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Public Records Law with Steve Elzinga

  • March 28, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Hybrid - Zoom & Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP, 693 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301


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Public records law govern what government documents must be made available for the general public.  Obtaining public records can be useful in litigation or for other purposes to support your clients’ goals.  We will discuss relevant Oregon statutes and rules that allow or restrict disclosure of certain types of government records, where and how records are kept, and procedures and costs for obtaining copies.  This presentation will educate you on the availability, utility, and organization of public records in Oregon. 

Speaker: Steve Elzinga, J.D., Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP

Steve Elzinga is currently a partner at SSJH, specializing in real property, business, and election law.  While working at the highest levels of Oregon government, he managed a state agency legal portfolio, crafted an award-winning administrative rule protecting the voting rights of over 60,000 Oregonians, and helped negotiate a multi-billion-dollar bipartisan “grand bargain” in the Oregon Legislature. He has briefed cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Oregon and Arizona Supreme Courts, the Oregon Court of Appeals, and the Land Use Board of Appeals.  Steve serves on the Salem Leadership Foundation Board and enjoys strategy board games, hiking, informative podcasts, and spending time with his wife Sonja, children, and their friends and family.

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Hybrid - Zoom and

Sherman Sherman Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP

693 Chemeketa St NE

Salem, OR 97301

CLE Credit: 1.0 NFPA/OPA General Credit

Contact: Michael Hoselton, PP, michael@shermlaw.com

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