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Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon State Parks Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon State Parks Foundation (OSPF) in September. Jon Stride, an OSPF board member, organized the donation; Ryan Bledsoe is also an OSPF board member.
Schmidt and Brown Discuss Intrastate Crowdfunding
Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown, members of Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group, gave a presentation on intrastate crowdfunding at an Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section event on September 17, 2014. Crowdfunding is a…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors NIPPC Annual Meeting
Tonkon Torp's Energy practice group sponsored the annual meeting of the Northwest & Intermountain Power Producers Coalition (NIPPC) in Union, Washington. The meeting, held September 14-16, featured many industry leaders and shapers of national and…
Tonkon Torp to Host Website Law Series for Entrepreneurs
Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group will host a series of three programs to prepare start-up companies for developing and operating websites. The programs are offered at no cost, but do require advance registration on the Tonkon Torp…
Tonkon Torp Earns Designation as Oregon State Bar "Partner in Sustainability"
The Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section has recognized Tonkon Torp as a “Partner in Sustainability.” The Section created the “Partners in Sustainability Program” in 2012 in order to encourage law firms of all sizes to adopt sustainable office…
Gordon Offers Nonprofit Employers Advice on Effective Employee Supervision
Corbett Gordon recently spoke to an audience of nonprofit organization managers in Twisp, Washington about how to supervise employees in an effective manner that avoids legal problems. She provided an in-depth look at supervision issues that arise…
5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Best Lawyers in America 2015 has named five attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as 2015 Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review…
Cross-Examination: Torching the Calendar
Tonkon Torp trial attorney Dan Skerritt had an article, "Cross-Examination: Torching the Calendar," published in the new anthology book The Art of Cross-Examination, Essays from the Bench and Bar. The book was published by the American Bar…
Delano & Brown Explain Securities Law Exemptions for Oregon Solar Energy Cooperatives
Duncan Delano and Claire Brown were speakers at an August 1st event to help solar energy stakeholders understand Oregon's new securities registration exemption for renewable energy cooperatives. The exemption was passed in March of this year, but…
Frank Weiss Joins Mt. Scott Learning Center Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Frank Weiss has been appointed to the board of directors of the Mt. Scott Learning Center. Weiss is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation including insurance…
Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
James Hein Reviews Choice of Business Form for NBI Seminar
On August 19, James Hein was an instructor at the National Business Institute's LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft and Maintain seminar. He discussed key considerations impacting choice of business form for his presentation at the continuing legal education…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Youth Progress Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Fourth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 18. Youth Progress is a nonprofit, independent living organization that provides Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community…
Tonkon Torp’s Dan Skerritt Named One of Oregon’s Top 10 Super Lawyers
Tonkon Torp trial attorney Daniel Skerritt has been named one of Oregon’s Top 10 Lawyers by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Forest Park Conservancy Marathon
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the annual Forest Park Conservancy (FPC) Marathon held August 16. The marathon was a fundraiser for the park, the largest urban forest in the United States.
Corporate Social Responsibility - Making it Meaningful
The Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) movement is a growing trend within the business community to self-monitor and report the impact of business practices on consumers, employees, communities and the environment. For their article in the…