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Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Dinner
On May 28, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Federal Bar Association's (FBA) annual awards dinner at the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse. Chris Pallanch, a member of the Oregon Chapter of the FBA's board of directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the…
Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar
Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group recently hosted human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar. The event featured presentations on a variety of issues including…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Family & Child Service Fundraiser
On May 19, Tonkon Torp sponsored the "Celebrating Our Caring Community" fundraiser luncheon put on by Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS). Michael Millender, a JFCS board member, organized the sponsorship.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Celebrate Trade Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Gala on May 18. The proceeds from the gala go to the Oregon Consular Corps Scholarships Fund. The Oregon Consular Corps has served Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Makes Donation at Friends of the Children "Friend Raiser"
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Friends of the Children (FOTC) at their annual "Friend Raiser" on May 14. The Friend Raiser is FOTC's signature event, attended by over 700 community and business leaders. This year's fundraiser brought in over $1.7…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PICA's TADA! Gala
Tonkon Torp was a "Champion" sponsor at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art's (PICA) TADA! Benefit Gala on May 16. Kristin Bremer Moore, Secretary of PICA's board of trustees and a member of PICA's executive committee, organized Tonkon's…
Tonkon Torp Co-sponsors TiE Angel Lunch at CENTRL
Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) lunch with Geffen Mesher, featuring serial entrepreneur and angel investor David Rose. The lunch was held May 13 at Tonkon Torp's new space at CENTRL Office in the Pearl District.
Tyrone Washington and Eric Beach Recognized at Building Blocks to Success Luncheon
Tyrone Washington, a member of Tonkon Torp's IT Department, and attorney Eric Beach recently attended the annual Building Blocks to Success Luncheon, where they were recognized for their mentoring and volunteer work during the Lego Robotics 2014-2015…
Jeanette Schuster Leads Tonkon Torp Environmental & Natural Resources Practice
Jeanette Schuster is the new chair of the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Schuster’s practice focuses on advising clients on compliance with complex regulatory requirements under federal, state, and local…
Oregon Recognizes Inconvenient-Forum Doctrine
Michael Willes discussed Espinoza v. Evergreen Helicopters, Inc., in a "Recent Case Notes" article published in The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. In the case, the Court of Appeals recognized that…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Le Monde for Third Annual Iron Chef Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored the Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School's third annual Iron Chef fundraiser and student auction on May 2. Shouka Rezvani, a member of the Le Monde board of directors, was the lead attorney for the sponsorship.
An Unconstitutional Delegation of Governmental Authority
Sarah Villanueva discussed City of Damascus v. Brown in a "Recent Case Notes" article published in The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Oregon AssocIation of Defense Counsel. Sarah explains the reasons that the Court of Appeals declared House…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Lake Bible Church
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to the Lake Bible Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Classroom Law Project Dinner
On April 23, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen Dinner. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation at the event.
Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender Cover Tax Planning at OLI
Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender spoke about tax planning for closely held businesses at a recent seminar on Representing Family and Closely Held Businesses presented by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark College.
Tonkon Torp Hosts OSB Environmental & Natural Resources Section CLE
Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Bar's Environmental & Natural Resources section for a brownbag CLE lunch on April 21.
Shouka Rezvani Joins OCF Portland Leadership Council
Shouka Rezvani has been invited to join the Leadership Council of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) as a Metropolitan Portland Leadership Council Member. OCF leadership council members are volunteers who have proven their commitment to public…