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Feb 12, 2018
U.S. Department of Justice Appellate Attorney Joins Tonkon Torp
Feb 07, 2018
SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Priorities for 2018
Feb 07, 2018
New (Cap) H-1B Filings - April 2-6 Deadline
Feb 01, 2018
Kimberlee Stafford Joins The Street Trust Board of Directors
Jan 24, 2018
Gwendolyn Griffith Presents at Association for Financial Professionals Luncheon
Jan 23, 2018
Kimberlee Stafford Elected to Executive Committee of OSB Sustainable Future Section
Jan 22, 2018
Rocky Dallum Joins The ALS Association Board of Directors
Jan 19, 2018
Federal Estate & Gift Tax Reform - What We Know Now
Jan 18, 2018
Michael Mangan Leads Property Tax Discussion for Westside Property Owners
Jan 17, 2018
M&A Attorneys Share Expertise at TAO Leadership Exchange
Jan 16, 2018
Gwen Griffith Presents at 2017 Northwest Federal Tax Conference
Jan 11, 2018
Kimberlee Stafford Covers Retail Leasing for Women Lawyers
Jan 09, 2018
New “Financial Abuse” Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Oregon Investment Adviser...
Jan 08, 2018
Colin Geiger Selected as Chair for OADC Employment Practice Group
Jan 08, 2018
You Need an Estate Plan – Even if You Don't Have an "Estate"
Jan 02, 2018
Rocky Dallum Elected to Executive Committee of OSB Agricultural Law Section
Dec 20, 2017
December Tonkon Talk Gives Startups the Gift of Resources
Dec 14, 2017
Tonkon Torp Named One of Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms for 2017
Dec 13, 2017
Happy Holidays from Tonkon Torp!
Dec 05, 2017
Tonkon Torp Announces Four New Partners
Nov 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis Leads Family Business Transition Discussion at OSU
Nov 29, 2017
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Legal Session at TiE Startup Bootcamp
Nov 28, 2017
Brenda Meltebeke and Sherrill Corbett Speak to Women Business Leaders
Nov 27, 2017
Steven Wilker Spells Out Copyright Protection to Writers
Nov 22, 2017
Blerina Kotori Speaks at Annual BOLI Employment Law Conference
Mar 01, 2018
Annual H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing
Mar 07, 2018
Tonkon Talks - Oregon Benefit Companies - Greenwashing or a Real Change?
Feb 07, 2018
Tonkon Talks - Bioscience in Oregon
Jan 31, 2018
2018 Women's Party in the Pearl!
Dec 07, 2017
Business Immigration Updates for 2018: The New Normal Under the Trump Administration
Dec 06, 2017
Tonkon Talks - The Emerging Growth Ecosystem in Oregon
Nov 01, 2017
Tonkon Talks - IP Round Table
Oct 11, 2017
Environmental & Natural Resources Fall Party!
Oct 04, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Elements of the Investor Pitch
Sep 07, 2017
Cybersecurity Issues for Nonprofits
Sep 06, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Organizational Issues and Choice of Entity
Aug 24, 2017
Immigration Breakfast Briefing - Worksite Enforcement, I-9s, and Compliance Best Practices
Jun 29, 2017
Immigration Breakfast Briefing - Worksite Enforcement, I-9 Audits, and Compliance Best Practices
Jun 07, 2017
Nonprofit Program & Happy Hour
Jun 07, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising Update
May 24, 2017
Environmental & Natural Resources Consultants Party!
May 04, 2017
2017 Labor & Employment Law Seminar
May 03, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Building a Healthy Startup: Avoiding Common Founder's Mistakes
Apr 06, 2017
Tonkon Torp 2017 Litigation Department Spring Party
Apr 05, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Preparing for Investor Due Diligence
Mar 01, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Independent Contractors & Non-Competition Agreements
Feb 15, 2017
2017 H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing and Executive Orders Update
Feb 01, 2017
A Party in the Pearl!
Feb 01, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Business Immigration 101
Jan 04, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Incentive Compensation
Dec 07, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Convertible Notes - Pleasures & Pitfalls
Nov 16, 2016
Immigration Update - Prepare for 2017!
Nov 02, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Demystifying the Cap Table
Oct 27, 2016
Environmental and Natural Resources Fall Party
Oct 05, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Commercial and Cyber Insurance
Sep 29, 2016
Welcome Brenda Meltebeke!
Sep 07, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Contracts 102 for Startups
Aug 03, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Employment Law Q&A
Jun 01, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Law 101 for Makers
May 12, 2016
2016 Labor & Employment Law Seminar
May 04, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Shaking the Tree: Capital-Raising Strategies for 2016
Apr 14, 2016
Tonkon Torp 2016 Litigation Department Spring Party
Apr 06, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Website Law for Start-Ups
Mar 16, 2016
To Be or Not to Be an Equity Crowdfunding Portal?
Mar 02, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Employee Handbooks for Start-Ups
Feb 04, 2016
A Women's Party in the Pearl!
Feb 03, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Contracts 101 for Start-ups
Jan 29, 2016
H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing
Jan 06, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Dispute Resolution for Start-ups
Dec 02, 2015
"Pot in the Pearl" - A Tonkon Talk on the Legal Realities of Cannabusiness
Nov 04, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Employment Law for Start-Ups
Oct 21, 2015
Environmental and Natural Resources Party
Oct 07, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Securities Issues for Startups
Sep 25, 2015
Immigration Recordkeeping Breakfast Briefing
Sep 02, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Special Topics in Startup IP
Jul 01, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Funding! Cap Tables! Valuation! Oh my!
May 21, 2015
Labor & Employment Law Seminar
Apr 02, 2015
Tonkon Torp Litigation Department Spring Party
Nov 05, 2014
Buying or Selling a Website, Part 3 of our 3-Part Series on the Lifecycle of a Website
Oct 30, 2014
Dos and Don'ts for M&A Brokers
Oct 16, 2014
Environmental and Natural Resources Party
Oct 14, 2014
Operating Your Website, Part 2 of our 3-Part Series on Website Law
Sep 30, 2014
I Have an Idea! Now What?
Sep 16, 2014
Developing Your Website, Part 1 of our 3-Part Series on Website Law
Jun 11, 2014
Crowdfunding- Where Are We Now? Part 3 of our "Show Me the Money!" Program for Start-Ups and...
Jun 05, 2014
Mix and Mingle with Environmental Consultant and Commercial Real Estate Broker Colleagues
May 28, 2014
Tax Breakfast Briefing - Choice of Entity in Oregon
May 21, 2014
Been There, Done That! Part 2 of our "Show Me the Money!" Programs for Start-Ups and Business...
May 15, 2014
Labor & Employment Seminar
Feb 15, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
Trends in Drinking Water: Part Two – Poop Water
Feb 09, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
Trends in Drinking Water: Part One – Raw Water
Feb 01, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
New Clean Energy Jobs Bills Seek to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Oregon
Jan 26, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
The Future of Freight
Jan 19, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
The "Disastrous" Costs of Climate Change
Jan 10, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
Portland's Fossil Fuel Terminal Ban Upheld by Court of Appeals
Jan 05, 2018 - Ear to the Ground
Why Mapping Apps Keep Traffic Engineers Up at Night
Dec 28, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Water Win-Win
Dec 14, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland Residential Home Energy Score Requirement Takes Effect January 1
Dec 08, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Willamette Falls Riverwalk Moving Forward Despite Adversity
Nov 22, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Real Market Values and "Compression" – Property Taxes Continue to Climb in Oregon
Nov 20, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
There's an Essential Oil for That
Nov 08, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Why Did My Property Tax Bill Go Up?
Nov 07, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland's Neighborhood Associations Going Strong After 40 Years
Nov 02, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
One Reason Your Property Taxes Skyrocketed – New Bond Measures
Oct 26, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Industrial Growth Booming on Portland's Eastside
Oct 20, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Mass Timber Products Take Center Stage in Multi-Story Construction
Oct 17, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland's Chances to Land Amazon RFP for Second Headquarters Seem Slim
Oct 12, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Oregon Targets Renewable Heating Companies for Increased Assessments
Oct 03, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Water in the Cloud(s)
Sep 26, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Terminal 1 Is Back in the Driver's Seat
Sep 15, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
In the e-Commerce Game, It's All About the Last Mile
Sep 07, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Eagle Creek Fire Threatens More Than Just Trees
Sep 05, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
New Developments on the Rise in Downtown Portland
Aug 25, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Water in the Silicon Forest
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Albina Head Start Turns on its First Solar-Powered Building

In October 2016, Albina Head Start, Inc. learned it was awarded a Blue Sky Fund grant to install a rooftop solar array on one of its buildings. After receiving word of the grant, Albina Head Start turned to its long-time pro bono legal partner, Tonkon Torp, to ensure it could meet the terms laid out in the grant’s detailed and binding Memo of Understanding. As the lead relationship attorney, Owen Blank oversaw the general business elements of the project. Read more...
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The foundation of our business is long-term relationships with clients based on trust. Our clients tell us that there is a "Tonkon Experience" that is distinctive. It is an experience characterized by clients trusting that our lawyers will consistently follow certain principles and practices:
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Marathon Scholars

Following the 9/11 attacks, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn and his friend and fellow lawyer, Dan Blaufus, brainstormed how to engage their peers and the broader community in an endeavor that would make a positive statement about the future. They determined to tackle the challenge of providing greater opportunity for low-income children to pursue and obtain higher education. Read more ...

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