Steven Wilker Honored by ACLU of Oregon

Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker was one of three attorneys honored by the ACLU of Oregon at their annual Liberty Dinner on February 26. In the 60 year history of the ACLU of Oregon, only three of its cases have been taken all the way to the U.S…
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Haley Morrison Elected Chair of Playworks Pacific Northwest Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Miller Morrison has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest. Morrison joined the Board in October 2015. Playworks Pacific Northwest is the regional arm to a national nonprofit dedicated…
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Tonkon Talk Covers Employee Handbook Fundamentals

Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment lawyers Clay Creps and Haley Miller Morrison covered employee handbooks in the March 2 Tonkon Talk. During their presentation, they explained why all employers — including small companies and start-ups — need handbooks…
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Rocky Dallum Selected for Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section

Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section. The Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section provides bar members interested in…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 OWLS Awards Dinner

On March 11, Tonkon Torp was a Platinum Sponsor at the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, held at the Portland Art Museum by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS). Sarah Einowski, who is on the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner Committee, organized Tonkon's participation…
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Haley Morrison Organizes Shamrock Run Team

Haley Morrison organized a team for the March 13 Shamrock Run, inviting fellow Tonkon runners to participate. For every registrant to Haley's team, $5 of the registration fee was donated directly to Playworks, where Haley serves on the board of…
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Jackson Lewis Speaks at Art of Leadership Program

On March 9, Jackson Lewis gave a presentation on the "Legal Duties of Nonprofit Directors" to participants in the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Art of Leadership Program. Jackson's presentation offered a summary of the basic duties of…
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Jon Stride and David Petersen Share Vice to Nice Case Study

Jon Stride and David Petersen presented their "Vice to Nice" case study on February 16 to a professional women's networking group. The transaction at the heart of the presentation was the development of Human Solution's new emergency family housing…
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Building Blocks to Success Elects Eric Beach as Secretary

Tonkon Torp attorney Eric Beach has been elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for Building Blocks to Success. The mission of the Portland-based non-profit organization is to get ethnically and gender diverse underserved youth from North and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Power of the Purse Fundraiser

On March 4, Tonkon Torp was a sponsor for the seventh consecutive year at Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's annual "Power of the Purse" auction. Turid Owren has been a Girls Inc board member since 2012.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Classic Wine Auction

Tonkon Torp was a Cru sponsor at the 32nd Annual Classic Wine Auction on March 5. Steven Wilker attended and coordinated the sponsorship in his capacity as a Metropolitan Family Services (MFS) board member.
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Jeff Bradford Moderates Conversation with Judge Hernandez

Jeff Bradford was moderator at the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Young Lawyers Division's "Conversation with Judge Hernandez" lunch on March 8. The Honorable Marco Hernandez, United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, spoke about his…
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Estate Law Q&A in Multnomah Lawyer

Tonkon Torp litigator Michael Willes interviewed Jackson Lewis, the chair of Tonkon's Estate Planning practice group, for an " Estate Law Q&A" in the March issue of the Multnomah Lawyer.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at CEJ Dinner

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the 25th Anniversary Dinner held by the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) on February 26. Eight Tonkon attorneys and their guests attended the dinner.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold Event

Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold event on February 26. The Marathon Scholars program identifies students whose socio-economic situation may present them with profound challenges but who have great promise and…
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Tonkon's Immigration Group Sponsors International Film Festival

Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the 39th Annual Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), put on by the NW Film Center. The festival ran from February 11 to…
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Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Local Charities

Led by Danny Enroth and the IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated computers to two local charities. Kaci Garcia arranged for seven of the computers to go to SOAR (Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees) Legal Services, while Lauren Wallace arranged for…
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Tonkon Torp Joins French-American Chamber of Commerce Pacific NW

Tonkon Torp has purchased a membership with the French American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest for Alan Perkins, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Shouka Rezvani. The mission of the FACC is to develop trade relations and to promote financial and…
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Tonkon Torp Purchases 2016 Membership with Portland Art Museum

Tonkon Torp purchased a patron membership with the Portland Art Museum. The membership was organized by Joe Voboril, a member of the Portland Art Museum board of directors.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Workforce Alliance Expo Breakfast

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 24 Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) breakfast. Corbett Gordon, a member of the PWA board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event. PWA builds partnerships between local businesses and…
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