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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2014 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony
Tonkon Torp and its Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Entities practice group were Program sponsors of the 2014 Oregon Book Awards ceremony held in Portland on March 17. The Oregon Book Awards celebrate the state's most accomplished writers in the genres of…
Analysis Paralysis Shouldn't Hinder Charity
In his March 21 article for the Portland Business Journal's annual "Estate & Charitable Planning Section," Jackson Lewis discusses strategies for charitable donors making substantial gifts. Sometimes donors can feel frustrated because the act of…
Working “Off the Clock” in the Smart Phone Age
On March 6, Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on "Working Off the Clock” at a seminar for human resources professionals and attorneys. Noting that smart phones and tablets offer the ability for employees to perform work anywhere, anytime, Colin…
Shouka Rezvani Discusses Effective Bylaws Writing for Nonprofit Organizations
Shouka Rezvani facilitated a discussion at the March 13 “Nonprofit Law Un CLE: Tips From Pros and Practitioners” hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers and the Nonprofit Organizations Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. Shouka led a lively discussion on the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Girls Inc. Power of the Purse Event
Tonkon Torp was a Patron sponsor at the March 14 Power of the Purse event put on by Girls Inc. Turid Owren, the 2012 secretary and director of Girls Inc.
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Share Information About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules
Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, members of Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group, made a presentation to Oregon Executive MBA students on the topic of raising capital through “crowdfunding” and general solicitation. Their remarks…
Rock & Roll Camp Taps Atchison for Board Position
Rachel Atchison has been elected to the Board of Directors of Portland’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. Atchison is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Law practice group, where she works on a variety of matters including securities regulation and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Renewable Northwest Project Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Renewable Northwest Project's (RNP) 20th anniversary party on March 6.
ACLU of Oregon Honors 5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Five Tonkon Torp lawyers were honored last weekend at the annual Liberty Dinner, a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU). Steven Wilker, Owen Blank, Paul Conable, Gwen Griffith and James Hein were recognized for their…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Freshwater Trust Gala
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Freshwater Trust's 31st Annual Gala and Auction on February 28. Jan Neuman filled Tonkon Torp's table at the event and attended along with Kurt Ruttum and others. The Freshwater Trust works to builds and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Ride Connection Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored the February 28 gala held by Ride Connection. Drew Hagedorn organized Tonkon's involvement with the event. Ride Connection is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing responsive, accessible transportation options for…