Oregon State Bar

Statement of Professionalism

As lawyers, we belong to a profession that serves our clients and the public good. As officers of the court, we aspire to a professional standard of conduct that goes beyond merely complying with the ethical rules. Professionalism is the courage to care about and act for the benefit of our clients, our peers, our careers, and the public good.

Because we are committed to professionalism, we will conduct ourselves in a way consistent with the following principles in dealing with our clients, opposing parties, opposing counsel, the courts, and the public.

Adopted by the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates

and Approved by the Supreme Court of Oregon effective November 16, 2006

Oregon State Bar

16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road

PO Box 231935

Tigard, OR 97281-1935

(503) 620-0222 or toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260