FBA Pro Bono Scholarship

The Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”) wishes to assist with recruitment efforts for the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon’s (“District Court”) Pro Bono Program.  To that end, the FBA created a program (“FBA Pro Bono Scholarship Program”), in collaboration with the District Court, through which it will pay the statutory admission fee for up to five attorneys per year who are committed to providing pro bono services through the District Court’s Pro Bono Panel.

Application Deadline is October 25, 2016.  For more information, see fba-pro-bono-scholarship-program-details

FBA – October Monthly Lunch featuring Judge O’Scannlain: Who was Wallace McCamant?

The Oregon Chapter of the FBA is excited to kick of the 2016-2017 lunch series with Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain.  Just in time for the presidential election, Judge O’Scannlain will share the remarkable story of how one individual, one speech and one moment in time truly transformed American history.  Don’t miss this exciting event!  Register https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ed87wjve8c17e282&oseq=&c=&ch=


William V. Deatherage American Inn of Court – Program May 5th in Medford

The William V. Deatherage American Inn of Court will be presenting the next program of the season on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6 to 8pm at Inn at The Commons, 200 N. Riverside Avenue, Medford. Please note May’s meeting is scheduled for the first Thursday of the month (instead of the typical second Thursday of the month).

This month’s program will be presented with the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The program will include a panel of federal and state trial judges and a trial attorney who will, among other things, provide advice on being successful in the different courts, the key differences between courts, and review significant rules including the new proportionality discovery rules in federal court. The panel will be Chief Judge Michael Mosman, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, U. S. Magistrate Judge Jolie Russo, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon Jackson County Presiding Judge Tim Gerking, and attorney Tracy McGovern.

The program will include a 1 hour social hour/dinner followed by a 1 hour CLE. Dinner will be catered by “Larks.” The guest price for dinner is $30.00 per person. The cost of dinner for members is included in the membership fees.   1 General CLE credit is pending for the program.

Please send your RSVP by Thursday, April 28, 2016 to corinne@andersenlaw.com (regardless of whether you are a member or a guest).

We look forward to seeing you there!