The section invites you to its annual social event at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland! The section will offer a short one-hour CLE, followed by a reception.
What: Appellate Practice Section’s Annual Social and CLE!
When: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 4-6:30 p.m.
614 SW 11th Ave
Please register below. We hope to see you there!
- State of the Courts address;
- A farewell to retiring Judge Wollheim;
- An introduction to Court of Appeals Judge-to-be Meagan Flynn; and
- Updates from appellate court staff.
The social (5-6:30 p.m.) includes a bar hosted by Tonkon Torp LLP and Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, PC.
The social is free and the CLE costs only $15 (fee waived for judges and judicial clerks)
Please RSVP with your name, bar number and a check for the CLE fee payable to “Oregon State Bar.”to:
1211 SW Fifth Ave., Ste. 1900
The Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society presents U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview. Please join the society to hear a distinguished panel dissect the United States Supreme Court’s decisions from this past term, debate the direction of the Court in the upcoming term, and provide their views on what the that means to lawyers and lay people alike.
What: U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview
Where: Perkins Coie
Scott L. Nelson, Attorney, Public Citizen Litigation Group
Mr. Nelson, a litigation attorney specializing in civil appellate practice, brings experience practicing before the U.S. Supreme Court. His clients have included a former President of the United States, a sitting United States District Judge, the American Bar Association, and the American Historical Association.
Paula Abrams, Edward Brunet Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
Professor Abrams worked in Washington, D.C., for the Executive Office of the President, Council on Wage and Price Stability, and later as an attorney for the Office of Legal and Enforcement Counsel at the Environmental Protection Agency. Her primary research areas are in constitutional law and her recent scholarship focuses on reproductive rights and population policy.
Scott A. Shorr, Attorney and Managing Shareholder, Stoll Berne
Mr. Shorr is a trial and appellate attorney who handles a variety of complex business, securities and class action litigation. Scott was the arguing counsel before the United States Supreme Court in GEICO General Ins. Co. v. Edo and Safeco Ins. Co. of America v. Burr.
1.5 hours of CLE credit is pending.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. SUPREME COURT REVIEW AND PREVIEW
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – 4:00pm – 6:00pm
900 SW Fifth Avenue Basement Auditorium
- Jeffrey C. Dobbins, Professor of Law, Willamette University College of Law; Former Law Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens
- William Funk, Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics, Lewis & Clark Law School; Author,Introduction to American Constitutional Structure
- Scott L. Nelson, Attorney, Public Citizen Litigation Group; Former Law Clerk to Justice Byron R. White; Supreme Court Practitioner
- Jay Austin, Senior Attorney and Director, Endangered Environmental Laws Program, Environmental Law Institute; Board Member, Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
People outside the Portland area who wish to listen-in on the section’s February 28, 2013 Brown Bag CLE program may do so by telephone. If you are interested in registering as a call-in listener, please contact Derek Green for details at (503) 778-5264.