Denton Provides Perspective to Auto Dealers on Buy-Sell Issues

Tonkon Torp co-sponsored the 2014 Northwest Dealership Seminar held on June 18 in Lake Oswego, OR. At the event, Justin Denton participated on a panel along with three other industry experts to discuss pressing Buy-Sell developments.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts GPCA for Training

On June 18, Tonkon Torp hosted the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA) for a registered investor advisor training session. Around 20 people attended the training which was presented by Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan.
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Petersen and Delano Discuss PURPA with Oregon’s Solar Industry

Tonkon Torp sponsored the Solar Oregon Solar Now! University on June 13 in Hillsboro, OR. During the event, David Petersen and Duncan Delano gave a presentation on “Requiring Utilities to Buy Solar Power under PURPA.”
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Corbett & Wilker Deliver Primer on Data Security and Breach Response

Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker presented a June 12 Continuing Legal Education seminar on the hot topic of data security and breach response for members of the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
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David Forman Moderates Panel on Making the Most of Investing Situations

Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services group was a program sponsor for the Angel Capital Association’s Northwest Regional Meeting held in Portland on June 4. David Forman moderated a panel discussion during which seasoned angels shared their…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Northwest Art Council for Meeting and Art Tour

Tonkon Torp hosted the Northwest Art Council of the Portland Art Museum for their annual meeting and a tour of the art in our offices on June 10. Ingolf Noto, Tom Palmer, and Joe Voboril led Tonkon's involvement with the event and chaperoned our…
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Creps Explains Ins and Outs of Portland Sick Leave Policy

Labor & employment lawyer Clay Creps was a faculty speaker at a June 4 webcast to employers on Portland’s “Protected Sick Time" Ordinance, which went into effect on January 1, 2014.
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Seven Tonkon Torp Practices Recognized in 2014 by Chambers USA

Seven Tonkon Torp practice groups have earned recognition in the newly released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OMLA's IMAGE Program

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a sponsor of OMLA's second annual IMAGE (Inspiring Minority Attorneys Towards Growth and Excellence) Program on June 6.
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Environmental & Natural Resources Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 7, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted their fifth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, including Tonkon…
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Pro Bono Opportunity Change Lives: Helping Juvenile Sex Offenders with Registration Relief

Multnomah Lawyer published the below article, in their June 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and their efforts to recruit more attorney volunteers. Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou banded together in 2011 to…
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Corbett Gordon Presents to PSU Students

Corbett Gordon gave a presentation on June 3 to the Human Resource Capstone Seminar class for senior level human resource students at Portland State University. The presentation covered the topic of religious accommodation in the workplace.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA Alice Awards

On May 31, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) 2014 Alice Awards. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Literary Arts

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Literary Arts, a nonprofit with the mission of engaging readers, supporting writers, and inspiring the next generation with great literature. Tom Palmer organized the contribution, which was made in tribute to Tonkon…
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Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk Present at PSU

Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk gave a presentation to Portland State University international students on May 14. This is the third successive year the PSU Office of International Affairs - International Student Services has invited the Tonkon Torp…
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Wilker Shares U.S. Supreme Court Argument at American Constitution Society Event

Litigator Steven Wilker was guest speaker at a May 20 luncheon hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) in Portland.
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Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Employment Law Seminar

Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar on May 15 at the Oregon Zoo.
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Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Talk Law Careers with PSU Students

On May 28, Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke about careers in business law to a group of undergraduate accounting majors at Portland State University.
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Tonkon Torp Tax Group Holds Breakfast Briefing

Tonkon Torp's Tax practice group held a breakfast briefing presentation for local CPAs, clients, and contacts on the subject of "Choice of Entity in Oregon."
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Marmaduke Discusses Impact of Landmark Civil Rights Decision

Tonkon Torp founding partner, Don Marmaduke, participated in a special Oregon State Bar seminar marking the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark civil rights decision, Brown v. Board of Education Topeka.
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