2007 ORS 9.310¹
Attorney defined
  • counsel

An attorney is a person authorized to represent a party in the written proceedings in any action, suit or proceeding, in any stage thereof. An attorney, other than the one who represents the party in the written proceedings, may also represent a party in court, or before a judicial officer, in which case the attorney is known as counsel, and the authority of the attorney is limited to the matters that transpire in the court or before such officer at the time.

Notes of Decisions

Where individual was under permanent injunc­tion forbidding him from practicing law, mo­tion requesting permission to allow individual to act as counsel in case and to admit him to practice of law in one case only was properly denied. Hoffman v. Public Employes Retire­ment Board, 31 Or App 85, 569 P2d 701 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 9—Attorneys; Law Libraries, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­009.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 9, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­009ano.­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.