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Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Employment Law Seminar
Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar on May 15 at the Oregon Zoo.
Working “Off the Clock” in the Smart Phone Age
On March 6, Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on "Working Off the Clock” at a seminar for human resources professionals and attorneys. Noting that smart phones and tablets offer the ability for employees to perform work anywhere, anytime, Colin…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Civil Rights Section CLE
Tonkon Torp sponsored the November 15 CLE "These Times They are a Changin' - Future Impacts of the 2013 US Supreme Court Session" held by the Federal Bar Association (FBA) and the OSB Civil Rights Section CLE. Colin Love-Geiger organized Tonkon's…
Affordable Care Act Retaliation
For their "General Counsel" article for the October issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey advise employers on how to recognize and appropriately document employee complaints to avoid…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Conference
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the September 20 Federal Bar Association (FBA) District of Oregon conference. The all-day CLE and networking dinner was attended by several Tonkon Torp attorneys. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both board members…
Legislative Update: OFLA to Provide Leave to Deal with Death of a Family Member
Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey discuss the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) for their August 2013 "General Counsel" article, published by the Portland Human Resource Management Association in News & Views. During Oregon's 2013 legislative session, the…
Tonkon Torp is "Wine Sponsor" at Annual Bench and Bar Social
Tonkon Torp donated wine and champagne to the June 20 Bench and Bar Social held by the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society and Federal Bar Association. Colin Love-Geiger and Chris Pallanch organized Tonkon's attendance at the social, which…
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…
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.
Play or Pay: Crunching the Numbers on Affordable Care Act Penalties
For their April 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey study the Affordable Care Act and guide employers through the cost-benefit analysis of the decision…
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.
Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Lawyers Write Legal Education Materials for Other Attorneys
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group recently wrote four chapters for the Practical Law Company, a legal publishing firm that provides online content for practicing business attorneys. The company taps lawyers with significant practice…
Tonkon Attorneys Offer Advice at National Church Administration Day Event
Tonkon Torp attorneys Krista Hardwick and Colin Love-Geiger are presenting a seminar to help church administrators work effectively with their most valuable assets - employees and volunteers in their church communities.
Tonkon Torp Lawyer Appointed to Federal Bar Association Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Colin Love-Geiger has joined the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter.
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Attracts Three More Attorneys
The Labor & Employment Practice Group at Tonkon Torp LLP announces the addition of three more attorneys.