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Bicycle Legal Clinic
Friday, May 9, 2008 - 12:00pm to Friday, May 9, 2008 - 1:00pm
PSU Parking and Transportation Services and the Bike to PSU Challenge present the Bicycle Legal Clinic with Ray Thomas of Swanson, Thomas & Coon, Attorneys at Law.

Raymond Thomas obtained his J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School in 1979. Ray has focused his practice on jury trials including personal injury topics, and has organized and presented seminars for Oregon and national gatherings of attorneys. He writes a column on bicycle law and safety for Oregon Cycling magazine. He started a series of free legal clinics for bicycle riders in 1993, and gives regular bike law and safety presentations. His book Pedal Power, A Legal Guide for Oregon Bicyclists, is now in its sixth edition. He loves to commute, race, and along with his partner Jim Coon has led a number of community rides. Ray has four children and is active in Oregon's bicycle, traffic, and work safety communities as an activist, commentator, and speaker.

When: Friday, May 9th, 2008
Smith Memorial Student Union, room 228
Noon - 1:00 pm
Free and open to the public

This lecture is a part of the Bike to PSU Challenge in May sponsored by PSU Transportation and Parking Services and its PSU Bike Co-op, in cooperation with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. This exciting and friendly contest will span the entire month of May, challenging PSU students, faculty and staff to commute by bike as frequently as possible. For more information go to