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Six hours is barely enough time to teach Legislative History 101, but you can still join in the (admittedly wonkish) fun on October 23rd, 2015:

Oregon Legislative History: Research and Time Management Tips from the Experts”

Legislators, lawyers, law students, paralegals, librarians and other legal researchers are welcome to attend or purchase the course materials.

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The OSB Sole and Small Firm Practitioners’ Section executive committee is starting a series of free or low-cost (for non-SSFP members) CLEs that may be of interest to solos or small firm practitioners. The series starts Wednesday, January 21, 2015, and are free to OSB SSFP Section members. Please visit the OSB SSFP website for more information or the SSFP Section website (under construction) for additional contact information.

THE LEGAL LUNCHBOX SERIES

The Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section of the OSB is pleased to invite all members to attend a series of free seminars/CLEs, to be held from 12:00 p.m. -1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. You can participate via webcast, but members in the Portland area are encouraged to bring your lunch and meet your colleagues at Kafoury and McDougal, who have graciously provided their conference room for our series:

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The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is offering training on Oregon’s new sexual assault protection order and civil remedies for sexual assault survivors.*

Dec. 3, 2014: 4 to 5:45 at the Washington County Law Library (Hillsboro, Oregon)

“The VRLC Portland office launched the Legal Assistance to Rape Survivors Project (LARS) to provide free civil legal services to victims of rape and sexual assault in Multnomah and Washington counties. The pro bono project provides direct legal services to survivors in the areas of privacy, safety, immigration, education, employment, housing, and public benefits. Since the launch of the project in April 2013, VRLC has provided free legal services to over 100 victims of rape and sexual assault.

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Visit our Oregon Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course Materials in Law Libraries blog post for links.

And if you want to speak out on the future of CLE independent-study (i.e. borrowed and shared CLE course materials), read OSB President Tom Kranovich’s column in the August/September 2014 OSB Bulletin.

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Notario Fraud Conference at the bar on September 24, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:45 p.m. at the OSB Center. The conference is co-sponsored by the Oregon Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association and in cooperation with the OSB Consumer Law Section. Participants will earn 3.75 Access to Justice MCLE Credits.

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will give the keynote address.

“…. You will hear up-to-date information about the growing problem of dishonest notarios, and learn about the remedies available to victims. Notarios are nonlawyers who commonly provide immigration, tax, and other legal advice to members of immigrant communities. Victims of notario fraud often pay thousands of dollars, only to find out they will never get the results they hoped for because of dishonest notarios who promise results they cannot deliver.…” [Link to “Notario Fraud Conference” information at the OSB/CLE website.]

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BarBooks™ Webinars

Join us for a free, live one-hour BarBooks™ training session right from your computer. Learn the nuts and bolts of getting the most out of your BarBooks™ member benefit with this interactive training session. This training is approved for one general or practical skills CLE credit, which may only be claimed once.

September 24, 2014, 10-11am

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According to some reports, Elvis was one of the least litigious superstars in the U.S. and maybe the world, and that most Elvis litigation occurred after his death. Whether or not that is so, we still have to say to the King of Kings (ur, sorry, Bruce):

Happy Birthday, Elvis!

In 2011, Legal Aid of East Tennessee held a CLE on “Elvis Law. The state and federal cases dealing with the late king of rock `n’ roll.

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The following Oregon law libraries have a selection of credit-worthy Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course materials available for members of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) and others who can use the CLE course materials to fulfill their own profession’s CE requirements.

Some of the County Law Libraries have very short (3 to 5-day) attorney CLE check-out periods in November and December and each has law library has its own circulation (book check-out) policy.

Please call ahead (or check websites) to confirm title availability, checkout rules, and law library hours.