Marion County Bar Association Litigation 101 CLE Series

The Marion County Bar Association is pleased to join with the Willamette University College of Law to sponsor Litigation 101, a nine part CLE series aimed at providing to young and experienced lawyers alike the nuts and bolts of litigating cases in Marion County and throughout Oregon. 

The series will run each Wednesday, April 4th to May 30th, from 3:30 - 5:00.  It is free to Willamette students, faculty, and staff but they must RSVP to Bill Weidner,  There is a charge for MCBA members and the public.  To sign up, contact Bill Weidner,

  • Courtroom Nuts and Bolts - April 4, Room 201
    Speaker: Pamela Abernathy, Retired Marion County Circuit Court Judge and currently with Harrang Long Gary Rudnick
  • Complaints, Answers and Pre-Answer Motions - April 11, Room 217
    Speaker: J. Channing Bennett, Garrett Hemann Robertson PC
  • Mediation, Settlement and Judicial Settlement Conferences - April 18, Cat Cavern, University Center
    Speaker: Honorable Don Dickey, Retired Marion County Circuit Court Judge
  • Evidence: How to Get it and How to use it in Trial - April 25, Oregon Civic Justice Center Hearings Room 
    Speaker: Paul Saucy, Saucy and Saucy
  • Depositions - May 2, Room 218
    Speaker: Rick Glantz, Vick and Glants LLP
  • Arbitration - May 9, Room 218
    Speaker: Michael C. McClinton, independent mediator and arbitrator
  • Summary Judgment  - May 16, Room 218
    Speaker: Hunter Emerick, Saalfeld Griggs PC
  • Post-Trial Matters - May 23, Room 201
    Speaker: James E. Mountain, Jr., Harrang Long Gary Rudnick PC
  • Professionalism & Ethics (Worth one hour of ethics credit) - May 30, Room 201
    Speaker:  Honorable Tracy Prall, Marion County Circuit Court Judge