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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Faithful Friends Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the "Be a Rock in a Child's Life" event put on by Faithful Friends on September 13. Max Miller, who recently joined the Faithful Friends Board of Directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Faithful Friends…
Stephanie Grant Leads CEJ Fundraising Effort
In her capacity as a member of the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Associate's Committee, Stephanie Grant helped to promote CEJ's Party Under the Stars fundraising raffle. Party Under the Stars (CEJ's new/young lawyer event) was held on September 17…
Bob Carey Serves as Guest Instructor for HR Management Class at U of O
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey was recently a guest instructor for a Human Resources Management class on employment law at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. As students led a presentation about the history of Title VII and its…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Forte for Children Charity Gala
Tonkon Torp made a donation in support of the 9th Annual Dei's Forte for Children Charity Gala, held September 8 in San Diego, California. Kurt Ruttum led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Over the years, funds raised by Dei's Forte have rescued…
Christopher Pallanch Elected President of Oregon Federal Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been elected President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for the 2018-2019 term. The Federal Bar Association works to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Equal Justice Works
Led by Tom Palmer, Tonkon Torp made a donation to Equal Justice Works, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization that focuses on careers in public service for lawyers. The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing…
James Hein Joins Board of Directors for Montessori Children's House
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors for the Montessori Children's House. The school was founded in 2010 and serves the diverse community of Portland's South Waterfront. Hein is helping to transition the school from its…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Owen M. Panner Inn of Court Orientation
Tonkon Torp hosted the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court for a new member orientation on August 24. Sarah Einowski brought the event to Tonkon Torp in her capacity as a member if the Inn's Executive Committee.
Parna Mehrbani Named to Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 “Under 40 Hot List” published by Benchmark Litigation. She is recognized in the litigation categories of General Commercial and Intellectual Property.
The Dramatic Expansion of Oregon's Absolute Litigation Privilege
Paul Conable and Megan Reuther co-authored an article on Oregon's litigation privilege for the Spring 2018 issue of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal.
Anna Sortun Joins Editorial Board of OSB Litigation Journal
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has joined the Editorial Board of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal. The Journal, which is published three times a year, focuses on litigation issues unique to Oregon. In this role, Anna will help guide the…
Tonkon Torp Supports 2018 Youth Progress Golf Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Ninth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 17. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally…
Six Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Six attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America® 2019 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey.
Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List
Fifty-one Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 41 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years
Steven Wilker Elected Vice Chair of Classroom Law Project
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has been elected Vice Chair of the Classroom Law Project (CLP). The CLP is a nonprofit organization that helps prepare Oregon’s youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in a democratic society…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Real Estate Section Conference
Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group was a sponsor at the annual Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section Summer Conference in Gleneden Beach, August 9-11. Rachel Atchison, Kimberlee Stafford, Joe Voboril, and Jeff Keeney…
Rocky Dallum Provides Agricultural Law Legislative Update
On July 20, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum provided a legislative update at the Agriculture Law program held by the Seminar Group. Rocky reviewed the major themes of Oregon’s 2018 legislative session and provided an overview of new laws that will…
Tonkon Torp’s Bankruptcy Practice Group Sponsors U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society Picnic
The Bankruptcy Practice Group was a sponsor of the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society's picnic on August 5. The annual picnic at Judge Leavy’s family farm celebrated the Bankruptcy Bench & Bar this year, and focused on honoring the pro…