The Corporate Counsel Section of the Oregon State Bar is comprised of attorneys who serve as counsel to corporations and other organizations, including in-house as well as outside counsel. The Section’s primary goal is to facilitate communication and the exchange of information and ideas among nearly 500 members through continuing legal education seminars, networking opportunities, and social events – many of which are free to members!

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for quarterly CLEs on useful topics for corporate counsel.

Notable Past Events

Deposition Bootcamp for In-House Counsel

On May 15, 2024, Chad Colton (Shareholder, Markowitz Herbold PC) gave an informative and engaging presentation on the crucial role of in-house lawyers in preparing company witnesses for depositions. In-house lawyers play a vital role in ensuring that witnesses are adequately prepared to provide accurate and reliable testimony while protecting the interests of the company. Chad used real-world deposition video clips to explore aspects involved in preparing company witnesses for depositions and highlight the strategies and techniques that in-house lawyers can employ to ensure witness readiness.

South Park Blocks Clean Up with SOLVE

On June 29, 2023, section members gathered in downtown Portland with the Association of Corporate Counsel and SOLVE to clean up the South Park Blocks. We had a great time getting together to connect, get outside, and help the community. It was a fantastic event, and we’re excited to do it again soon. We hope you can join us for the next one!