Beverly Michaelis

Beverly Michaelis

Oregon Law Practice Management
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Oregon
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Beverly Michaelis is the owner of Oregon Law Practice Management. She received a B.S. degree from Portland State University in 1982 and a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 1986. She is a member of the Oregon State Bar, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association with over 30 years' experience in the legal field as a lawyer and legal assistant. Ms. Michaelis is a practice management expert, and was employed by the Professional Liability Fund for 20 years. (1996-2016). Ms. Michaelis practiced with a personal injury firm in Portland and provided pro bono legal services through the Volunteer Lawyers Project for over 8 years. Before joining the Professional Liability Fund, she was Placement Director and Associate Executive Director of the Multnomah Bar Association for 8 years. She is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of practice management, technology, and malpractice avoidance topics.

Practice Area
  • Legal Malpractice
Fees
  • Does Not Currently Practice Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Oregon Law Practice Management
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Providing law practice management consulting services and education to Oregon lawyers.
Law Practice Management Advisor
Professional Liability Fund
- Current
Associate Executive Director & Placement Service Director
Multnomah Bar Association
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Associate/Legal Assistant-Office Manager
Law Offices of Linda J. Rudnick
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Education
Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D.
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Honors: Mock Trial
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Portland State University
B.S. | Political Science & Admin of Justice
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Honors: Graduated with High Honors
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Awards
Outstanding Volunteer Award
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Professional Associations
Oregon Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Multnomah Bar Association
Member
Current
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Oregon State Bar Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section
Member
- Current
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Oregon State Bar Law Practice Management Section
Member
- Current
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Oregon State Bar
Member
- Current
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Portland Community College
Presenter
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Activities: File and Records Management - Law Office Management Class
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Professional Liability Fund
Presenter
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Activities: Presenting Tips, Sites, and Gadgets in 7 cities
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Professional Liability Fund
Presenter
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Activities: Presenting Survival Tips for Organizing Your E-Mail and Practicing in eCourt
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Professional Liability Fund
Presenter
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Activities: Presenting Trust Accounting: Your Financial and Ethical Responsibilities
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Oregon Legal Management Association
Ethics Trainer - CLM Exam
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NALS of Oregon Mid-Willamette Valley
Presenter
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Activities: Presented: Avoiding the Unauthorized Practice of Law
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National Association of Document Examiners
Presenter
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Douglas County Bar Association
Presenter
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Activities: Presented E-filing and E-Notice Tips
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Mid-Columbia Bar Association
Presenter
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Oregon State Bar - Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section
Presenter
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Oregon Trial Lawyers Legal Staff Section
Presenter
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Activities: Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks Adobe Acrobat Tips & Tricks
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Pacific Northwest Paralegal Association
Presenter
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Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark
Presenter, Graduate Fellows Program
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King County Bar Association
Presenter, Solo & Small Firm Bootcamp
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Oregon Paralegal Association
Presenter
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NABRICO (National Association of Bar-Related Insurance Companies)
Presenter
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Douglas County Bar Association
Presenter
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The Portland Docket Users Group
Presenter
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Oregon State Bar Law Practice Management Section
Presenter
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Everest College Law Club
Presenter
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Portland Community College Law Office Management Program
Presenter
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Oregon Women Lawyers Association
Presenter
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Willamette School of Law
Presenter
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Oregon State Bar - Bar Leaders Conference
Presenter
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Jackson County Bar Association
Presenter
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Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Legal Staff Section
Presenter
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Bar, Legal Staff, and Other Related Associations
Presenter
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Activities: Available upon request
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Volunteer Lawyers Project
Volunteer Attorney
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Publications
Articles & Publications
To Catch a Thief: How a Partner or Employee Can Steal from Your Firm
Oregon State Bar
FDIC Limits Extended
Professional Liability Fund
Client Files: Retention and Destruction Rules - Oregon/Washington/California
Self-published (SlideShare)
Managing Client E-Mail
Professional Liability Fund
Tracked Changes in Microsoft Word
Self-published (SlideShare)
Washington Practitioners: Significant Changes to Rules Governing Fees and Expenses Paid in Advance
Professional Liability Fund
Is It Time To Go Paper-Less?
Professional Liability Fund
Is Your PC's Performance Lagging?
Professional Liability Fund
Easy to Use or Easy to Lose? How to Protect Mobile Devices
Professional Liability Fund
Technology Tips: Using Acrobat 9 in the Law Office
Professional Liability Fund
Make the Right Match: What If You Only Represented Clients You Liked?
Oregon State Bar
Technology Tips
Professional Liability Fund
How to Fire a Client
Oregon State Bar
Protecting Your Firm (An Update)
Professional Liability Fund
Four Simple Ways to Save Client E-Mail
Professional Liability Fund
Filing and Service Tips and Traps
Professional Liability Fund
Office Systems Checkup
Professional Liability Fund
Suing a Corporate Defendant
Professional Liability Fund
Plan Ahead: Are You Prepared for the Unthinkable?
Oregon State Bar
Laptop Computers: Protecting Confidential Client Information
Professional Liability Fund
Working Smarter by Using Technology
Professional Liability Fund
10 Web Sites Every Lawyer Should Know
Professional Liability Fund
Power Fluctuations
Professional Liability Fund
Tips For Using the PLF Web Site
Professional Liability Fund
Cyber Solutions: Practice Management Tips for Busy Lawyers
Oregon State Bar
Protecting Your Firm
Professional Liability Fund
Windows XP
Professional Liability Fund
Frequently Asked Questions About Filing
Professional Liability Fund
Conflict Avoidance
Oregon State Bar
Setting Up an Effective Filing System
Oregon State Bar
Where To Go For Answers
Professional Liability Fund
What Will Your Legacy Be?
Professional Liability Fund
Office Systems in the Year 2000
Professional Liability Fund
Is Your Hard-Earned Money Being Stolen?
Professional Liability Fund
Pro Hac Vice Admission
Professional Liability Fund
I Can't Find My Client
Professional Liability Fund
Weighty News
Professional Liability Fund
Delay May Mean You Pay
Professional Liability Fund
Oregon Corporation Division: When Is It Filed?
Professional Liability Fund
Websites & Blogs
Website
Oregon Law Practice Management
Blog
Oregon Law Practice Management Blog
Contact & Map
Mailing Address
740 NE 3rd Street
Suite 3 #110
Bend, OR 97701
USA
Telephone: (541) 306-4906