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Steven Wilker Joins Board of Directors for Classic Wines Auction
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has joined the board of directors for the Classic Wines Auction. The Classic Wines Auction raises funds for Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on providing services to children and…
Rocky Dallum Reviews Tax Policy at OEDA Annual Conference
Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum spoke at the Oregon Economic Development Association annual conference. He presented a tax policy update alongside Wendy Johnson, lobbyist for League of Oregon Cities.
Abby Landon Reviews International Estate Planning
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon shared her expertise on international estate planning with members of the Eugene Estate Planning Council on September 18. During the presentation, Abby broke down how federal transfer tax is applied to noncitizen…
IP Attorneys Host Briefing to Help Companies Navigate Social Media and Website Pitfalls
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing on September 27 to help companies identify and navigate the legal pitfalls that litter the social media and website marketing landscape.
Tonkon Talks on Accelerating Growth on a Shoestring Budget
At the October 3 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted Kasey Jones, founder of, and Growth Strategist with, A Better Jones. The program focused on helping startups get bigger marketing ROI from limited budgets
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Education Meeting for Greater Portland Compliance Association
On September 20, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Corporate Finance & Transactions practice groups hosted CCO's from investment advisers and broker dealers for the Greater Portland Compliance Association…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Marathon Scholars "Rally on the Risers" event on September 29. Claire Brown, who serves on the Marathon Board of Directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Marathon's mission is to bring together caring…
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker Featured on Western Regional Conference Panel
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker spoke on a panel of industry specialists to risk managers about the legal environment for cannabis-related business operators at the Western Regional Conference on September 18.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Street Trusts 2018 Alice Awards
Tonkon Torp was a Program Events sponsor at The Street Trust's Alice Awards on September 28. Kimberlee Stafford took the lead on filling Tonkon's table at the event and attended along with David Forman and their guests. Both Kimberlee and David are…
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
Tonkon Torp is proud to announce the launch of its annual fundraising efforts in support of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The OLAH campaign, launched in 1997, supports the work of the Oregon Food Bank.
Tonkon Torp Donates to 2018 Youth, Rights & Justice Give!Guide Campaign
Led by Megan Reuther, Tonkon Torp made a matching donation to Willamette Week's Give!Guide for Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Megan is on the board of directors of YRJ, a nonprofit serving: children and youth (primarily those in foster care) who are…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Humanities
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Oregon Humanities, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jeff Cronn organized the donation, which supports Think & Drink – conversations with writers, civic leaders, activists…
Gwen Griffith Breaks Down Capital Accounts for Mid-Valley Tax Forum
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith spoke at the Mid-Valley Tax Forum on September 18 about partnership capital accounts and how they operate in Oregon. She shared background on the original intent of capital accounts, why they are only available for…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Virginia Garcia ¡Prospera! Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the September 15 ¡Prospera! event put on by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation. Michael Willes, a member of the Foundation's board of directors, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attended along with his wife. The…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Classroom Law Project Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's 17th Annual Golf Tournament on September 24. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society. Steven Wilker, Vice…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Wild Splendor 2018
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group was an associate sponsor at the Wild Splendor 2018 event put on by Columbia Land Trust on September 13. Max Miller organized Tonkon's involvement. Megan Reuther and Will Gent attended the…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Business Immigration Briefing
On September 14, Tonkon Torp immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with labor and employment attorney Blerina Kotori, hosted an in-depth business immigration briefing for employers. The program…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Portland YouthBuilders' (PYB) annual "Cornhole Classic" on September 13. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Ned Perry, a member of the PYB board of directors, who attended along with Bob Carey, Eric…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ALS Association State Capital Walk
Tonkon Torp sponsored the September 15 State Capital Walk to Defeat ALS, put on by the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the ALS Association. Rocky Dallum was the lead attorney and participated in the walk with his team, Mike's Meanderers, named…