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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Classroom Law Project Dinner
On April 23, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen Dinner. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation at the event.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU Annual Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Law Firm for Liberty" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on February 27. Steven Wilker organized Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the dinner.
Steven Wilker Reviews U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Wood v. Moss
Steven Wilker had an article in the November 2014 issue of the Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter, published by the Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section. In his article, "Presidential Security Trumps First Amendment: Wood v. Moss," Steven reviews the…
Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is…
Wilker Explores Legal Issues Related to the Internet of Things and Drones
Steven Wilker recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar continuing legal education seminar focused on legal ramifications of the technology behind the "Internet of Things and Drones." The "Internet of Things" refers to the development of everyday objects…
Tonkon Torp's Steven Wilker Joins Classroom Law Project Board
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon’s Classroom Law Project, a nonprofit organization that brings civics and law-related education programs into Oregon schools.
Tonkon Torp's Second Website Law Program Helps Entrepreneurs Address Day-to-Day Operations
On October 14th Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group held the second of three programs offered to start-up companies who are developing websites for their organizations. Program hosts Steve Wilker, Eric Beach and Vicki Ballou spoke…
Wilker & Gordon Discuss their U.S. Supreme Court Cases
At a recent legal affairs event in Portland, Tonkon Torp litigators Corbett Gordon and Steven Wilker shared their experiences of arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court. Hosted by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society, the event was…
Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
2014 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been named to the national 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including three partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers…
Steven Wilker Discusses No-Fly Ruling on Local News
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was interviewed on KGW and KOIN about yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ordering the government to change their rules and procedures regarding the no-fly list. Steven appeared in…
Corbett & Wilker Deliver Primer on Data Security and Breach Response
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker presented a June 12 Continuing Legal Education seminar on the hot topic of data security and breach response for members of the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Wilker Shares U.S. Supreme Court Argument at American Constitution Society Event
Litigator Steven Wilker was guest speaker at a May 20 luncheon hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) in Portland.
Portland Litigator Argues at U.S. Supreme Court
It isn’t every day that a Portland attorney has the opportunity to argue a First Amendment issue at the U.S. Supreme Court. For Steven Wilker, a partner and litigator at Tonkon Torp LLP, that day occurred last week. Wilker presented arguments before…
ACLU of Oregon Honors 5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Five Tonkon Torp lawyers were honored last weekend at the annual Liberty Dinner, a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU). Steven Wilker, Owen Blank, Paul Conable, Gwen Griffith and James Hein were recognized for their…
Steven Wilker Prepares to Argue at U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment Issue
Litigator Steven Wilker is preparing to argue at the U.S. Supreme Court in late March in the matter of Wood v. Moss. The case poses the question of whether Secret Service agents can be sued for moving peaceful protesters out of sight and sound of the…