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Managing for Better Results
Moderated by Alyssa Bartholomew, OCDLA President, Medford
Thursday, October 24
8:00a | Registration / Continental Breakfast
Lane Borg, Executive Director, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
Eric Deitrick, General Counsel, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
9:00 | Who’s Asking? Handling Requests for the “Client File” and Other Information (ethics credit)
Lee Wachocki, Practice Management Advisor, Oregon State Bar, Professional Liability Fund, Tigard
10:00 | Take a Break
10:15 | The Oregon State Hospital, .370 Orders, and Contempt — An Update on Litigation
Jesse Merrithew, Levi Merrithew Horst LLP, Portland
11:00 | Introducing the Forensic Justice Project — A Resource for the Trial Bar
Janis Puracal, Executive Director, Forensic Justice Project, Portland
12:00p | Lunch (included)
1:00 | Legislative Update — Public Defense Reform
Representative Jennifer Williamson, Chair, House Judiciary Committee, Salem; Senator Floyd Prozanski, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee, Salem; Constantin Severe, Office of Governor Kate Brown, Public Safety Policy Advisor, Salem
2:00 | Update on the American Bar Association Workload/Caseload Study in Oregon (Why & How of Timekeeping)
Ian Ericson, Web Developer, Justice Works, LLC, Centerville, UT
Sheldon Mills, Web Developer, Justice Works, LLC, Centerville, UT
3:00 | Take a Break
3:15 | Revisiting the OPDS Complaint Policy
Erica Herb, Deputy General Counsel, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
Whitney Perez, Deputy General Counsel, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
4:15 | Back to the Future — After the Six Month Extensions
4:45 | Adjourn for the day.
5:00 | Reception
Friday, October 25
7:45a | Breakfast
8:30 | BREAKOUTS with OPDS Staff —
Where Do We Go from Here? The Future After the Six Month Extensions
• Staff Track
Heather Pate, Programs Manager; Stephanie Petersen, Chief Financial Officer; Billy Strehlow, Amy Jackson, Shelley Dillon, Caroline Meyer, and Niki Gillis, Contract Analysts
• Attorney Track
Per Ramfjord, Stoel Rives LLP, Portland
9:30 | Take a Break
9:45 | Public Defense Services Commission Meeting (2.25 hours of cle credit will be requested for this meeting)
Lane Borg, Eric Deitrick, Erica Herb, Whitney Perez; Gregory Jolivette, Senior Legislaive Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office, Salem; Ernest Lannet, Chief Defender, Criminal Appellate Section, OPDS; Shannon Storey, Chief Defender, Juvenile Appellate Section, OPDS
12:00p | Evaluations & Adjourn
Sponsored by the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Office of Public Defense Services.
Program subject to change. CLE credit — pending approval for 8.5 general and 1 ethics credit in Oregon; 9.5 general in Washington. OCDLA is also an approved Department of Public Safety Standards and Training CLE provider. OCDLA is an approved jurisdiction in California.