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Should Your Home Be Owned by Your Trust?
Apr 28, 2015
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When we work with a client to design a comprehensive estate plan, we consider the importance of owning a home in a trust. Several factors must be given weight in deciding whether to deed a person’s home into his or her trust. First, how the home is...
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DOL Adjusts Definition of "Spouse," Expands Employee Right to Care for Same-Sex Spouse
Mar 03, 2015
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The U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) recently published a final rule changing the definition of “spouse” for purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “FMLA”) to allow an employee to take FMLA leave to care for a same-sex spouse even if t...
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From Public Service to Private Practice - YLS Member Spotlight
Mar 01, 2015
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This interview was originally published in the March 2015 issue of Multnomah Lawyer, the official newsletter of the Multnomah Bar Association. Miller Nash Graham & Dunn partner Jeanne Sinnott serves as president of the MBA's Young Lawyers Section...
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Beware of Inadvertent Disclosure of Electronic Information
Mar 01, 2015
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James Yand authored an article, "Beware of Inadvertent Disclosure of Electronic Information," which was published in the March 2015 issue of the American Subcontractors Association publication, The Contractor's Compass. A copy of the article can be f...
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To "Litigate" or "Advocate"
Mar 01, 2015
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Or, "If You Are a Hammer, Everything Is a Nail"1 Surely it was a coincidence that just as responses were being received from the MBA Court Liaison Committee's survey of Multnomah County Circuit Court judges' "Pet Peeves," and as I was finishing up a...
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Winning Their Hearts
Mar 01, 2015
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This article was published in the Spring 2015 edition of the Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal. Many believe that Cicero was one of the finest trial lawyers who ever lived. Cicero published six principles of persuasion, the first and foremost...
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