Oregon State Bar Wins International Award

The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded the Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications, one of only 10 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations.

An Award of Outstanding Achievement was given to the Oregon State Bar for Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation, in the Best Publication category. Continue reading

New! Oregon Probate and Uniform Trust Codebook

This small paperback codebook puts the essential probate and uniform trust code statutes at your fingertips. Serves as a companion to Administering Trusts in Oregon, but is also a useful stand-alone resource. Includes significant 2021 legislation before the official release of the published 2021 Oregon Revised Statutes. This publication is not available on BarBooks™. Continue reading

New! Family Law in Oregon, 2021 Edition

This new three-volume edition of Family Law in Oregon includes 2021 legislation, new chapters on third-party rights and on DHS and juvenile law for family law attorneys, updated forms, and covers the basics on spousal support, child support, child custody and parenting time, property division, family law procedures, and much more. Continue reading

New! Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct Annotated, 2021 Edition

2 volumes; loose-leaf
1,000 pages
Publication date: August 15, 2021

This new edition is a companion to the Oregon Formal Ethics Opinions, and includes the following:

  • Annotation summaries of all Disciplinary Board Reporter cases, Oregon Supreme Court disciplinary cases, and Oregon Formal Ethics Opinions issued through 2020
  • Full text of the Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Annotation summaries of all cases citing relevant Disciplinary Rules
  • Sanctions imposed in each case clearly highlighted for quick reference
  • Cross-references to discussions of the Oregon RPCs in the Ethical Oregon Lawyer, 2015 Revision
  • Tables, subject index, and conversion table from DRs to Oregon RPCs

This publication will be updated annually with new annotations of Disciplinary Board Reporter and Oregon Supreme Court disciplinary cases as well as annotations of new and revised formal ethics opinions.

Order your copy today by vising our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503)431-6413 or toll-free in Oregon, 1-800-452-8260, x 413.

NEW! Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions, 2020 Supplements

With Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions you will always be prepared for trial with up-to-date and customizable jury instructions, save time by using instructions already drafted by the experts, and represent your clients with confidence using the comments to the instructions. Continue reading

NEW! Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation, 2020 Edition

Lead the way to justice for your clients with this new resource, a must-have for any Oregon lawyer who handles civil cases. Whether you litigate often or only try one case per year, the tools you need are in Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation.

You spoke. We listened. In response to member feedback, OSB Legal Publications has combined and updated all of the material previously published in Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice and Oregon Civil Litigation Manual into a three-volume resource: Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation. We also added topics not previously included, such as appellate considerations for trial counsel and litigation technology.

Written and peer-reviewed by expert litigators, this book will guide you from the initial client interview and evaluation of a case to posttrial matters and preparing for the appeals process. Includes citations to and discussion of over 2,500 cases and 2,400 statutes and rules, as well as 150 forms. Continue reading

New! Rights of Foreign Nationals, 2020 Edition: What to Know When Your Client Is Not a U.S. Citizen

This second edition of Rights of Foreign Nationals addresses issues affecting foreign nationals living in Oregon by combining relevant statutes, rules, and cases on matters such as domestic relations, employment, personal injuries, criminal offenses, business law, and public benefits. It includes a brand new chapter on airport issues. This valuable reference will help lawyers avoid potential pitfalls, and highlights situations in which standard advice for a citizen client might be inappropriate for a noncitizen client.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 Automobile Issues
2 Business Law
3 Criminal Law—Immigration Consequences Arising from Criminal Actions of U.S. Citizens and Noncitizens
4 Employment Issues
5 Family Law
6 Housing
7 Public and Financial Benefits
8 Tax Law
9 Noncitizen Juveniles: Special Rules and Challenges
10 Noncitizen Survivors of Crimes and Domestic Abuse
11 Estate Planning
12 Airport and Boarder Issues

Table of Statutes and Rules
Table of Cases
Subject Index

A special thank you to the following editors and authors for their time and contribution to this new edition:

Teresa Statler, Philip Hornik, Mark Kinzler, Turid Owren, David N. Shamloo, Michael Dale, Christ Frost, Bradley Lechman-Su, Aukjen Ingraham, William J. Ohle, David Henretty, Megan Dorton, Beth Englander, Carol-Ann Simon, Siovhan Sheridan-Ayala, Michael M. Moore, Lucas, A. Welliver, and Bradley Maier.

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413. 

 

Insurance Law in Oregon, 2020 Edition

• 2 volumes; loose-leaf
• 1,500 pages ~
• Publication Date: May 2020
• Editorial Review Board: William Earle, Chris Carson, Emily Miller, Ronald Clark, and Seth Row

This new edition of Insurance Law in Oregon is completely reorganized and updated, with 12 chapters covering new subject matter never before included in this publication. Our expert authors explain the fundamental issues of insurance law, such as interpreting policy language and the insurer’s duty to defend, settle, and pay. In addition, they address cutting edge issues, such as cyber and privacy insurance and employment practices liability insurance. This comprehensive resource will make a perfect addition to your library.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 Elements of an Insurance Policy

2 Reading, Understanding, and Interpreting Insurance Policies
3 Reformation of Policies
4 Termination
5 Surplus-lines Insurance
6 Agents and Brokers
7 Powers and Duties of Adjusters
8 Discovery and Evidence of Insurance in Noninsurance Litigation
9 Insurable Interest
10 Property Insurance: Statutory Fire Insurance Policy
11 Exclusions and Causation
12 Conditions
13 Business Interruption and Extra Expense
14 Intentional Conduct
15 Payment of Loss after a Fire
16 Duty to Defend, Settle, and Indemnify
17 Conflicts of Interest
18 CGL—Bodily Injury and Property Damage
19 CGL—Personal and Advertising Injury
20 Liability, Comprehensive, and Collision
21 UM and UIM Coverage
22 PIP Coverage
23 Commercial Auto and Garage Liability
24 Aviation Insurance
25 Construction
26 Cyber Insurance
27 Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance
28 Employment Practices Liability Insurance
29 Environmental Liability Insurance
30 Farmers, Ranch, and Agricultural
31 Homeowners
32 Inland Marine and Cargo
33 Life, Health, Disability, and Accident
34 Introduction to Wet Marine Insurance
35 Professional-Liability Insurance
36 Steps to Take Following Property Loss
37 Steps to Take on Liability Claims—Representing the Insured
38 Steps to Take on Liability Coverage Claims—Representing the Insurer
39 Proving Existence and Terms of Coverage
40 First-Party Claims and Pleadings
41 [RESERVED FOR EXPANSION] 42 Extracontractual Claims and Bad Faith
43 Environmental Claims
44 “Other Insurance” and Allocation
45 Attorney Fees
46 Mediation and Settlement

A special thank you to the following editors and authors for their time and contribution to this new edition:

William Earle, Chris Carson, Emily Miller, Ronald Clark, Seth Row, Jacki Mitchson, Ivan Resendiz Gutierrez, Michael B. Merchant, Matthew D. Colley, Martin W. Jaqua, Thomas A. Ped, Taryn M. Basauri, Melia Marie Shears, Eric E. Meyer, Bernard S. Moore, Robert S. May, Douglas M. Bragg, Kevin S. Mapes, Lloyd Bernstein, Dwain Clifford, Dan Thenell, Margaret E. Schroeder, Michael Farnell, Shanelle A. Honda, Gabriel Le Chevallier, Paul Mockford, Kevin Sasse, Jack Levy, Vicki M. Smith, Rick A. Lee, Kyle Sturm, Heather Beasley, John R. Bachofner, Katie D. Buxman, Cliff J. Wilson, Hilary A. Boyd, Jonathan M. Hoffman, Andrew Guess, James Walker, Erica Clausen, Katelyn Fulton, Frank Langfitt, David J. Riewald, Margaret Van Valkenburg, Chester D. Hill, Brian Talcott, Darren Beatty, Megan Glor, Hans Huggler, Michael J. Knapp, Jeremy Bordelon, Scott Sell, Jay W. Beattie, Chris M. Parker, Francis J. (FJ) Maloney, III, Scott A. MacLaren, Christine A. Webb, Rick Pope, Everett W. Jack, Drew Passmore, Steve Rizzo, Shaun Morgan, Ryan M. DesJardins, Krisopher L. Kolta, W. Blake Mikkelsen, Clint Tapper, Lou Ferreira, Guy Thompson, Richard Williams, Robert Bonaparte, Dean Heiling, Hon. Karsten Rasmussen, and Audrey L. Stone

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413. 

 

 

Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions, 2019 Supplements

With Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions you will always be prepared for trial with up-to-date and customizable jury instructions, save time by using instructions already drafted by the experts, and represent your clients with confidence using the comments to the instructions.


Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions

  • 1 New instruction
  • 10 Revised instructions

In 2019, The Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee updated 10 instructions and issued one new instruction. The committee completed its multi-year review of the disability-discrimination instructions, completely reorganizing them and issuing a new instruction. The committee also updated instructions in the areas of fiduciary duty and condemnation.

Oregon Uniform Criminal Instructions

  • 2 New instruction
  • 19 Revised instructions
  • 11 Instructions were reviewed for accuracy

In 2019, the Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions Committee significantly revised a number of instructions, including those dealing with attempt, physical injury, failure to appear, sex abuse, and harassment. It also wrote two new instructions on vouching and modified evidence. Other instructions have been updated with recent case law.

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or toll-free in Oregon, 1-800-452-8260, x 413.

New! Oregon Automobile Law Compilation, 2019 Edition

  • 1 volume; loose-leaf
  • 1000 pages ~
  • Publication Date: December 2019

Most of your clients have at least one automobile, or are impacted by the presence of automobiles in their lives. Whether it’s a consumer issue, an insurance coverage issue, or a tort or criminal law problem, Oregon Automobile Law Compilation has the answers you need. The second edition of this popular volume pulls together, in one convenient resource, chapters from several other Legal Publications titles, each of which deals with automobiles in some way.

Highlights Include:

Issues with Buying and Owning an Automobile
o Retail Installment Contracts
o Consumer Leasing Act
o Warranties (Lemon Laws)
o Unlawful Trade Practices
o Vehicles and Business Entities

Automobile Insurance Issues
o Automobile Insurance – Liability, Comprehensive, and Collision
o Commercial Auto & Garage Policies
o UM/UIM and PIP Insurance
o Steps Following Loss + Powers and Duties of Adjusters

Torts, Accidents, and Damages Involving Automobiles
o Vehicle Collisions
o Dram Shop Act [reserved for expansion] o Compensatory Damages
o Punitive Damages
o Pain and Suffering
o Mental Distress
o Loss of Earnings and Earning Capacity
o Medical Expenses
o Impaired Living Capacity
o Contributory Negligence and Comparative Fault
o Loss of Services
o Wrongful Death
o Physical Injury to or Loss of Chattels
o Dispossession of Personal Property
o Mitigation of Damages
o Collateral Benefits and the Collateral-Source Rule
o Additur and Remittitur
o Attorney Fees

Criminal Laws Involving Automobiles
o Investigatory Stops and Frisks
o Search and Seizure—without Warrants
o Search and Seizure—with Warrants
o Seizure of Property
o DUII
o Diversion, Civil Compromise, and Other Alternatives [reserved for expansion] o Traffic Offenses
o Former Jeopardy
o Sentencing
o Setting Aside Conviction or Record of Arrest

Dispossession of Automobiles
o Creditors’ Claims – Statutory & Possessory Liens
o Exemptions
o Self-help Remedies under the Uniform Commercial Code
o Judicial Foreclosure of Security Interests in Personal Property
o Automobile Issues Arising after Owner’s Death [reserved for expansion]

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, x 413.