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!


The Classroom Law Project Celebrates Jake Tanzer

The Classroom Law Project has chosen Jake Tanzer to receive the 2014 Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen of the Year Award.  In celebration of Mr. Tanzer, an award dinner will be held April 23, 2014 at The Governor Hotel.

For information on attending, please see the formal announcement.

To sign up, please visit

New Oregon Appellate Filing Fees Effective October 1, 2013

The Oregon appellate courts’ appellate filing fees have changed:

Civil Appeals and Judicial Review (ORS 21.010)

  • Appellant (or Cross-Appellant) Fee $373
  • Petitioner (or Cross-Petitioner) Fee $373
  • Respondent Fee $373

Original Jurisdiction Mandamus, Habeas Corpus, and Quo Warranto Proceedings (ORS 21.010(5))

  • Plaintiff or Petitioner $373
  • Defendant or Respondent $373

Motions in Civil Appeal or Judicial Review 

  • Motion to Dismiss – Filing (by Respondent) $50
  • Motion to Dismiss – Response/Answer $50
  • Motion to Determine Jurisdiction – Filing $50
  • Motion to Determine Jurisdiction – Response/Answer $50
  • Motion to Continue or Extend Time – Filing $50
  • Motion to Continue or Extend Time – Response/Answer $50
Please consult the Oregon Judicial Department’s website for additional fee information.