Multnomah Lawyer

The MBA publishes an 11-issue member newsletter each year. The Multnomah Lawyer is a well-read publication with a circulation of more than 4,600. It contains news about members, jobs, the courts and MBA activities and services. The publication also offers display and classified advertising.

Are you interested in writing for the Multnomah Lawyer? The MBA is looking for writers and article ideas for the newsletter. Please review the Multnomah Lawyer submission requirements, and if you are interested in submitting ideas or articles, please review the Multnomah Lawyer contribution guidelines and then contact the MBA Executive Director at Our readers especially enjoy profiles of members, analyses of trends in law, tips on points of law and essays on issues in the profession.

Judges' Trial Practices Survey

This annually updated survey provides information regarding individual judges' preferences for trial procedures and protocol. The survey is available to members at no cost in the Members Center. The seminar materials and audio are also available for purchase online.

Other Documents and Publications

Tips for Better Brief Writing and Oral Argument by Hon. Donald C. Ashmanskas (deceased)

What Business Lawyers Should Know About Washington Taxes by Chartles J. Pruitt

Juvenile Rights Handbook (PDF-English) (PDF-Spanish)

Pro Bono Opportunities

Pro Bono Volunteer Form

Domestic Violence Handbook (PDF-English) (PDF-Spanish)

Tips from the Bench

Sustainability at the Office