ORS 8.726¹
District attorneys and deputies prohibited from engaging in private practice of law
  • exception

(1) Except as authorized by subsection (2) of this section, district attorneys and deputy district attorneys may not engage in the private practice of law.

(2) A district attorney or deputy district attorney may engage in volunteer or pro bono legal work. [1965 c.633 §2; 1971 c.583 §1; 1975 c.378 §7; 1977 c.834 §5; 1979 c.418 §8; 1981 c.908 §2; 2007 c.658 §1]

Notes of Decisions

The accused was found guilty of dilatory con­duct in closing an estate, charging an excessive fee and engaging in private practice while serving as a district attorney. In re Snyder, 276 Or 897, 559 P2d 1273 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 8—Court Officers and District Attorneys, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors008.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 8, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano008.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information