Tree canopy

50th Anniversary
of the Oregon Court of Appeals


Willamette University College of Law and the Appellate Practice Section of the Oregon State Bar invite you to a CLE and Celebration marking the 50th Anniversary of the Oregon Court of Appeals, to take place at Willamette Law in the afternoon and evening of Friday, September 6, 2019.

First, join us in the afternoon for CLE sessions discussing the history and current work of the Court. Confirmed presenters include practitioners (Jas Adams, Anna Joyce, Jim Nass, Alycia Sykora, Marc Brown, Denise Fjordbeck, Leslie Hughes, and Jim Westwood) as well as current and former Judges and Justices (Robyn Aoyagi, Rex Armstrong, Paul De Muniz, James Egan, Erika Hadlock, Rick Haselton, Erin Lagesen, Jack Landau, Darlene Ortega, Steve Powers, Scott Shorr, and David Schuman). Some additional panel details are listed below; we are applying for 4 General CLE credits from the Oregon State Bar.

Then, in a celebration scheduled for 5:30 pm, we will celebrate the Court and its legacy as distinguished guests share their perspective. Confirmed Speakers include: Chief Judge James Egan, Senate President Peter Courtney, Former Judge Mary Deits, and Judges Haselton and Hadlock.  A reception will follow with appetizers and drinks.

Please use the registration process below to sign up for the CLE ($25 general public) and/or to RSVP for the celebration.

Event Information

DATE & TIME:      Sept. 6, 2019
12:30 – 8 PM

12:30 PM: Registration

12:45 PM: The Oregon Court of Appeals: Past, Present and Future

2:00 PM: The Best Ever Cases by the Oregon Court of Appeals

3:45 PM: Judicial Process in the Intermediate Court of Appeals 

5:30 PM: Celebration

6:15 PM: Reception

CLE Sessions
Room 201
Willamette University College of Law
245 Winter St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Celebration and Reception
University Center - 2nd Floor
Willamette University
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301

COST:   $25; free to judges, clerks and law students

4 general CLE credits requested

QUESTIONS?                      Contact alumni office at or 503-375-5304.


  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Friday September 6
12:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Register for an afternoon of CLE sessions.
# of Attendees
Friday September 6
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Please RSVP for the celebration and reception (no charge) here.
# of Attendees
Event registration summary
CLE Sessions:
General Public
Judges, Clerks & Students
Celebration & Reception:
Reception and Celebration

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