2017 ORS 9.261¹
Resignation of attorney

(1) An attorney may resign from membership in the bar pursuant to rules adopted by the board under ORS 9.542 (Rules for investigation of attorneys and applicants). After acceptance of the resignation by the Supreme Court, the attorney shall not be entitled to the rights nor subject to the disabilities or prohibitions incident to membership, except that the attorney is still subject to the power of the court in respect to matters arising prior to the resignation.

(2) An attorney who has resigned may be readmitted to practice only in compliance with rules adopted pursuant to ORS 9.542 (Rules for investigation of attorneys and applicants). [1989 c.1052 §8 (enacted in lieu of 9.260)]

See also annota­tions under ORS 9.260 in permanent edi­tion.

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute (Ors 9.260)

Where attorney was deliberately seeking to avoid receipt of mail from Oregon State Bar, failed to pay his dues and was suspended for that failure, court applied this sec­tion and held that attorney was “subject to the power of the court in respect to matters arising prior to the” suspension of attorney. In re Coe, 302 Or 553, 731 P2d 1028 (1987)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 9—Attorneys; Law Libraries, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors009.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 9, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano009.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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