The ninth edition of Criminal Law in Oregon incorporates new material on sentencing and a variety of other topics in light of major court decisions and new legislation. This deskbook is essential for Oregon lawyers who practice criminal law. Topics covered in this comprehensive resource range from search and seizure to postconviction proceedings, plus a chapter on victims’ rights. Drawing on the wisdom of the experts in criminal law in Oregon, this book will save you time and resources. In addition to serving as the chief reference guide on criminal law for Oregon judges, defense lawyers, and prosecutors, Criminal Law in Oregon is also an invaluable resource for civil practitioners who handle the occasional criminal law case. Continue reading
Most lawyer-client disputes involve fees. A clear, written agreement between lawyer and client can help prevent misunderstandings, fee disputes, and malpractice claims. The fifth edition of Fee Agreement Compendium is an essential practice tool that covers important information Oregon lawyers need regarding ethics issues, billing costs, credit issues, retainer letters, and IOLTA. In addition to the entire volume being available at our OSB online store, now there are also convenient PDF versions of each chapter that can be purchased separately–including the forms that go with each one.
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Veterans, Military Servicemembers, and the Law won the ACLEA Award of Professional Excellence in 2019 because it filled a much-needed gap in resources for an underserved population. This important resource was the brainchild of the Military and Veterans Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. The section enlisted the publishing expertise of the OSB Legal Publications Department to make this important resource a reality. It highlights the vast military presence in Oregon, underscoring the need for legal resources to support our veterans and military. It also provides information about legal rights and benefits that may alter how you practice when your client or opponent is a veteran or military servicemember. Continue reading
Labor and Employment Law: Public Sector and Labor and Employment Law: Private Sector both provide an extensive compendium of state and federal law governing the duties of employers and the rights of employees.
The first set conveniently compiles the rules and laws governing Oregon’s public sector employees and employers in two handy volumes. Chapters highlight issues around military leave, the Public Employee Collective Bargaining Act, the disclosure of information or records regarding law enforcement and public safety employees, and much more.
The second set analyzes cases, statutes, and regulations that affect private workplace rights and responsibilities. Topics include: employment actions in tort and in contract; wages, hours, fringe benefits; equal employment opportunity; collective bargaining, unfair labor practices; recognition of labor organizations; labor disputes; veterans’ and reservists’ employment rights; independent contractors; safety and health; unemployment insurance; record retention; the ADA; family leave laws; and private sector labor relations not covered by federal law.
The newly revised three-volume Criminal Law in Oregon is an essential resource for Oregon lawyers who practice criminal law. Topics covered in this comprehensive resource range from search and seizure to postconviction proceedings, and everything in between. Drawing on the wisdom of the experts, this book will save you time and resources. In addition to serving as the chief reference guide on criminal law for Oregon judges, defense lawyers, and prosecutors, Criminal Law in Oregon is an invaluable resource for civil practitioners who handle the occasional criminal law case. Continue reading
Oregon Real Estate Deskbook series is the winner of the 2016 ACLEA Award of Outstanding Achievement. It is a complete reorganization of the five previous real estate series books, combining chapters that covered the same topics from different angles. In addition, it includes updated chapters from Foreclosing Security Interests and 10 brand new chapters.
Trying to collect a judgment or enforce a lien? Having trouble locating the debtor or the debtor’s assets? Need to know what property is subject to execution? Creditors’ Rights and Remedies can help! This book contains the latest developments in debtor-creditor law and a wealth of practice tips to make you an efficient and effective lawyer. Since the prior update, substantial changes in this area of law have come about through changes from the legislature and the courts, and through the availability and growth of information technology. The 2016 revision completely updates the prior revision and supplement, and also includes several revised chapters from Foreclosing Security Interests. It focuses on Oregon case law and statutes, and presents explanations of federal law where applicable.
This resource is now available as individual chapter eBook downloads on the OSB online store.
The old adage that “it’s easier to ask forgiveness than to seek permission” doesn’t apply when it comes to lawyer ethics. Make your life easier by having these essential resources at your fingertips so you can always discern what is permissible before you act.