2015 ORS § 9.675¹

Mandatory certification and disclosures for lawyer trust accounts

(1) An active member of the Oregon State Bar shall certify annually to the bar whether the member maintains any lawyer trust accounts in Oregon. If a member maintains one or more lawyer trust accounts, the member must disclose the financial institution in which each account is held and the account number for each account. The executive director of the Oregon State Bar shall prescribe a form and due date for the certification and disclosures required by this section.

(2) If a member does not file the certificate and disclosures required by this section within 30 days after the due date prescribed under subsection (1) of this section, the executive director shall send written notice of the default to the member at the members electronic mail address on file with the bar on the date of the notice. The executive director shall send the notice by mail to any member who is not required to have an electronic mail address on file with the bar under the rules of procedure. If a member does not file the certificate and disclosures required by this section within 60 days after the date of the notice, the persons membership in the bar is automatically suspended. The executive director shall provide the names of all persons suspended under this section to the judges of the circuit courts, the Court of Appeals and the Oregon Tax Court.

(3) A person suspended under this section may be reinstated to membership in the bar only if the person pays all required fees and contributions and complies with all rules of procedure and rules of the Supreme Court relating to reinstatement. [2011 c.304 §2; 2013 c.3 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 9—Attorneys; Law Libraries, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors009.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.