2011 ORS § 1.550¹
Private counsel for judges

Whenever, pursuant to ORS chapter 180, the Attorney General is requested to represent a judge of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Oregon Tax Court or circuit court and declines to do so, the judge may, subject to the provisions of ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300) to 30.300 (ORS 30.260 to 30.300 exclusive) and 30.310 (Actions and suits by governmental units) to 30.400 (Actions by and against public officers in official capacity), employ private counsel as provided under ORS 1.560 (Procedure for employment of private counsel). [1977 c.79 §2]