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Griffith Helps De-mystify Tax Issues of Trusts and Estates
Tonkon Torp tax attorney Gwen Griffith gave a presentation on “Taxing Thoughts About Non-Taxable Estates” at a March 15 seminar on estate and trust administration, hosted by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School.
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Social Media Policies in the Workplace
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was the keynote speaker at the March 19 meeting of the Institute of Management Accountants, Portland chapter. She discussed Social Media Policies in the Workplace, including how social media may and may not…
Bob Carey Volunteers at Northwest Youth Careers Expo
Bob Carey volunteered at the Northwest Youth Careers Expo at the Oregon Convention Center on March 19, 2013, helping students acquire skills through mock job interviews.
Janet Neuman Offers Perspective on “Water Wars”
Tonkon Torp water law attorney, Janet Neuman, was a featured panelist at a March 14 Vanderbilt Law School presentation on “Water Wars: Mediating Water Rights Disputes.” The presentation was hosted by the Vanderbilt Alternative Dispute Resolution…
IP Attorneys Offer Advice on Marketing and Branding
Tonkon Torp intellectual property attorneys Chris Erickson, Ari Okano Lee, and Ryan Bledsoe are presenting a March 21 seminar on best practices for protecting trademarks and domain names, and the use of social media, publicity and keyword advertising…
Griffith Briefs Juvenile Justice Council on Tonkon’s CLiF Project
Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwen Griffith, gave a presentation at the invitation of the Juvenile Justice Council of Multnomah County on Tonkon Torp’s CLiF Project (Changing Lives Forever), a pro bono project providing legal assistance to low income…
18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Eighteen Tonkon Torp attorneys are named leaders in their field for the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory names leading Oregon lawyers in the seven practice areas identified below…
Sick Times in Portland: What You Should Know about Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance
In their March 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views newsletter, Blerina Kotori and Bob Carey discuss a proposed city ordinance that would require Portland employers to provide sick leave…
Owen Blank Featured Speaker at Sports Law Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney, Owen Blank, was a participating speaker at the 2013 Keller Forum on Sports Law, held March 8 at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland. Blank participated in a panel discussion titled “The Booms and Busts of Endorsement Deals…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Girls Inc. "Power of the Purse" Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored the March 8 Girls Inc. "Power of the Purse" fundraising event. Turid Owren, a Girls Inc. board member, organized the sponsorship. Girls Inc. works to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Neuman Featured at Oregon Water Quality Conference
Tonkon Torp water law attorney, Janet Neuman, is a presenting speaker at the Oregon Water Law Conference hosted by the Environmental Law Education Center on March 8. Neuman will discuss the relationship between water quality and quantity, integrated…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU Foundation Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Justice Sponsor" at the March 2 Oregon Liberty Dinner, hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation. The ACLU of Oregon is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Cedar Sinai Park Heartstrings Gala
Tonkon Torp was a "Pearl Sponsor" at the March 2 Heartstrings Gala put on by Cedar Sinai Park. Cedar Sinai Park is a nonprofit providing residential and community-based care to elders and adults with special needs. David Forman is a Cedar Sinai Park…
Tonkon Torp Litigator Hosts Securities Law Discussion
Tonkon Torp litigator, William (Rick) Martson, Jr., joins Willamette University Law School professor Mike Eisenberg in a February 26 presentation on current federal and state securities law topics including SEC enforcement priorities, Oregon Supreme…
Tonkon Torp Raises Over $53,000 for Campaign for Equal Justice
Tonkon Torp once again was at the top of the list of large law firms whose attorneys and staff contributed to the Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) annual fund drive. This year the firm raised $53,453 from a total of 81 donors.
Lawyers Discuss Tax Planning for Family Held Businesses
Tonkon Torp tax attorneys Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender will discuss tax planning for closely held businesses at a March 1 seminar hosted by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School. They will cover tax strategies for entity formation…