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CLE: Bench Trials, Short Evidentiary Hearings & Vouching - Practical Tips from the Bench
October 20, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Teleconference

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The Oregon State Bar Litigation Section includes civil, criminal and specialty practice litigators within the Oregon State Bar. The Section is the largest within the Bar, and provides services to its members through periodic CLE presentations (including the annual Litigation Institute and Retreat at Skamania Lodge and the biennial practical skills CLE, Fundamentals of Oregon Civil Trial Procedure), as well as publication of the Litigation Journal three times a year. The Litigation Journal provides timely articles and case notes of interest to Oregon litigators. The Litigation Section is committed to professional education, development and collegiality. An annual highlight is presentation of the Owen M. Panner Professionalism Award at the Institute and Retreat. This award is given to a member of the bench or bar who exemplifies the highest professional standards and values. Membership in the Section is open to any Bar member with an interest in litigation. Annual dues are $30.

If you'd like to join the Litigation Section, contact Sarah Hackbart at the Oregon State Bar, 503-620-0222 (or 800-452-8260), extension 385, or email her at shackbart@osbar.org.

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Judge's Corner (September 1, 2014)

Visit the Judge's Corner for monthly articles by Oregon judges about litigation tips and issues related to trial practice. September's featured Judge is the Hon. Katherine Tennyson discussing Court Trials - A Jury of One.

 

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Bench Trials, Short Evidentiary Hearings & Vouching - Practical Tips from the Bench

October 20, 2014

A quarterly teleconference brought to you by the OSB Litigation Section

Date: October 20, 2014
Time: Noon to 1PM

One CLE credit will be requested for this free audio-only program

Looking to improve your courtroom skills and build credibility in court? Join this free one-hour teleconference and hear three of your Oregon judges present the following:

  • A nuts-and-bolts primer for newer lawyers and a refresher for more experienced lawyers on effectively trying a case to the bench and how to best handle a short evidentiary hearing.

  • A discussion regarding the evolving area of vouching as it applies in civil litigation.

Our speakers are Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Katherine Tennyson, Linn County Circuit Court Judge Daniel R. Murphy and Lane County Circuit Court Judge Jay McAlpin. Their recent articles regarding the teleconference topics of bench trials, short evidentiary hearings and vouching may be found in the "Judge's Corner" on the Litigation Section website at http://www.osblitigation.com/judgescorner.php.

Don't miss this opportunity to improve your courtroom skills! To register, please complete the online registration form below. Conference call-in information will be sent to registrants.

Watch for upcoming quarterly teleconferences, and visit the Litigation Section website each month to check the Judge's Corner for new articles.

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