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Robert Koch Joins Board of Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society
PORTLAND, Ore. (August 9, 2019) – Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has joined the Board of Directors for the Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society as its Membership Director. The Society is an organization of judges, court staff, lawyers, historians, architects, and exhibit designers who work to preserve and provide to the public the history of Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse.
“I began my legal career in Pioneer Courthouse clerking for the Honorable Susan P. Graber,” Koch said. “Going to work each day in the Courthouse felt like an immense honor and privilege. I am excited to help preserve and celebrate its rich history.”
Koch chairs Tonkon Torp’s Appellate Practice Group and handles cases in state and federal courts of appeals. Prior to joining the firm, he served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C., where he worked on both civil and criminal matters in the U.S. Supreme Court and in federal courts of appeals across the country.
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