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Coaching New Lawyers on Business Law Fundamentals
Business lawyer James Hein and litigator Caroline Harris Crowne were presenters at the Oregon State Bar’s annual SuperSaturday CLE (Continuing Legal Education) event on October 25, 2014. Hosted by the Oregon New Lawyers Division of the OSB, the day…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Environmental Section CLE
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group sponsored the social hour at the OSB Environmental & Natural Resource Section's annual day-long "Year in Review" CLE seminar on October 24.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ARCS Luncheon
Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a table with Geffen Mesher at the October 23 ARCS luncheon, held at the Portland Art Museum. ARCS Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate and undergraduate…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OBA Statesman Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual Statesman Dinner on October 21, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group. Drew Hagedorn attended the event and worked to fill…
Cronn Coaches CPAs on Business Growth Through Affiliation or Acquisition
Jeff Cronn spoke at the Oregon Society of CPAs’ annual Business & Industry Conference on October 17. In his talk, Jeff covered legal planning opportunities that a business owner might consider when looking at growing the business through affiliation…
Tonkon Torp's Steven Wilker Joins Classroom Law Project Board
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon’s Classroom Law Project, a nonprofit organization that brings civics and law-related education programs into Oregon schools.
Tonkon Torp's Second Website Law Program Helps Entrepreneurs Address Day-to-Day Operations
On October 14th Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group held the second of three programs offered to start-up companies who are developing websites for their organizations. Program hosts Steve Wilker, Eric Beach and Vicki Ballou spoke…
Oregon Humanities Taps Jeff Cronn for Board of Directors
Jeffrey Cronn has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon Humanities. Cronn is a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he has chaired the firm's Business Department since 2008. His legal practice emphasizes merger and acquisition (M&A…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors SCRAP Rumble
Tonkon Torp's Sustainability Committee sponsored SCRAP's Rebel Craft Rumble event on October 15. Elizabeth Goodman, a SCRAP board member, managed Tonkon's involvement with the event. SCRAP is a donation-based creative reuse store and donation center…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Dinner
On October 15, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Jeff Woodcox was in charge of filling the table, and attended the event along with several Tonkon attorneys and…
Conable Offers Perspective on Commercial Litigation
Paul Conable, co-chair of Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, is prominently featured in the current issue of the Portland Business Journal and its related media. In the weekly newspaper’s October 10th issue, Conable answers questions about what…
Brian Booth Writers' Fund Officially Launched
Portland’s Literary Arts organization has publicly announced establishment of the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund, created in honor of the Tonkon Torp founding partner who was instrumental in creating the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships.
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
On October 10, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts. Tonkon Torp's staff and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Think Out Loud/City Club Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored two tables at the debate between incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber & Republican challenger Dennis Richardson, sponsored by Think Out Loud and the Portland City Club on October 10.