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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Summit 420
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Summit 420 event held by Young President's Organization (YPO) April 7-10 in Portland. The summit covered every aspect of the burgeoning cannabis industry, from investment opportunities to advances in extraction and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail Repertory Electric Production
Tonkon Torp sponsored Third Rail Repertory Theatre's production The New Electric Ballroom. Ava Schoen, a member of the Third Rail board of directors, organized the sponsorship. The production ran from April 8 through April 30.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice group was a reception sponsor at the 29th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, held April 8-9 in Seattle, WA. The institute was co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEC Presentation
Jan Neuman organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the Oregon Environmental Council's (OEC) April 7 program "Transportation: A Fork in the Road." Jeanette Schuster and David Rabbino both attended the event, along with a guest each. The OEC is a…
Claire Brown Joins Marathon Scholars Board of Directors as Secretary
Tonkon Torp attorney Claire Brown has joined the Board of Directors of Marathon Scholars as its Secretary. The organization partners adults and talented low-income children to make the dream of a college education a reality.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored Human Solutions' annual auction and gala held on April 2. Jon Stride organized Tonkon's participation with the auction. Founded in 1988, Human Solutions works to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment Networking Event
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted Women in Environment (WiE) for their annual spring networking event on March 31. Jeanette Schuster, who is on the board of WiE, led Tonkon's involvement with the event, which was…
Sarah Einowski Helps Students Thrive Through Mock Trial Program
At Portland’s Jefferson High School, Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski is helping underserved students gain confidence and civic skills through the Mock Trial program of the Classroom Law Project.
Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan Delve into Crowdfunding Portals
In advance of new equity crowdfunding rules coming in May 2016, Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan held a presentation at Tonkon Torp’s Portland office on March 16 to various fundraising technology and software companies about equity crowdfunding portal…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.