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Whooshh Fish Ladder Lures Environmental Attorneys
In early fall, environmental law attorneys Jeanette Schuster, Max Miller, and Stephanie Grant joined a fun outing to Whooshh Innovations' live fish transport system on the Washougal River in the Columbia Gorge. The event was offered by the Oregon…
Steven Wilker's First Amendment Practice Featured in PBJ
Steven Wilker was featured in a Portland Business Journal article on niche litigation practices – Steven discusses his First Amendment work: “Part of my litigation practice involves representing news organizations in matters arising from the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 OEN Tom Holce Dinner
On October 22, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services Group was a Table sponsor and a Program sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Brenda Meltebeke, David Forman, Claire Brown, and David…
Attorney Rocky Dallum Leads Fundraising Effort for ALS Association
On Saturday, September 17, the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of The ALS Association hosted its 2016 State Capitol Walk to Defeat ALS®. Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum led a highly successful fundraising effort for his family’s team, “Mike’s…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 16th Annual OBA Statesman Dinner
On October 20, Tonkon Torp was a leadership table sponsor at the 16th annual Statesman Dinner, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Kids Community Learning Center
Guided by Colin Geiger, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Kids Community Learning (KCLC) Center, to buy a piano for the children in the program. Colin is a KCLC board member and was recently elected to serve as President of the Board.
Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Raphael House
Blerina Kotori organized a Tonkon Torp donation to Raphael House of Portland, a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence. Raphael House offers emergency shelter in a confidential location, a 24-hour in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 YRJ Gala
Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the 8th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on October 15. Gwen Griffith, past president of the YRJ Board, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event. Tonkon Torp has a…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors AILA Oregon Gala
Led by our Immigration practice group, Tonkon Torp was a premiere sponsor at the 2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Oregon Gala on October 20. Melina LaMorticella, chair of AILA's Oregon chapter, attended the event along with Turid…
Michael Mangan Leads Property Tax Overview for New Lawyer Committee
Tonkon Torp tax attorney Michael Mangan led a program on property tax in Oregon for the New Tax Lawyer Committee of the Oregon State Bar. During the "101" overview, Michael shared important deadlines pertaining to property tax filings, and reviewed…
Drew Hagedorn Co-Chairs Transportation Strategies Seminar
Tonkon Torp attorney Drew Hagedorn co-chaired a day-long Transportation Strategies Seminar on October 6 in Portland. During the event, offered by the Seminar Group, Drew moderated two panel sessions on legislative matters and local transportation…
Tonkon Torp Participates in Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
On October 7, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Koren Benish organized the firm's fundraising efforts
October Tonkon Talk Explores Commercial and Cyber Insurance
At the October Tonkon Talk, litigation attorney Frank Weiss and intellectual property attorney Eric Beach discussed the role that commercial and cyber insurance play in a business's risk mitigation strategy. The presentation explored the different…
Jeff Bradford Models for Dress for Success
Jeff Bradford was a model at the Dress for Success fashion show event held by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) on October 13. Eight Tonkon attorneys attended the event which was a fundraiser for the Oregon chapter of Dress for Success, a nonprofit…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Youth, Rights & Justice Give!Guide Campaign
Led by Gwen Griffitn, Tonkon Torp made a matching donation to Willamette Week's Give!Guide for Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith is on the board of directors of YRJ, a nonprofit serving children and youth, primarily those in foster care…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, in support of their upcoming community events. David Forman is on the Jewish Federation board of directors.
Bob Carey Briefs Trucking Association on Employment Law Changes
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey spoke at the Oregon Trucking Association's 65th Annual Leadership Convention on September 23 at the Eagle Crest resort in Redmond, Oregon. His talk, "Who's The Boss: Employment Law Changes That May Drive You Crazy…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 "Gathering of Good"
Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual "A Gathering of Good" dinner and fundraiser, held October 6. Tonkon's involvement was led by Steven Wilker, chair of the MFS board of directors and executive committee.
Tonkon Renews Membership with Oregon Sports Authority
On behalf of board member, Chris Erickson, Tonkon Torp renewed its gold-level membership with Oregon Sports Authority (OSA). OSA has served as the state's sports economic development arm for more than 20 years, injecting more than $200 million into…