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Mick Harris Appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps as an Associate Member
Tonkon Torp business attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps (OCC) as an Associate Member.
Parna Mehrbani Leads Discussion Series on Imposter Syndrome for Lawyers and Law Students
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani facilitated another four-part discussion series on Imposter Syndrome hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers.
Roycroft Appointed to OSB Constitutional Law Section Executive Committee
Attorney Erin Roycroft was appointed to the OSB Constitutional Law Section Executive Committee in February 2021.
Tonkon Torp Congratulates Cleveland High School Constitutional Law Team
Tonkon Torp is thrilled to extend congratulations to the students on the Cleveland High School Constitutional Law Team for advancing to national level competition. After winning the Wild Card spot at the We the People Constitutional State Tournament…
Claire Brown Joins Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner Claire Brown has joined the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) Board of Directors as its Secretary. Tonkon Torp is an active advocate for Oregon’s startup community, and has had an attorney serving on the OEN board since the early…
Anna Sortun Joins Oregon Humanities Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp litigation partner Anna Sortun has been elected to the Board of Directors of Oregon Humanities. Oregon Humanities was established in 1971 and works to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities through…
Rocky Dallum Helps Kick Off the ALS Business Community Challenge
Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum was a featured speaker, helping the ALS Association kick off its 2021 Business Community Challenge. During the virtual kickoff event, Rocky spoke about his personal journey with ALS; he shared the impact of his mother…
Robert Koch Elected Chair-Elect of OSB Constitutional Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been elected Chair-Elect of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Constitutional Law Section and appointed as Chair of its CLE subcommittee. He was first appointed to the section in 2020.
Hibpshman and Hunt Appointed to Leadership Roles in State Bar Committees
Attorney Danica Hibpshman was appointed to the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Cannabis Section Nomination Committee in October 2019. The committee convened to review and vote on nominations for the section’s 2021 executive board positions.
Tyler Harkness Accepted into Leadership Portland
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was accepted into the 2021 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Selection for the program is based on written…
Mick Harris Joins Boards for Community Services, Inc. and College Possible Oregon
Tonkon Torp business attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the College Possible Oregon’s Ambassador Board and the Board of Trustees for Community Services Inc. College Possible Oregon’s Ambassador Board is a group of young professionals under…
James Hein Honored with MBA Pro Bono Award of Merit
On October 14, Tonkon Torp Partner James Hein was honored with the 2020 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Pro Bono Award of Merit. The award was presented at the virtual MBA Annual Meeting to five lawyers whose efforts and community spirit have made a…
Will Gent Joins Blanchet House Young Professionals Board
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Will Gent has joined the Young Professionals Board at Blanchet House, a nonprofit organization that provides meals and housing programs to people in need. Gent will serve as an ambassador of Blanchet House to expand…
Jessica Morgan Joins Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project
Tonkon Torp partner Jessica Morgan has joined the Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project, a nonprofit organization that addresses equity hurdles for underserved cannabis businesses.
Owen Blank Joins MBA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Tonkon Torp partner Owen Blank has been appointed to a three-year term on the Multnomah Bar Association Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The committee works to promote equality in the legal profession and justice system, and diversity in the…
Mick Harris Joins Willamette University Alumni Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the Willamette University Alumni Board. The Board works to foster alumni relations by hosting events, organizing networking opportunities, and providing career resources. "Willamette University…
Bob Koch and Sadie Concepción Share Pro Bono Opportunities on MBA Panel
Attorneys Bob Koch and Sadie Concepción were featured panelists on a June 24 webinar hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association. The program, moderated by US District Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman, offered a variety of perspectives and options…
DENNIS Uniform Repurposes Bolts of Plaid Fabric Into PPE
Generations of private-school families around the country are familiar with the expert tailoring offered by DENNIS Uniform, one of the nation’s leading school uniform makers. Early in March, the long-term Tonkon Torp client directed their expertise…
Parna Mehrbani Appointed Chair of Partners in Diversity
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani has been appointed Chair of the Partners in Diversity (PID) Leadership Council. Partners in Diversity is a program of the Portland Business Alliance Charitable Institute. Mehrbani, who served as vice chair from 2019…
Melina LaMorticella Joins UO Town Hall in Support of International Students
Tonkon Torp Business Immigration partner Melina LaMorticella participated in a virtual town hall hosted by University of Oregon President Michael Schill to help international students navigate this time of crisis and change.