Author Archives: Linda Kruschke

OSB Seeks OLF Assistant Director

Assistant Director—Oregon Law Foundation and Legal Services Programs The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will work with the Director to achieve the objectives of the Oregon Law Foundation (OLF), the Legal Services Programs (LSP), and … Continue reading

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Oregon Real Estate Deskbook Wins Award

OSB Legal Publications has once again been recognized for our commitment to publishing quality legal resources. We received an award for a book we released in 2015. The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has selected Oregon Real Estate Deskbook as the … Continue reading

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OSB Resumes Search for Director of Diversity & Inclusion

The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will provide leadership and oversight for the OSB’s initiatives and programs to advance diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. If this position speaks to your passion and experience, … Continue reading

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Damages (2016 Revision): Later, but Better

by Dean Land, Legal Publications Attorney Editor During our editing process here in the OSB Legal Publications Department, it’s not uncommon for the Oregon appellate courts to issue an opinion that affects the book that we’re working on. Sometimes, the … Continue reading

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Job Opening in OSB Client Assistance Office

Assistant General Counsel and Client Assistance Office Attorney The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated … Continue reading

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Job Opening for OSB Assistant Disciplinary Counsel

OSB Assistant Disciplinary Counsel — Investigation The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and … Continue reading

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Pain and Suffering Damages

This article is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Damages, by Lara Christine Johnson For more information on this topic, check out the Damages book on BarBooks™. The print version of this book will be available later this year. ____________ … Continue reading

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Grammar Can Be Funny, But Not All Grammarians Are

By Linda Kruschke, Director of Legal Publications This book review was originally written for the ACLEA (Association for Continuing Legal Education) newsletter called In the Loop. We are sharing it here today in celebration of National Grammar Day. _________________ If … Continue reading

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Editorial Sloth, Lists, Etc.

By Yasha Renner, Attorney Editor It was a Friday, almost lunch time, and I was nearing the end of a chapter I was editing for the 2016 revision of Damages. I couldn’t figure out why the chapter’s author decided to … Continue reading

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Lawyer Advertising on the Internet

Excerpted from The Ethical Oregon Lawyer (OSB Legal Pubs 2015), chapter 2 “Marketing, Advertising, and Solicitation” by David J. Elkanich. § 2.4   ADVERTISING Lawyer advertising, marketing, and self-promotion have changed markedly over the years. Prior versions of this chapter may have focused almost … Continue reading

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