Monday morning on the OJD’s “2020 Fire Information and Court Operations ” page:  https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/Pages/2020FireInfo.aspx