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Public Speaking for Attorneys

Wednesday, September 14th 2016 @ 3:00-5:00pm
What are the most common public speaking mistakes attorneys make in the courtroom? How can lawyers develop credibility from the start? How do you keep from using distracting fillers such as "um,"...

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Complaints, Answers, and Motions to Dismiss - A Practical Guide to Effective Pleading Practice

Thursday, September 15th 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This seminar focuses on pleadings as well as motion practice under FRCP 12(b) and ORCP 21.  The presenters, Corey Tolliver of Folawn Alterman & Richardson LLP and Matthew Yium of Kennedy...

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Economic Damages in Employment Cases - How to Present and How to Attack

Tuesday, September 20th 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come for a presentation by economist Kevin Cahill, ECONorthwest, plaintiff's counsel Charese Rohny, Charese Rohny Law Office, and defense counsel Nicholas Kampars, Davis Wright Tremaine. All three...

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Veterans' Preference in Public Employment - What Exactly Does the Law Require?

Tuesday, September 27th 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn about the legal requirements imposed by Oregon's Veterans Preference statutes. Government attorneys Heidi Brown with the Portland City Attorney's Office and Kathy Short with the Multnomah...

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Elder Abuse Reporting 2016

Wednesday, September 28th 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New elder abuse reporting requirements for attorneys - together with an educational requirement - took effect January 1, 2015. Mark Johnson Roberts, Deputy General Counsel to the Oregon State Bar...

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Insurance Coverage for Small Businesses

Tuesday, October 11th 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business attorneys, as well as litigators, need to understand the basics of insurance coverage. Insurance is a critical component of company risk management - which is part of the role of a...

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Personal Injury - Maximizing Case Value through Creativity, Strategy and Tenacity

Thursday, October 13 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This seminar is intended for the plaintiff's personal injury practitioner and the general practitioner who handles personal injury cases. The seminar mixes theory and strategy, focusing on the most...

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Taming The Medicare Gorilla In Your Injury Cases

Wednesday, October 26th 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance has been an irritable 800-pound gorilla. But you can take steps to gain better control of MSP compliance. MSP compliance remains a complicated,...

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Child Abuse Reporting 2016

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The MBA presents its annual seminar on attorney child abuse reporting requirements. This program is intended to help lawyers meet their legal responsibilities as mandatory reporters, while...

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