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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Parrott Creek Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a partnering sponsor at the May 2 Parrott Creek Annual Luncheon. Kurt Ruttum, a member of the Parrott Creek board of directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the lunch and attended along with his wife and guests. Parrott Creek has…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PICA's Meta Gala
Tonkon Torp was a contributing sponsor at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art's (PICA) Meta Gala on April 28. Kristin Bremer Moore, a member of PICA's board of directors and executive committee, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony
As a spring sponsorship partner with Literary Arts, Tonkon Torp was recognized at the April Oregon Book Awards Ceremony. Brenda Meltebeke led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Literary Arts works to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the…
Tonkon Talk Unpacks Oregon Benefit Companies
At the March 7 Tonkon Talk, Tonkon Torp business attorneys Jeff Cronn and Adam Adkin hosted a discussion on Oregon Benefit Companies. They discussed the ins and outs of organizing and operating as a Benefit Company, and used examples of Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Building Blocks to Success
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Building Blocks to Success, an organization with the mission to get ethnically and gender diverse at-risk youth from North and Northeast Portland excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Classroom Law Project Dinner
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen Dinner on April 26. Steven Wilker, Vice Chair of the CLP board of directors, organized Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the event. The CLP is Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Makes 2018 Contribution to Small Business Legal Clinic
Tonkon Torp made a donation in support of Lewis & Clark Law School's Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC). The SBLC Pro-Bono Program works to assist small business owners who otherwise cannot afford to pay for legal services.
Tonkon Torp Hosts J. Reuben Clark Law Society Luncheon
Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) for a lunch at our office on April 26. The lunch featured a speech by Margaret Hunt, CEO of Special Olympics Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Gives 2018 Donation to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). The OJCF has been working since 1989 to facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Jewish communal…
Blerina Kotori Discusses Implicit Bias and Workplace Harassment for OSB CLE
Blerina Kotori was a co-presenter at an April 25 continuing legal education seminar on implicit bias and workplace harassment. The seminar was presented by the OSB Civil Rights Section and co-sponsored by Oregon Women Lawyers, the OSB Diversity…
Gwen Griffith and Caroline Harris Crowne Speak at OSB Annual Litigation Meeting
Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Caroline Harris Crowne were invited to speak on a panel at the Oregon State Bar’s 25th Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat Meeting held on March 16. Their session was focused on pro bono service opportunities…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 NW Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy Practice Group was a sponsor at the 31st Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute, which ran April 13 through April 14 in Seattle, Washington. The annual continuing legal education seminar was sponsored by both the Oregon and…
Portland Attorney Parna Mehrbani Adds to Tonkon Torp IP Expertise
Parna Mehrbani has joined Tonkon Torp as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. She comes to the firm from Lane Powell, where she was a shareholder serving in several leadership positions, including as a member of their managing board…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Power of the Purse Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual "Power of the Purse" auction held by Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's on April 13. Turid Owren organized Tonkon's involvement with the event while Kristin Bremer Moore worked to fill Tonkon's table.
Gwen Griffith Discusses Tax Reform for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith was featured in the latest “Thought Leader Forum” supplement published by the Portland Business Journal in a recent issue. The Thought Leader Forum covered the topic of tax reform and included a profile of Gwen as…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2018 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a faith level table sponsor at the April 11 "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon. Jessica Morgan and Lindsay Reynolds led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with several of Tonkon's women attorneys…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ALS Gala
Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2018 Dinner & Auction Gala on April 7. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front. Rocky Dallum, a member of the ALS Association Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Makes 2018 Contribution to Artists Repertory Theatre
Led by Drea Schmidt, Tonkon Torp made a contribution to the Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland’s longest running professional theatre.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Historical Society Exhibit
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the Oregon Historical Society's "Behind the Painting of Personalities" exhibit, which had an opening party on March 16 and ran through April 15. Jackson Lewis, who serves on the Oregon Historical Society board, organized…