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Labor & Employment Group Updates HR Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group presented their annual employment law seminar on May 16 for about 100 human resource professionals from client firms and other businesses in the Portland area.
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Bob Carey and Labor & Employment Group Update HR Professionals

Bob Carey and Labor & Employment Group Update HR Professionals
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Conable Provides Updates on RIAs at Northwest Securities Institute

Tonkon Torp litigator, Paul Conable, was a guest speaker at the 33rd annual Northwest Securities Institute in Portland on May 10. He and a regional officer from the SEC addressed the current state of Registered Investment Advisors.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Hosts Le Monde "Iron Chef" Event

Tonkon Torp hosted the Le Monde Immersion Public Charter School for an "Iron Chef" fundraiser competition, at which Tonkon was also a sponsor. Tonkon's participation was organized by Shouka Rezvani, a Le Monde board member
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Evaluating the Independent Contractor Designation for Purpose of Wage Claims

In their "General Counsel" article for the May issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey review the independent contractor designation. The article offers employers a reminder regarding…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA's Alice Awards Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the May 4 Alice Awards and Auction Dinner, held by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA). David Forman, a BTA board member, organized Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Litigator Presents Information on Domain Name Disputes

Tonkon Torp litigator, Ryan Bledsoe, was a guest speaker at a May 1 brown bag lunch hosted by the Oregon State Bar’s Intellectual Property Section. His remarks were focused on helping practitioners to be aware of the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute…
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Multnomah County Again Honors Tonkon Torp Attorney Max Miller

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners and the Multnomah County Citizen Involvement Committee have honored Tonkon Torp attorney Max M. Miller, Jr. with a 2013 Multnomah County Volunteer Award for his service on the Regional Arts and Culture…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Photolucida's Portland Photo Month

In April, Tonkon Torp sponsored Photolucida's celebration of Portland Photo Month. Tonkon's sponsorship was organized by Anna Sortun, a Photolucida board member.
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Tonkon Torp Supports Central City Concern Event

Tonkon Torp was a supporter at a Central City Concern (CCC) event for the Letty Owings Center, where addicted mothers and pregnant women can live and recover with their children. Tonkon's involvement with the event was organized by Susan O'Donnell…
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Chapter 11 Filings Are Down, but Not, Unfortunately, Out

Tim Conway discusses Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings in his April 26 article for the Portland Business Journal. Today's business climate, still in transition, presents challenging choices for companies seeking new and restructured debt.
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Tonkon Torp Scholarship Awarded to 5 Lewis & Clark Law Students

Each year since 1987, at least one student at Lewis & Clark Law School has benefitted from a scholarship established by the firm in the name of founding partners Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick H. Torp. This year, the school’s Dean and Associate Dean…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Human Solutions Inc.'s (HSI) "Tonight's the Night" 25th Anniversary Gala and Auction, on April 26. Krista Hardwick, an HSI board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classroom Law Project Event

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the April 24 Legal Citizen of the Year dinner held by the Classroom Law Project (CLP). Paul Conable, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Basic Rights Oregon Lunch

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Basic Rights Oregon's Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon on April 18. Kimberlee Stafford and Tonkon's Diversity Task Force organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Attorneys Attend FBA Annual Awards Lunch

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the April 18 Federal Bar Association (FBA) Oregon Chapter Annual Awards Lunch. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both FBA Oregon Chapter board members, organized Tonkon's attendance at the lunch.
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Bob Carey Presents on HR Problems for PHRMA

Bob Carey was the featured speaker at an April 17 luncheon hosted by the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA). Bob's topic was "Tackling the Toughest HR Problems."
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Angel Oregon Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the April 17 "Angel Oregon" event put on by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN). For entrepreneurs, investors and networkers, OEN's Angel Oregon is where ideas are nurtured, new markets are discovered, and business…
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Decker v. NEDC

In an article published by E-Outlook for the Oregon State Bar Environmental & Natural Resources Section, Max Miller studies the March 20, 2013 Supreme Court Opinion in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC).
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Conway Offers Perspective at NW Bankruptcy Institute Meeting

Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorney Timothy Conway was a panelist at the 25th annual NW Bankruptcy Institute meeting, held in Vancouver, Washington on April 12. The panel addressed the topic, “When Disaster Strikes in Chapter 11: Administrative…
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