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Queen’s Bench Luncheon
Tuesday, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm The Governor Hotel, Portland
MAY 18 IS Clackamas Women Lawyers' Wine Tour
Rebecca J. Bloom Chapter Dinner
Queen’s Bench Luncheon
Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:45 – 1:00
**New Location for 2013**
The Governor Hotel
614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland
Please join Queen’s Bench for our May luncheon where Hon. Katherine Tennyson, Chief Probate Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court, will speak about OWLS’ First Generation Professional Discussion Group. Luncheons are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:45 to 1:00 p.m. Please pre-register by Wednesday before the luncheon. Limited registration at the door, subject to availability. The cost is $20, generally, and $15 for law students. Registration is available at the Queen’s Bench website For more information, please contact Vice-President, Mary Dougherty at Mary@DoughertyLegal.com
Clackamas Women Lawyers’ Annual Wine Tour
Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:45 am – 4:30 pm
Leaving from Albertsons in West Linn
1855 Blankenship Rd., West Linn 97068
Clackamas Women Lawyers invites you to get out and enjoy Spring on the Annual Wine Tour.
$50 per person (includes tasting fees for three wineries and transportation)
To RSVP, please send your payment to:
International Union of Operating Engineers
555 E. First Street
Gladstone, OR 97027
Please include your e-mail address on the check.
For more information, please contact Ellyn Stier.
Lawyers’ Association of Washington County, a chapter of OWLS
Tuesday, May 21 from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Washington Street Conference Center
102 S W Washington Street, Hillsboro 97123
The Lawyers’ Association of Washington County Lunchtime CLE is $10 for OWLS members, $15 for non-OWLS members. Law students and judges attend for free! Bring your lunch! For more information, please contact Sandra Naranjo at 503.640.6700 or Sarah Freeman at 503.648.4777.
Annual Federal Courthouse Connection in Portland – Save the Date
Friday, June 7 at noon
Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse
1000 SW Third Ave., Portland
Judge Ann Aiken and Judge Nan Waller will host this annual event, to include a short program on mentoring.
First Generation Professionals Group Discussion
Friday, June 28 at Noon
Multnomah County Circuit Court, Room 308
1021 SW 4th, Portland 97204
Are you the first in your family to go to college? Get a professional degree? Be a lawyer? Feel like it would be helpful to talk with others who have the same life experience?
Please join Judges Tennyson, You, and Lopez at the Multnomah County Circuit Court on Friday, June 28 at noon for just that conversation. Bring your lunch to Judge Tennyson’s courtroom --308-- for an informal get together. This lunch occurs about every other month and we let the conversation take it where it will, but also take suggestions for topics.
If you are going to join us, please email Judge Tennyson at Katherine.Tennyson@ojd.state.or.us
Queen’s Bench Summer Picnic and BBQ
Sunday, July 21, 2013, 11:00 – 2:00
NE 33rd & NE US Grant Place
Save the date for the Queen’s Bench Summer Picnic and BBQ. Registration and additional information is coming soon to the Queen’s Bench website For more information, please contact Vice-President, Mary Dougherty at Mary@DoughertyLegal.com
Pay Up: Negotiating Your Worth at Work
A workshop for lawyers
Friday, September 20 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Portland location TBD
AROUND THE STATE
Cascade Women Lawyers Networking Lunch
Wednesday, May 8 at 12:00 pm
Thai Thai, 745 Mt. Washington Drive (in Northwest Crossing), Bend
Come have some Thai food with colleagues and friends!
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to: Meriel Darzen, at email@example.com
Cascade Women Lawyers Networking Lunches occur every other month on the second Wednesday of the month. Future 2013 networking lunches will take place at noon on May 8, July 10, September 11, and November 13.
OWLS Membership Committee Presents as part of“Brown Bag By Phone” CLE Series
PERSUASION FROM THE JUDGE’S PERSPECTIVE
Thursday, May 9, 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Speakers: The Honorable Alta J. Brady (Deschutes County) and The Honorable Mary Mertens James (Marion County)
Materials for CLE-1/3 Materials for CLE-2/3 Materials for CLE-3/3
Attend from the comfort of your home or office! Just call 712.775.7000, and then dial code 990709. Please note that it is a long distance number and so you may wish to use your cell phone if it has unlimited long distance. Because there are so many people calling in, once you have connected, please either hit “mute” or dial *6 (star then 6) to mute your phone. Press *6 again to un-mute if you have a question for the speakers.
We will apply for one CLE credit for this program. This is another great opportunity to hear from two distinguished female Judges and boost participation throughout the state. Just another way OWLS is trying to reach all of our members statewide!
Please contact Megan Burgess, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
CLE Presentation: Understanding Your PLF Coverage, a Courthouse Connections Event
Presented in coordinatrion with the Marion County Bar Association and Mary Leonard Law Society
May 9, 12:00 -1:30 pm
Marion County Courthouse (5th Floor Jury Room)
100 High Street, Salem
Please join us in welcoming our presenters from the PLF: Emilee Preble, Lead Underwriter and Staff Attorney; Jeff Crawford, Director of Administration; and Matt Borrillo, Claims Attorney, for a dicussion on how PLF coverage works. Bring your burning questions. This is a free event. 1.5 CLE credits pending.
The Mary Leonard Law Society Presents
Road to the Bench
Tuesday, May 21 at Noon
Marion County Circuit Court
Featuring Judges Burton, Prall and James, with Liani Reeves from the Governor's office.
Josephine County Women Lawyers
Wednesday, June 5 , 2013 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Bistro, 1214 NW 6th St, Grants Pass
Please join us to enjoy lunch and conversation with your colleagues. Contact Victory Walker for more information.
NON-OWLS EVENTS OF INTEREST
Sixth Annual Women’s Wellness Retreat for Lawyers
Creating, Renewing, and Finding Joy
Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 2013
The Resort at the Mountain, Welches, Oregon
1 MCLE Personal Management Assistance Credit pending
Clackamas County Bar Association 2013 Roast and Boast
Thursday, May 2, 2013
No Host Cocktail Reception at 5:30 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm -- Program to follow
Oregon Golf Club
25700 SW Pete's Mountain Road, West Linn 97068
2012 Ralph Holman Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
RSVP by Monday, April 29, 2013
Please visit http://www.clackamas-bar.org/display-news.asp?NewsID=32 for more information and to download the registration form.
Oregon Mediation Association’s 2013 Mediators' Choice Award Gala
Saturday, May 4 from 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
1410 SW Morrison St Portland 97205
In 2011, OMA introduced the Mediators' Choice Award to recognize people in Oregon who have made an extraordinary contribution towards peacemaking in Oregon Communities. In 2012, the Award was also presented to an outstanding group of people.
In 2013, we will again recognize an award recipient who has made a significant contribution to their community. The Award will be presented at our annual Mediators' Choice Award Gala on May 4th. Please join us for the fun and festivities!
Purchase tickets at www.omediate.org
OWLS Membership Committee Presents as part of “Brown Bag By Phone” CLE Series: "Persuasion from a Judges Perspective"
Play the recorded CLE by dialing 712.775.7099. Dial access code 990709#, reference number 2.