oregon state bar business law section mission:

To provide excellent service to the diverse group of business law practitioners throughout the State of Oregon by

  • providing regular, timely and useful information about the practice of business law
  • promoting good business lawyering and professionalism
  • fostering communication and networking among our members
  • advocating improvement of business law
  • supporting Oregon's business infrastructure and business community

CLE: Limitations on Closely Held Company Owners
This program provides you with a guide to designing and drafting business and employment agreements and policies to protect closely held companies from unfair competition from departing partners.
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CLE: Reimagining the UCC in Your Practice
How do you take one of the most complicated bodies of law in the U.S.—the Uniform Commercial Code—and make it not only comprehensible but entertaining? Attending this seminar is the only way to find out! T
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CLE: Trusts and the New Medicare
Recent health care reform legislation imposed a 3.8% Medicare surtax on “net investment income.” This program provides you with an understanding of the new tax, how it applies to the income of trusts and estates, reporting of income, and planning techniques to minimize the tax.
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CLE: Ethics, Technology, and Small Firms
This program provides you with a practical guide to major ethical issues particular to smaller law firms in choosing and using technology in law practice.
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CLE: Sale/Leaseback Transactions in Real Estate
This program provides you with a practical guide to understanding the economics of sale/leaseback transactions, properly structuring these deals, and drafting trips to avoid traps.
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More Events. . .

Samuel Hernandez named Litigation Section Rising Litigator
Business Law Section member Samuel Hernandez is the recipient of a Litigation Section Rising Litigator Award.
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Executive Committee Meeting: February 26, 2014
A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Business Law Sectionwas held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the offices of Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP, 111 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 3800, Portland, Oregon 97204, pursuant to notice duly given.
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Sherpas urge an Everest climbing boycott after deadly avalanche
Ethic community that serves mountain climbers angered by Nepal government's response to tragedy
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Supreme Court hears arguments on juice label dispute
Pom Wonderful suit against Coca-Cola concerns labeling of fruit content in juices
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$15 an hour for minimum wage on track in Seattle, but business groups respond
The question is not if, but how and when
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