2007 ORS 58.037¹
Application to joint and several liability of shareholders of corporation organized under ORS chapter 60 for purpose of rendering professional services
  • exemption
  • application to architects

(1) Notwithstanding any provision of ORS chapter 60 or ORS 58.035 (Application to persons licensed to render professional services), this chapter shall apply to a corporation, and to the joint and several liability of the shareholders of a corporation, organized by a professional under ORS chapter 60 for the purpose of rendering professional service or services unless, prior to December 1, 1992:

(a) The professional’s regulating board authorized incorporation under ORS chapter 60; and

(b) The corporation was incorporated under ORS chapter 60.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, architects licensed under ORS 671.010 (Definitions for ORS 671.010 to 671.220) to 671.220 (Civil penalties) may organize as corporations under ORS chapter 60 or this chapter and shall be subject solely to the provisions of the chapter under which they are organized. [1993 c.235 §11; 1995 c.327 §3; 1997 c.774 §2]

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Notes of Decisions

Professional legal corpora­tion organized under this chapter may not serve as trustee. Erwin & Erwin v. Bronson, 117 Or App 443, 844 P2d 269 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual; validity of partnership between a professional corpora­tion and an individual when corpora­tion charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 717 (1988)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 58—Professional Corporations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­058.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 58, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­058ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.