as permitted by ORS 656.291 and this rule, parties that are not natural persons
and state agencies must be represented by members of the Oregon State Bar. The
Board encourages injured workers also to be represented in formal hearings.
(2) Notwithstanding section (1) of
this rule, a state agency officer or employee may represent the Director as
permitted by rule of the Director.
law student authorized to appear before courts and administrative tribunals of
this state in accordance with Rule 13.05 through 13.30 of the Supreme Court
Rules for Admission of Attorneys (Law Student Appearance Program) has the
consent of the Board to appear on behalf of a client at a hearing if:
All of the following documents have been
filed with the Presiding Administrative Law Judge prior to the hearing:
(i) A true copy of the student's
certification to appear under the Law Student Appearance Program showing
approval by the Supreme Court and filing with the State Court Administrator;
(ii) The client's written consent
to representation under the Law Student Appearance Program, which shall be made
a part of the official record of each case; and
(iii) The student's supervising attorney has
introduced the student to the Presiding Administrative Law Judge in a letter of
introduction signed by the supervising attorney; and
(B) The Presiding Administrative Law Judge
has approved the law student's appearance prior to the hearing.
(b) The supervising attorney is
encouraged, though not required, to personally introduce the law student to the
assigned Administrative Law Judge in each case.
Or. Admin. R.
WCB 1-1984, f. 4-5-84, ef.
5-1-84; WCB 5-1987, f. 12-18-87, ef. 1-1-88; WCB 1-1990, f. 1-24-90, cert. ef.
2-28-90; WCB 7-1990(Temp), f. 6-14-90, cert. ef. 7-1-90; WCB 11-1990, f.
12-13-90, cert. ef. 12-31-90; WCB 2-2007, f. 12-11-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08;
1-2016, f. 9-15-16, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 656.726(5)
Stats. Implemented: ORS 656.726(5) &