Any member of the Oregon State Bar in good standing who resides or works in Deschutes County may become a member of the DCBA. Please contact any DCBA director for more information.


President:
David Rosen
Dwyer Williams Potter
1051 NW Bond St., Ste. 310
Bend, OR  97701
(541) 617-0555
David@rdwyer.com

Vice President:
Caroline Ponzini

Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, P.C.
591 SW Mill View Way
Bend, OR 97702
(541) 382-4331

ponzini@bljlawyers.com

Treasurer:
Stephen Eichelberger, P.C.
19759 Dartmouth Ave.
Bend, OR 97702
(503) 585-5000
StephenEichelbergerPC@gmail.com

Secretary:
Kirsten M. Naito
DeKalb & Associates
Attorneys at Law
1345 NW Wall Street, Suite 101
Bend, Oregon 97701
(541) 388-1660
Kirsten@thedekalbgroup.com


Immediate Past President:
Danielle Lordi
Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, P.C.
591 SW Mill View Way
Bend, OR 97702
(541) 382-4331
lordi@bljlawyers.com

Upcoming Meetings and CLEs

Deschutes County Bar Association Events
(Register via email)

Monthly Coffee Hour

  • Where: Café Sintra
  • When: The first Thursday of each month from 7:45 – 8:45 a.m. 

Free coffee and pastries will be provided courtesy of our monthly sponsor. Food or specialty drinks are available for purchase directly from Café Sintra. If you haven’t had an opportunity to join us, please mark your calendars!

Interested in sponsoring a coffee hour? Please email any of the current DCBA board members for more information.

Other upcoming events:

April 07, 2015
  • Topic:  Real Estate Law: Legislative and Case Law Update
  • Speaker:  Laura Craska Cooper, Ball Janik LLP
  • Place:  The Oxford, 10 Below
  • CLE:  One general credit pending
  • Cost:  $25 if registered before 5pm April 2, $30 for late registration

Thursday, April 23, 2015: Special Event with the Federal Bar Association, Judge Michael Mosman

  • Topic: TBA (litigation)
  • Speakers: United States District Court Judge Michael Mosman and Deschutes County Circuit Court Judge Roger De Hoog
  • Place:  The Oxford Hotel
  • Times:  3:45 to 4:00 - Swearing in new members of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.  4:00 to 5:00 - CLE.  5:00 to 6:00 - Reception with Judge Mosman.
  • Cost:  $15, checks payable to Federal Bar Association, register with DCBA.
  • Credit:  One general CLE credit pending.

*Note:  Everyone is welcome to this event.  If you would like to apply to become a member of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, please prepare your application on the following form, noting that toward the bottom of the form, applicants choose a location for their swearing-in ceremony. Select "Eugene" and then put “Bend” in parentheses:  www.ord.uscourts.gov/index.php/attorneys/attorney-admissions/admissions-forms?download=320:request-to-seek-admission.  Please email or deliver your application to the U.S. District Court at least 14 days before April 23.

May 2015 (date TBA)

  • Topic: Discovery and E-discovery Update
  • Speaker:  Hon. David Schuman, Senior Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, and University of Oregon Law Professor
  • Place:  The Oxford, 10 Below

May 12, 2015

  • Topic: Oregon Appellate Court Update
  • Speaker:  UO Professor and Senior Judge David Schuman, Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Venue:  Deschutes Brewery Tap Room downtown
  • CLE:  One general credit pending
  • Cost:  $25 if registered by May 7 at 5:00 p.m.; $30 for late registration

Judge Schuman also will lead a road bike ride from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

And from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., join us at the Mountain Room at the Deschutes Brewery on SW Simpson for appetizers and drinks with Judge Schuman and the local bar.

September 15, 2015
  • Topic: "Recognizing and Representing Clients with Mental Health Impairments"
  • Speaker: Mike Long, Oregon Attorney Assistance Program
  • Time:  11:45 Lunch Buffet, CLE from 12-1
  • Venue: TBA
  • CLE: One Access to Justice CLE Credit
  • Cost: $25 if registered by 5:00 p.m. on September 10, 2015; $30 thereafter
October 13, 2015
  • Topic: "Understanding Your PLF Coverage"
  • PLF Speakers: Jeff Crawford, Director of Administration; Matt Borrillo, Claims Attorney, and Emilee Preble, Staff Attorney/Excess Program Administrator
  • Time: 11:45 Lunch Buffet, CLE from 12-1
  • Venue: TBA
  • CLE: One general CLE credit pending
  • Cost: $25 if registered by 5:00 pm on October 8; $30 thereafter
Bank of the Cascades Scholarship Program
The DCBA offers one free admission to our monthly Lunch/CLE events to unemployed and underemployed lawyers who reside in Deschutes County. To apply, please email a DCBA officer no fewer than seven days before the scheduled CLE. The DCBA does not guarantee that an applicant will receive a ticket.
 
This opportunity is made possible through a generous donation by Bank of the Cascades. Learn more about the services that Bank of the Cascades offers to Deschutes County lawyers.

  photos by Alycia Sykora

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