November Luncheon with David Lat, founder and managing editor of Above the Law – CourtCare Annual Drive

Blogging the Judiciary: The Impact of Blogs on the Law 

by David Lat 


Please join us Thursday, November 17, 2011, for our monthly luncheon.  We will be privileged to hear from David Lat, founder and managing editor of Above the Law.  His topic will be “Blogging the Judiciary: The Impact of Blogs on the Law.”  Mr. Lat’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New York Observer, Washingtonian magazine, and New York magazine, among other publications.  Prior to his entry into the media world, Mr. Lat worked as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, in New York; and a law clerk to Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  We look forward to hearing from Mr. Lat!


DATE:     Thursday, November 17, 2011

TIME:       12:00
PLACE:   University Club, 1225 SW 6th Avenue, Portland

COST:     $18 Members/Govt Attys/Public Attys; $20 Nonmembers



Please RSVP and specify either vegetarian or meat lunch to Connie VanCleave,, or (503) 205-2304.


Please send your check, payable to the FBA, to FBA Oregon Chapter, c/o Connie VanCleave, Miller Nash, 3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower, 111 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204, or pay at the door.



At our November luncheon, we will also be collecting items for the annual drive to support Courtcare Please bring any of the following items with you to the November lunch:

Children’s videos and music CDs
Magnadoodles – magnetic drawing boards
Duplo block accessories – for Duplo blocks
Hot Wheels race track
Soft Zoo animals
Baby Doll clothes
Bean bag chair
New and gently used books – for preschool age children
Gift Cards to: Toys R Us, Target or Finnegan’s
Children’s clothing – infant sizes to 4T *especially pants & boys underwear
Checks made out to Volunteers of America – CourtCare (or put CourtCare in the memo line).


Nov 17 2011 – 12:00pm


University Club, 1225 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR

Connie VanCleave,, 503-205-2304

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