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Sherman Sherman Johnnie and Hoyt, LLP provides legal services to individuals and businesses in Oregon, Washington, and throughout the country from its base in Salem, Oregon.

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    Kenneth Sherman, Jr. Announces Retirement

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    SSJH Legal Analysis Featured on KATU

    Legal analysis from SSJH attorney Steve Elzinga was recently featured in an interview with KATU. The Christmas Eve report discussed the legal background for Oregon’s recent ending of capacity limits for religious gatherings, which was examined in a recent SSJH blog post. SSJH attorneys publish blog posts on timely and relevant legal issues as a…
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    Kenneth Sherman, Jr. Announces Retirement

    It is with heavy hearts, but the best of wishes, that we announce that our partner, friend, and mentor Ken Sherman, Jr. is retiring.  For 46 years Ken set the bar high with his dedication to his clients, uncanny problem-solving skills, and ability to listen astutely to his clients.  Ken’s departure leaves shoes too large…
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    Oregon Ends Religious Gathering Capacity Limits

    Oregon has lifted capacity limits on religious gatherings following a series of US Supreme Court orders that indicated Oregon’s restrictions were likely unconstitutional. The change was made in the “Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart” of restrictions published by the Oregon Health Authority in a low-profile footnote that “Capacity limits for faith institutions are recommended only.”…
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    Oregon Considers Taxing Forgiven PPP Loans

    May 6, 2020 Update: One day after this blog post, the Oregonian published an article that appeared to be based partly on this post. The Department of Revenue has now decided that forgiven PPP loans will not be subject to the commercial activity tax. The recently passed federal CARES Act created the Paycheck Protection Program…
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    Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    In response to the deepening coronavirus crisis, Congress passed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), effective April 1, 2020.  The emergency paid sick leave portion of that legislation potentially applies to all employees who cannot work either due to Oregon’s shelter-in-place order or because of school closures.  The FFCRA creates several new paid sick…
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