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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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Pro Bono for the Non-Litigator

Owen Blank and Jarell Hunt have written an article on "Pro Bono for the Non-Litigator," published in the November issue of Multnomah Lawyer. In the article, the two lawyers share their expeirence working with Lewis & Clark's Small Businss Legal…
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Sarah Einowski Receives Outstanding Mentor Award from Lewis & Clark Law

Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski was honored with an Outstanding Mentor award from Lewis & Clark Law School. At the April 14 presentation ceremony, Sarah received her award from her 1L mentee, and Sarah Petersen, Assistant Dean for Career…
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Owen Blank Helps OAME Celebrate 30 Years

Tonkon Torp attorney Owen Blank was a featured panelist at the 30th Annual Trade Show and Luncheon of the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME). Held on May 10 in Portland, the event honored three decades of partnerships that OAME has…
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Max Miller Joins Board of Directors of Faithful Friends Mentoring Program

Tonkon Torp partner Max M. Miller, Jr. has joined the Board of Directors of Faithful Friends Mentoring Program. The community-based program matches at-risk children with mentors – selected from partnering churches – who provide support and stability…
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Owen Blank Joins Newly Formed MBA Public Service Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Owen Blank has been appointed to a new Multnomah Bar Association committee focused on encouraging lawyers to engage in public service (both inside and outside of the legal arena) and facilitating their access to opportunities to…
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Kristin Bremer Moore Joins Girls Inc. Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest. The nonprofit organization offers programs and mentorships that encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual, and…
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