SPRING HALF-DAY CLE AND SOCIAL
3.5 MCLE Credits Applied for; 2.5 General, 1.0 Ethics
When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. (registration at 12:30)
Where: Tumwater Ballroom – 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City
Representing a Veteran?
In this day and age, chances are – no matter what area of law you handle – you will encounter veterans, either as clients or opposing parties. Do you know who qualifies as a veteran and what laws are unique to them? Do you know what special considerations might arise when dealing with veterans? Are you aware of services and programs available to veterans? Get answers to all these questions from our panel of experts including Clackamas County Judge Michael Wetzel and attorney John Haub (themselves Veterans), and Matthew Byrge, LCSW, Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist with the Portland VA, who works with Veterans involved in the criminal justice system.
Data Security/Data Breach – What Every Lawyer Needs to Know to Protect Client Information
Sheila Blackford, PLF Practice Management Advisor, will provide must-have information on steps to take to protect you and your clients from hackers and nefarious sorts; what to do if the unthinkable occurs and your computer is hacked; and what your ethical obligations are.
Bankruptcy and Family law: A Mashup of Harmony and Dissonance
Russ Garrett, a shareholder with Jordan Ramis, will present and discuss both the fundamentals and intricacies of the impact of bankruptcy on family law proceedings, orders and judgments. Learn how bankruptcy can be used strategically by one spouse against another or both spouses collectively against creditors. Topics include: federal subject matter jurisdiction over property of the bankruptcy estate, understanding what a Domestic Support Obligation is under the Bankruptcy Code, what is and is not discharged, what is and is not stayed under the automatic stay and where tension exists between different types of relief in a Judgment for Divorce.
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CLE, JOIN US NEXT DOOR AT THE STILLHOUSE FOR FOOD, DRINK AND GENERAL MERRIMENT