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Demystifying the Oregon Abuse Reporting Requirement

Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: March 01, 2021
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        • Child Abuse Reporting
                - The Duty
                - Exceptions
                - Consequences
                - What constitutes child abuse?
                - Do's and Don'ts
        • Elder Abuse Reporting
                - Introduction
                - What constitutes elder abuse?
                - Breadth of the rule
                - Exceptions
                - Confidentiality

Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: March 1, 2021


Oregon law makes lawyers mandatory reporters for both child abuse and elder abuse. There are two separate statutes that govern those requirements, and we’re going to review them both in this program. Be careful as you evaluate the two laws. They seem very similar in many respects, and they are. But they’re not identical and it’s important to be aware of the differences.

This program was recorded on March 1st, 2021.

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Stuart I. Teicher, Esq.

Professional Legal Educator

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law. A practicing attorney for over 17 years, Stuart's career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings. He also provides consultation and representation in attorney disciplinary matters.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. His expertise is in "Technethics," a term Stuart coined that refers to the ethical issues in social networking and other technology. Stuart also speaks about "Practical Ethics" -- those lessons hidden in the ethics rules that enhance a lawyer's practice.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys, an adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey where he teaches Professional Responsibility and an adjunct Professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

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