Guest Column

I am a 1971 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law. I passed the Oregon bar exam in 1971 and have practiced with Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt. I passed the Washington state bar exam in 1983. I respectfully disagree, in large part, with Mr. Joshua Marquis’ position of continuing the bar exam, as expressed in a recent letter to the editor. I salute our Oregon Supreme Court for the practical and humane approach it took as a temporary measure. But I think the bar exam needs substantial overhaul.

In my opinion, bar exams should be substantially modified. I came to that opinion some time back for the following reasons:

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Joe Willis is an attorney in Bend.

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