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Stephanie Grant Joins Girls Build Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Stephanie Grant has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Build. Girls Build offers summer camps in several Oregon communities for girls eight to 14 years old, focusing on building confidence through learning the basics of…
Robert Koch Named District of Oregon Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been selected to serve a three-year term as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Oregon. Tonkon Torp nominated Koch for the position to the Honorable Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge of the U.S…
Abby Wool Landon Elected Treasurer of Multnomah Bar Foundation Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Abby Wool Landon has been appointed by her fellow board members to serve as Treasurer of the Multnomah Bar Foundation (MBF) Board of Directors. Her one-year term began January 1.
James Hein Joins Transition Projects Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors of Transition Projects, Inc. (TPI). Transition Projects provides individuals with services, resources, and tools to help end their homelessness, secure housing, and maintain that…
Jarell Hunt Elected Treasurer of OSB Securities Regulation Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected Treasurer of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section (SRS). Attorneys who belong to the SRS focus their practice on transactional issues or litigation involving securities.
Bob Koch appointed to OSB Procedure and Practice Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Koch has been appointed to a three-year term on the Procedure and Practice Committee of the Oregon State Bar (OSB). The committee studies and makes recommendations to the OSB Board of Governors on the procedures and practices…
Tonkon Torp Proud to Make a Strike for Diversity
Tonkon Torp has long been a champion of increasing the diversity of the Oregon legal community. One of the programs the firm supports is Opportunities for Law in Oregon (OLIO). OLIO is the Oregon State Bar's recruitment and retention program for law…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at OSB Professionalism Seminar
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at "Professionalism 2018: What If I’m That Person?" a seminar offered by the Oregon State Bar Professionalism Commission. The program featured three panels composed of attorneys, judges, and…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
Tonkon Torp was proud to contribute $13,792 to the 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The money was raised through contributions by staff and attorneys, and a direct donation by the firm of $2,000. This donation will enable the…
Robert Koch Joins Advisory Board of Camp Kesem
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has joined the Advisory Board of Camp Kesem at the University of Oregon. Kesem is a national organization that provides free summer camps and community events to children impacted by a parent’s cancer.
Steven Wilker Joins Board of Directors for Classic Wine Auction
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has joined the board of directors for the Classic Wines Auction. The Classic Wines Auction raises funds for Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on providing services to children and…
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
Tonkon Torp is proud to announce the launch of its annual fundraising efforts in support of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The OLAH campaign, launched in 1997, supports the work of the Oregon Food Bank.
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…
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…
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…
David Petersen Joins Wilson Junior Baseball Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney David Petersen has joined the Board of Directors for Wilson Junior Baseball as the league's President. The nonprofit group organizes competitive baseball for middle school students to help them prepare to play baseball for Wilson…
Tonkon Torp Raises Funds for 2018 CourtCare
In May, Tonkon Torp and its staff contributed $3,200 to the Multnomah Bar Association’s 15th Annual CourtCare Campaign. Stephanie Grant, an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, led the firm’s internal fundraising effort for CourtCare and…
Abby Wool Landon Joins Multnomah Bar Foundation Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Abby Wool Landon has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Multnomah Bar Foundation (MBF). The MBF promotes civic education to increase community understanding of the legal system. It also raises funds to support the…
Caroline Harris Crowne Joins MBA Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Multnomah Bar Association. Caroline is finishing up a term of service on the MBA Court Liaison Committee and was previously the chair…