Court Officers and District Attorneys

ORS 8.726
District attorneys and deputies prohibited from engaging in private practice of law

  • exception


Except as authorized by subsection (2) of this section, district attorneys and deputy district attorneys may not engage in the private practice of law.


A district attorney or deputy district attorney may engage in volunteer or pro bono legal work. [1965 c.633 §2; 1971 c.583 §1; 1975 c.378 §7; 1977 c.834 §5; 1979 c.418 §8; 1981 c.908 §2; 2007 c.658 §1]

Notes of Decisions

The accused was found guilty of dilatory conduct in closing an estate, charging an excessive fee and engaging in private practice while serving as a district attorney. In re Snyder, 276 Or 897, 559 P2d 1273 (1976)


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Jun. 26, 2021