Professional Corporations

ORS 58.156
Method by which professional corporation to render services

  • exceptions


A domestic professional corporation or a foreign professional corporation may render professional service or services in this state only through a person or persons who are licensed or otherwise authorized in this state to render such professional service or services.


Subsection (1) of this section does not:


Require a person employed by a professional corporation to be licensed to perform services for such corporation if a license is not otherwise required;


Prohibit a licensed person from rendering professional service or services in the person’s individual capacity although the person is a shareholder, director, officer, employee or agent of a domestic or foreign professional corporation; or


Prohibit a person licensed in another state from rendering professional service or services for a domestic or foreign professional corporation in this state if not prohibited by the applicable regulatory board. [1993 c.235 §25]
Chapter 58

Notes of Decisions

Professional legal corporation organized under this chapter may not serve as trustee. Erwin & Erwin v. Bronson, 117 Or App 443, 844 P2d 269 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corporation and individual; validity of partnership between a professional corporation and an individual when corporation charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 717 (1988)


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