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Evidence in Family Law

Tuesday, January 24th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
The Honorable Patrick W. Henry, Multnomah County Circuit Court judge and lawyer Daniel Margolin, Stephens & Margolin, will lead an interactive presentation on challenging evidentiary issues...

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Brewery Law - The Top 10 Things You Didn't Know You Don't Know

Thursday, January 26th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
Oregon is home to more than 200 breweries which produce more than 1.7 million barrels of craft beer every year. Most of those breweries are run by small businesses that need attorneys to help...

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'Til Death (Or Otherwise) Do We Part - The Interplay Between Family Law Issues and Estate Planning

Tuesday, January 31st 2017 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
The MBA CLE Committee is pleased to present this two-hour class on key intersections of family law and estate planning. Family law attorney, Mark Barzda and trust and estates lawyer, Taylor...

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Discrimination Because of Sex Under Title VII in the 21st Century

Wednesday, February 1st 2017 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
What does "because of sex" mean in 2017? Since its addition to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the prohibition on workplace discrimination "because of sex" has been constantly evolving....

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Managing Risk and Reputation - The Value of Building Strong Legal and Public Affairs Partnerships

Tuesday, February 7th 2017 @ 12:00pm-1:00pm
Learn how aligning public relations strategy with legal strategy is becoming more important in this era of digital journalism, social media, public advocacy and accountability. Join Anna Richter...

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Post Judgment Collections - What Can You Do When the Judgment Debtor Won't Pay?

Thursday, February 16th 2017 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
This seminar will review post judgment collection methods available in Oregon, including execution, garnishment, supplemental proceedings (debtor examinations) and other techniques to help you...

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Employment Law Update 2017

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
Change seems to be the only constant in the labor and employment law world. The last year was marked by many new statutes, regulations, ordinances and cases that impact employees, employers and...

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Multnomah County Criminal Law

Thursday, February 23rd 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
Criminal practice in Multnomah County can be complex, with different types of cases having their own associated dockets, programs, resolution options, and procedural pathways. Multnomah County's...

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Presiding Court Update

Thursday, March 2nd 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
In this session, Multnomah County Presiding Judge Nan Waller, the Chief Judges and court staff will present on the state of the court, review new  Supplemental Local Rules, provide tips...

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Great Lawyer, Bad Manager - Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes Lawyers and Law Firms Make as Employers

Thursday, March 9th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
Dan Rowan, an attorney at Bullard Law, will discuss the most common mistakes lawyers make as employers and provide practical guidance on how to avoid them. Topics will include separation...

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Family Law Update

Wednesday, March 15th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
On March 15, the MBA will hold its annual two-hour Family Law Update. Multnomah County Chief Family Court Judge Maureen McKnight will be joined by Thomas Bittner of Schulte, Anderson, Downes,...

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Filing Claims Against Contractors for Residential Construction Defects - What Lawyers Need to Know from a Plaintiff and Defense Perspective

Thursday, March 16th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
Make sure you know the requirements for both filing and defending claims against residential construction contractors and learn what it takes to build/defend your case. We are pleased to announce...

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Taking Some Sticks from the Property Rights Bundle - Adverse Possession, Prescriptive Easements, and Other Real Property Encumbrances

Wednesday, April 12th 2017 @ 3:00-5:00pm
Litigator Laurie Hager, a partner in Sussman Shank LLP's Real Estate and Construction practice groups, will discuss Oregon law on hidden encumbrances that may impact real property rights. This...

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