As many as seven lawyers are expected to leave the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon this year, a brain trust with more than 200 years of collective service to state and federal governments. For more: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2015/06/exodus_of_brain_trust_hits_ore.html#incart_m-rpt-1
Read attorney Noreen Saltveit McGraw’s recollections about a 1923 train robbery in Southern Oregon, perpetrated by the three DeAutremont brothers, here. Noreen (Kelly) Saltveit McGraw was born in Medford, Oregon and is a pioneering female attorney who continued her family’s multigenerational family practice of the law that included her father Edward C. Kelly and her brother Bernard. Her recollection of the train robbery is contained in an oral history done in 2000 with attorney Diane Rynerson. OPB’s Oregon Experience describes the event as triggering one of the country’s largest manhunts and helping to establish modern criminal forensics. You can watch “Murder on the Southern Pacific” produced by OPB here. Ms.…
Although the program is designed by Oregon Women Lawyers for women in the legal profession, men and non-lawyers are most welcome, too. The group will be based in Cambridge but the trip includes a full day in “Legal London,” including lunch at the Middle Temple and an evening reception with women solicitors and barristers. For more information, see the following link: http://www.oregonwomenlawyers.org/participate/owls-england-september-7-14-2015/ An informational meeting regarding the trip will take place at the offices of Garvey Schubert Barer, 121 SW Morrison, 11th Floor, on Thursday, April 16 from noon until 1:00 pm.
OLI CLE celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta on May 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the jury assembly room at the Hatfield Courthouse. More details to come.
When Senior U.S. District Judge Ancer L. Haggerty officially retires at the close of Wednesday, he leaves as the first and only African American judge ever to serve in Oregon’s federal courts. http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/12/ancer_haggerty_presiding_judge.html