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Bob Carey Presents on Background Investigations at OSCPA Conference
On May 9, Bob Carey presented at the 2014 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Construction Industry Conference. Bob's topic was "Background Investigations and Social Media in the Workplace."
Cronn Adds M&A Lawyer’s Perspective to Seminar on Business Transitions
Jeff Cronn was a panelist at a May 7 seminar on business transition planning, hosted by Key Bank. Cronn discussed legal issues that should be considered in the pre-deal stage in order to enhance and preserve the value of a business to be sold.
Stafford Appointed to County Sustainability Advisory Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Kimberlee A. Stafford has been appointed to serve a two-year term on Multnomah County’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation The Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation is a citizen commission that provides…
Why Portland's Tonkon Torp Expects to 'Benefit' from New Law Practice Group
Tonkon Torp's new Benefit Company Law practice group was featured in this morning's edition of the Portland Business Journal. The article highlights Tonkon Torp's long term commitment to sustainable principles and features an interview with Benefit…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend which ran from April 25 through April 27. The Portland Startup Weekend brings together people with different skill sets - primarily software developers…
Trial Practice Professor Rick Martson Prepares Students for Court
Tonkon Torp litigator Rick Martson, a Visiting Professor at Willamette University College of Law, was recently profiled in the Spring 2014 issue of the law school's Willamette Lawyer magazine. The article highlights Martson's teaching methods and…
Tonkon Torp Practice Group Supports Businesses Seeking Benefit Company Status
Tonkon Torp business lawyers have formed a practice group specializing in helping Oregon business owners obtain formal registration as a Benefit Company. The registration reflects a company’s commitment to a triple bottom line of social…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors, Leon Simson Speaks at NW Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp was a "Reception Sponsor" at the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute on April 25 in Seattle, Washington. The annual Institute was sponsored by the Oregon and Washington State Bar.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PSU HRMA Event
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment practice group sponsored the annual fundraiser event held by the Portland State University Human Resources Management Association (PSU HRMA) on April 24. Corbett Gordon attended the event and also organized the…
Navigating the Rules of Serving on Nonprofit Organization Boards
Shouka Rezvani, who chairs Tonkon Torp’s Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Entities practice group, was joined by two other Portland lawyers in a recent presentation on the rules and potential traps related to serving on nonprofit boards. The April 8, 2014…
Tonkon Torp Hosts, Sponsors Breakfast of Champions
On April 18, Tonkon Torp hosted the Partners in Diversity for their Breakfast of Champions. Tonkon's Diversity Task Force helped to sponsor the event. The mission of Partners in Diversity is to partner with Oregon and southwest Washington member…
David Weiler and Justin Denton Speak at JRCLS Panel
David Weiler moderated a panel of four attorneys at the April 17 spring luncheon meeting of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS). David is a member of the JRCLS Portland Chapter board of directors. The panel, which featured Justin Denton…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Susan G. Komen Luncheon
On April 17, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Susan G. Komen 8th Annual Lunch for the Cure. Jessica Morgan and Tatiana Perry organized the sponsorship and Tonkon's attendance at the event. The lunch was a sold-out, record-breaking event…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN's Angel Oregon Spring Showcase
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) Angel Oregon Spring Showcase on April 16. The showcase featured the three finalists from the Angel Oregon Investment Program and introduced attendees to Oregon's "most exciting" early…