ORS 52.060¹
Persons entitled to act as attorneys in justice court

Any person may act as attorney for another in a justice court, except a person or officer serving any process in the action or proceeding, other than a subpoena.

Notes of Decisions

Anyone who may act as attorney for an­oth­er in a justice’s court may also appear before district judge sitting as justice of the peace pursuant to ORS 51.300 (Temporary service by circuit court judge or other justice of the peace). Oregon State Bar v. Wright, 280 Or 693, 573 P2d 283 (1977)

Person may act as attorney for an­oth­er in justice court in both civil and crim­i­nal cases. Oregon State Bar v. Wright, 280 Or 693, 573 P2d 283 (1977)

Injunc­tion against unlicensed practice of law does not apply to representa­tion before justice courts. Oregon State Bar v. Arnold, 166 Or App 383, 998 P2d 757 (2000), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 52—Civil Actions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors052.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 52, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano052.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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