Tonkon Torp Recognized for Philanthropy

Tonkon Torp was named one of the top 10 mid-size organizations who are leaders in philanthropy in the Portland metro area, according to The Portland Business Journal.
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Best Lawyers in America ® 2010 Names 30 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Thirty Tonkon Torp attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2010, a well-respected peer-review legal publication.
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13 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn National Recognition for Excellence in Business Law

Thirteen Tonkon Torp attorneys were selected for the 2009 edition of Chambers USA ® America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
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Nonprofit Governance in Challenging Times: Making Wise Decisions<br>Seminar Materials

In today's unpredictable economy, nonprofit boards must learn to adjust to meet the changing needs of their organizations and communities. Nonprofit governance provides the linkage between nonprofit leaders and organizational change.
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Alan Perkins Explains L-1's for NW Regional Immigration Law Conference

Tonkon Torp immigration attorney Alan Perkins presented on "L-1's: Substantive Requirements and Practical Tips" at the recent Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference.
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer the Busiest He's Ever Been

To call him a bankruptcy attorney misses the point. Al Kennedy, a 25-year partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, does a whole lot more.
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Tonkon Attorneys Invited to Serve on Civic Advisory Panels

Three Tonkon Torp attorneys recently have been appointed to serve on key advisory panels charting the Portland area's future. Owen Blank was named to the Downtown Vision Task Force formed in late 2008 to identify a collective vision for the future of…
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The Business Energy Tax Credit Delivers for Oregon

Last Sunday's Oregonian included an article questioning the state's Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC) program in light of the current economic climate. Some might put the tax credit on their list to cut, but that would be a mistake.
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Water Law Expert Joins Tonkon Torp

Water law attorney Janet Neuman has joined Tonkon Torp as chair of the firm's water law practice. Considered one of the foremost water lawyers in Oregon, Neuman is a professor and former Associate Dean of Faculty at Lewis & Clark Law School. She co…
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Tonkon Torp Earns Top Business Marks

Business leaders and business publications in Portland and nationally have recognized Tonkon Torp for several recent honors. While client success, not accolades, drives the firm's attorneys and staff, they do appreciate the recognition as a leader in…
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Kennedy Explains Fiduciary Obligations at Seminar Group CLE

Al Kennedy presented at the 2008 Best of CLE, sponsored by The Seminar Group. Kennedy discussed "Fiduciary Obligations in the Vicinity of Insolvency."
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Arbitration and Federalism - Conflicts in Federal and State Substantive and Procedural Law

Caroline Harris Crowne discusses "Arbitration and Federalism: Conflicts in Federal and State Substantive and Procedural Law" for her contribution to the Oregon State Bar book, Arbitration and Mediation.
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Steven Wilker Discusses Peaceful Political Protest for Oregon State Bar

Steven Wilker was a featured presenter at an October 10 CLE hosted by the Oregon State Bar. The topic of Steven's presentation was "Peaceful Political Protest: When Can the Government Disperse Peaceful Protesters?"
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What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings

Steven Wilker presented the CLE "What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings."
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Al Kennedy Talks Bankruptcy for Lorman Education Services

Tonkon Torp attorney Al Kennedy discussed the topic of "Bankruptcy and the Secured Creditor" at a recent program hosted by Lorman Education Services.
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The Best Lawyers in America &reg; 2009 Names 25 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty-five Tonkon Torp attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Six of the firm's attorneys were selected in more than one category…
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College Track

In a time as bleak as a moonscape in March, there is still Ruth Zagorodny. As it's become inescapable that we've blown the last six years on bad decisions and worse behavior, that we're leaving the next generations a legacy of trillions in debt, a…
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Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Oregon Legislature's 2007 Amendment to Oregon Arbitration Act

Caroline Harris Crowne co-authored an article on the Federal Arbitration Act for the Summer 2008 issue of the Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal.
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Tonkon Torp Immigration Lawyers Tapped for National Assignments

Two Tonkon Torp immigration attorneys have been selected by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) to serve on national committees that work with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) on policy and adjudication issues.
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Tonkon Torp Wins PUC Ruling on Behalf of Third Party Solar-Electric Projects

The Oregon Public Utility Commission's ruling regarding third party financing of solar energy projects, was precedent setting for the region, says Tonkon Torp attorney David F. White.
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