🔳 Sheila M. Blackford 🔳  

Confidential help resolving conflicts within your law firm before they become costly litigation.

Just for Oregon Lawyers


 

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Sheila Blackford is no stranger to the Oregon legal community. She has cheerfully served Oregon lawyers as a Practice Management Attorney with the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund with intelligence, compassion, and wit from 2005 until her retirement in June 2021. Over these 16 years she has gained valuable experience helping lawyers during times of high stress at their law firms arising when co‏nflicts and communication breakdowns threaten to escalate into heated adversarial positions. The practice of law is stressful enough!  Could you use some confidential help resolving conflicts within your firm before they become costly litigation? Sheila is available as a facilitator, mediator, and arbitrator for resolving disputes just for Oregon lawyers.

EDUCATION

🔳 Mills College, Bachelor of Arts, English

🔳 Sonoma State University, Teacher Education Credentials

🔳 McGeorge School of Law, Juris Doctor, Tax Law Concentration

PROFESSIONAL 

🔳 Oregon State Bar # 002062

🔳 Multnomah County Bar

🔳  American Bar Association
     ▪️ Center for Professional Responsibility     
     ▪️Senior Lawyers Division
     
     ▪️Law Practice Division, Law Firm Management Interest Group

🔳 American Bar Foundation, Fellow

🔳 Triage Cancer Legal Advisory Council, Member

🔳 ArbitratorFINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 

🔳 Former Editor-in-Chief Law Practice, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division

🔳 Former Adjunct Professor of Law Practice Management, University of Oregon School of Law

🔳 Former Adjunct Professor of Law Practice Management, Lewis & Clark Law School

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

🔲  Author of Trust Accounting in One Hour for Lawyers, published by ABA

🔲  Co-author of Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers, published by ABA

🔲 Contributing Author of Flying Solo, published by ABA

🔲 Contributing Author of Fee Agreement Compendium, published by OSB

JEL23652-Blackford, Sheila P3 (2)                                                    👩🏻‍🏫 Editor-in-Chief of Law Practice magazine                                                                              

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Kudos if you were at this PLF CLE!

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Sheila enjoying quality time with Alula, her equine partner since 2008. 

2020-10-21 17.15.34Contact: SBlackford@oregonwisecounsel.com 🔹 (971) 600-1720                            

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