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    Murder on the Southern Pacific

    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.…

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    Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta with a trip to England: September 7 -14, 2015

    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.