CLE Seminars

Beyond the Pandemic: Workplace Considerations for Post-COVID Reopening

Thursday, October 21, 2021/ 8:30-9:30 AM

Online Via Zoom

CLE Credit: 1 general (pending)

The Business Law Section is pleased to be joined by Natalie Pattison of Barran Liebman. During this one hour virtual presentation Natalie will discuss a wide range of timely topics including returning to the workplace, vaccine and mask mandates, Oregon OSHA’s recent rule updates on heat and wildfire smoke, and other important legislative updates. Natalie represents employers on a wide range of employment and labor matters, including defending employers against claims for discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour violations, as well as developing effective workplace policies. She routinely advises clients on compliance with Oregon Health Authority and Oregon OSHA rules and regulations, including those for COVID-19.

Registration Fee:$30 New lawyers (admitted after 1/1/2018); $40 Business Law section members; $50 Regular registration

 Click here to register. You must register by Noon on Wednesday, October 20. The meeting link will be emailed to registrants on the afternoon of October 20. For question regarding the meeting link please contact Tyler Volm, [email protected].  

 For registration questions, please contact the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, or [email protected].

Broadbrush Taxation: Tax Law for Non-tax Lawyers 
Thursday, October 21/9:00 AM. to 4:00PM

Tailored for attorneys without a tax background, this program provides a wealth of information to help spot common tax issues before they become tax problems. Hear a federal tax update that will highlight Biden administration tax proposals and tax issues coming out of the pandemic. Learn what every lawyer needs to know about state and local tax, receive property tax tips, and gain an understanding of the tax aspects of operating agreements. Find out about the pitfalls of employment taxes. Explore IRS and Oregon Department of Revenue collections alternatives, tax considerations during the sale of a business, and the tax consequences of remote work in the COVID-19 era and beyond. Click here to view the full brochure.

Click here to register for the webcast. Can’t attend on the date of the program? Registration includes access to the recorded version for 60 days after the event date.

Oregon Water Law Conference
Thursday & Friday, November 4 & 5
Portland location TBD

For our 30th year, the Seminar Group continues the tradition of gathering the most active, diverse, and experienced Oregon water law experts to address the issues of the day.

Theprogram will provide an update on recent water-related legislative and administrative developments, along with discussions of the key issues driving water policy.  

Practitioners from a wide array of viewpoints will address complex water supply and management challenges in several of Oregon’s watersheds, along with other recent decisions involving water distribution, water access, storage permits, and hydropower licensing.

More information and registration

Oregon Tax Court Update
November 10, 2021/Noon to 1:15 PM 
Sponsored by the Taxation Section

Presenter from the Oregon Tax Court

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Federal Legislative Update
December 27, 2021/Noon to 1:15 PM
Sponsored by the Taxation Section

Presenter: Mark Prater, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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