Category Archives: Books in the Works

Books still in the planning stages and what’s on the horizon.

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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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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Sales of Manufactured-Dwelling Parks in Oregon

This article is excerpted from Oregon Real Estate Deskbook, chapter 48 Manufactured and Mobile Homes, by Phillip C. Querin and William “Bill” D. Miner. The complete chapter will soon be available on the BarBooks™ online library. Look for the preorder … Continue reading

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The Remaking of the Oregon Real Estate Deskbook

The editorial board for the upcoming Oregon Real Estate Deskbook has reorganized the five current real estate series books, combining chapters that covered the same topics and planning the addition of new chapters to touch on topics not addressed before.  … Continue reading

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Calling All Poets!

Does this describe you? You love to practice law and are thankful you chose this profession, but it doesn’t allow you to express your creative side. You know, that side of you that law school tried to obliterate (without complete … Continue reading

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Attorney Fees Provide Fair Access to Courts

Statutory and contractual rules for the award of attorney fees are important provisions that help ensure that parties have fair access to the judicial system. To help lawyers navigate the many rules and regulations related to attorney fees, Legal Publications … Continue reading

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The Posting Begins for Oregon Real Estate Deskbook

Excerpted from Oregon Real Estate Deskbook (OSB Legal Pubs 2014, in progress), chapter 6 Recording and Priorities. By Chas Cleveland Abbe, state underwriting counsel, Fidelity National Title Group, Portland. To learn more about recording and priorities, go to BarBooks™, where … Continue reading

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Who Wants Real Estate?

By Linda L. Kruschke, Director of Legal Publications In A Charlie Brown Christmas, after Lucy complains that she never gets what she really wants for Christmas, Charlie Brown asks her what it is she wants. Lucy replies, “Real estate.” That’s … Continue reading

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