2017 ORS 9.710¹
Jurisdiction of circuit court over law practice of nonperforming attorney

The circuit court of the county in which an attorney engaged in the practice of law in this state maintains or has maintained a principal office has jurisdiction as provided in ORS 9.705 (Definitions for ORS 9.705 to 9.757) to 9.757 (Retention of client materials) whenever the attorney has died, is disbarred or suspended from the active practice of law, is incarcerated or has abandoned the practice and:

(1) The attorney failed to make arrangements for the orderly suspension or termination of the law practice of the attorney; or

(2) A duly appointed personal representative or other person assisting with the suspension or termination of the law practice is unable to adequately protect the interests of the attorney’s clients. [1979 c.252 §3; 1985 c.512 §5; 1989 c.1052 §16; 2015 c.6 §2]

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 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.