First Article Published for the 2014 Appellate Almanac!

The Executive Committee is pleased to present our members with the first article for the 2014 Appellate Almanac, a profile of the Honorable David Schuman, who recently retired from the Oregon Court of Appeals.  Danielle Lordi, a former clerk for Judge Schuman, kindly volunteered her time to author the article.

Again, if you would like the opportunity to contribute to the 2014 Appellate Almanac, please let the Executive Committee Chair know.

What Just Happened? A Review of Significant 2013 Appellate Decisions

The OSB Appellate Practice Section presents a brown bag CLE on Thursday, February 13, 2014, from noon-1:30 p.m., at Tonkon Torp LLP, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204 .

This panel on important 2013 appellate decisions will feature Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives Kistler, Court of Appeals Judge Rebecca Duncan, Oregon Solicitor General Anna Joyce, and Willamette Law Professor Jeff Dobbins. The speakers will identify and discuss key decisions covering a range of topics.

Location: Tonkon Torp LLP, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204

Refreshments: Cookies and drinks provided, and please feel free to bring your lunch.

Cost: $15 for Appellate Section members and $20 for non-members. Free for judges and court staff.

1.5 general MCLE credits

To register, fill in the name and bar number of the person attending, and send with a check for $15 (Appellate Section members) or $20 (non-members), payable to “Oregon State Bar,” or with no payment (judges and court staff) to: Robyn Ridler Aoyagi, Tonkon Torp, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204.

For call-in information email robyn.aoyagi@tonkon.com

Questions? Email: robyn.aoyagi@tonkon.com or jona.j.maukonen@doj.state.or.us

Supreme Court Building Turns 100!

February 14, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the historic Oregon Supreme Court Building.  In honor of the occasion, the court will have a brief program in the third floor courtroom at 3:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the lobby and tours of the courthouse.  I hope members of the section will be able to participate. Feel free to invite your colleagues, friends… and valentines!