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2017 Attorney General’s Public Law Conference

12.75 CLE’s have been approved for the full Conference (both days).

The 2017 Attorney General’s Public Law Conference has passed. You can view the 2017 schedule and short session descriptions in the 2017 Conference Program Guide. We hope to see you in 2019!

The Attorney General’s Public Law Conference, for all state agencies, was held October 24 – 25, 2017, at the Salem Convention Center. The Public Law Conference is:

  • Host to 44 workshops on essential legal issues, advanced topics, and emergent areas of law that directly impact our state agency’s ability to fulfill their missions.
  • An efficient and very cost-effective way for state agency employees to receive authoritative legal information and advice from skilled and experienced attorneys and guest speakers.
  • An opportunity for state agency individuals and teams to engage with their peers on common legal concerns.

Questions regarding the 2017 Attorney General’s Public Law Conference:

Contact us at 503-947-4540 or email us at

Free Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Brownbag Workshops

ADR Brownbag Workshops are free and are held from noon to 1:30 pm at the DOJ Robertson Building, 1215 State Street, Salem, Oregon 97301, in the Redwood meeting room. These lunchtime workshops provide an opportunity to meet with your peers and professional ADR Providers to discuss topics of mutual interest. These are live events (no call-in option) and are not recorded.

Classes for 2018 will be scheduled after the first of the year.

Resources for Lay Representatives

ORS 183.457 and OAR 137-003-0008 and 137-003-0545 permit an officer/employee of an agency to participate on behalf of an agency, with DOJ approval.

Rules and Materials

Online Course

You may also be eligible to participate in the online training module through iLearn, “Role of the Lay Representative in the Contested Case” »:

Enroll Online: Lay Representative Course

Interested in Learning More?

In addition to the workshops listed above, the Oregon DOJ provides training on a variety of topics in response to client agency requests. If your agency is interested in receiving legal training, please contact your agency’s assigned counsel (PDF) » or use the online Training Suggestions & Comments Form » to make a request.