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Governor Brown will appoint Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Rebecca A. Duncan to the Oregon Supreme Court seat being vacated by the Hon. David V. Brewer. Judge Duncan’s seat on the Court of Appeals will be filled from the existing applicant pool for other positions on that court. More below the fold:
The Supreme Court’s media release is available here:
The full text of the media release is quoted below the fold:
The appointment of the Hon. Meagan A. Flynn to the seat on the Oregon Supreme Court that had been vacated by the retirement of the Hon. Richard C. Baldwin reminds yr. hmbl. crspndt. that he had failed to note in these pages Justice Baldwin’s retirement. In a belated correction of that oversight:
Justice Richard C. Baldwin retired from the Oregon Supreme Court effective March 31, 2017. He joined the Court in January 2013. He formerly served as a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge from 2001 to 2012.
During his trial court tenure, his assignments included presiding over drug treatment courts and Multnomah County’s first Mental Health Court. His prior legal experience also includes:
* Law clerk to the Honorable Robert Foley, Oregon Court of Appeals (1975)
* Staff Attorney, Multnomah County Legal Aid (1976 – 1980)
* Trial Attorney, Baldwin & Brischetto (1983 – 1991)
* Director of Litigation, Multnomah County Legal Aid (1991 – 1995)
* Executive Director, Oregon Law Center (1996 – 2000)
Judge Baldwin has worked extensively with community nonprofits and civil rights organizations, including the Fair Housing Council of Oregon, the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Uniting to Understand Racism during his legal career. He served on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors (1996 – 2000; Vice President, 2000), and the Oregon Judicial Department’s Access to Justice for All Committee (1998 – 2002; Chair, 2002).
Judge Baldwin grew up in San Jose, California, and graduated from San Jose State University (B.A., Philosophy, 1970). He received his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College (1975).
The Clackamas County Bar Association cordially invites its members, non-members, and guests to the 2014 Oregon Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Dinner!
20 Iron Mountain Blvd.
RSVP Deadline: October 22, 2014
- Roasted Beef Prime Rib
- Whole roasted beef boneless rib, hand carved, with an Oregon Pinot Noir sauce and creamy horseradish.
- Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi
- Fresh Hawaiian Mahi Mahi topped with crushed macadamia nuts and citrus beurre blanc.
- Wild Mushroom Strudel
- Mix of sautéed forest mushrooms, Chevre, Parmesan and aged Gouda cheeses, baked with fresh herbs and wrapped in Filo pastry with a Truffle cream sauce.
- Delectable Dessert – Seasonal Trio
Cost per person for CCBA members and guests: ……..$48.00
Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer has approved a plan for a mandatory eFiling requirement for attorneys filing cases in Oregon’s circuit and appellate courts. The Oregon Judicial Department will circulate proposed court rules in the upcoming months for comment. The plan calls for a mandatory date of December 1, 2014 for the eleven circuit courts that currently have the eFiling component of the Oregon eCourt system, and includes a transition plan for those courts implementing the system later.
Mandatory eFiling for attorneys filing in the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court is expected to begin in the spring of 2015, following an amendment to the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure. Mandatory eFiling for the Oregon Tax Court will be assessed at a later date.
Click here for more information from the Oregon State Bar.
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.