Member Resources

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Corporate Counsel Admission Rule

Oregon Admission Rule 16.05 establishes the circumstances under which an attorney may apply for admission to practice as house counsel.

You can find the rules for other states in the corporate counsel section of crossingthebar.com, a site providing "Information and Commentary on the Multijurisdictional Practice of Law.

You can also find a "States' Corporate Admission Rules" chart on the American Corporate Counsel Association web site.

Email Distribution List Information

An email distribution list is available to send email notices, questions, and announcements to corporate counsel section members. Message can be sent to and from section members.

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Useful Links

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Research Links

Arbitration Service of Portland

www.municode.com Access to the municipal codes, zoning, etc, for many states and municipalities.

www.legalwa.org Washington decisions, statutes and codes, including Washington State Supreme Court and Appellate Court desisions, Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and Washington State County and Municipal codes, created and maintained by Municipal Research and Services Center.

www.ctadvantage.com Corporate and UCC Searches by CT Corporation. Go to the CT Connections page. Once there, click on "Links", then "State Government Offices" for links to state corporate and UCC searches.

Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute.

NOLO Law for All State Laws page, includes listing for state law compilations with search function.

Martindale-Hubbell. provides access to The Law Digest, Lawyer Locator, and other resources for corporate counsel (registration required).

FindLaw, Corporate Counsel Center. Links, news, research tools, collected by FindLaw specifically for corporate counsel.

The Securities Lawyer's Deskbook contains the full text of the basic federal securities laws and regulations, as well as the principal Securities and Exchange Commission forms under those laws and regulations. The Securities Lawyer's Deskbook is designed primarily for use by legal practitioners and scholars, securities professionals, and corporate officers. Published by the The Center for Corporate Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Library of Congress, Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet. Federal/state/local.

Administrative Office of the US Courts. Pacer Service Center Federal court system records - users register & password is mailed, but then allows on-line searches at a small fee.

Bowne & Co., Inc.. A publishing house specializing in financial reports, prospectuses, etc. - SEC materials, forms.

Hieros Gamos. A legal research center.

Oregon State Bar Membership Directory.

New York Times Tech Navigator. Links page for the New York Times.

Corporate Counsel Links

ABA Task Force on Corporate Responsibility. This group was created to examine systemic issues relating to corporate responsibility arising out of the unexpected and traumatic bankruptcy of Enron and other Enron-like situations which have shaken confidence in the effectiveness of the governance and disclosure systems applicable to public companies in the United States.

ABA Business Law Section

American Corporate Counsel Association.

Canadian Corporate Counsel Association

New England Corporate Counsel Association

State Bar of California, Business Law Section Corporate Law Departments Committee

Delaware State Bar Association

The DC Bar's Corporation, Finance, and Securities Law Section, Corporate Counsel Committee

State Bar of Georgia Corporate Counsel Law Section

Idaho State Bar Business and Corporate Law Section

Indiana State Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section

Iowa State Bar Association Corporate Law Section

Kentucky Bar Association Corporate House Counsel Section

State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section, In-House Counsel Committee

Nebraska State Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section

New York State Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section

Oklahoma Bar Association House Counsel Section

Tennessee Bar Association In House/Corporate Counsel Section

Utah State Bar Corporate Counsel Section

Virginia State Bar Corporate Counsel Section

Washington State Bar Association Corporate Law Department Section.