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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.
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.
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.
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.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah CourtCare
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the 11th Annual CourtCare Campaign which ran through May 23. Volunteers of America Oregon operates CourtCare in a converted jury room in the downtown Multnomah County Courthouse, and in the new East Multnomah County…
Second “Show Me the Money” Event Attracts Entrepreneurs
Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted the second of three programs designed to help start-up companies understand funding issues in connection with the launch and growth of their businesses. The program featured a panel of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors "Celebrate Trade" Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Scholarship Gala on May 19. The proceeds from gala sponsorships will be used to fund the Oregon Consular Corps International Relations…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Washington State University Meeting
On May 17, Tonkon Torp hosted Washington State University for a meeting of their Honors College Advisory Board.
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…