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Caroline Harris Crowne Looks at Mediation Clauses in Contracts for OSB Program
On March 13, Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne led a session on the inclusion of mediation clauses in contracts during an Oregon State Bar program on Controversial Issues in Mediation. She described the unintended consequences that can…
Sarah Einowski Reviews SECURE Act Impact on Estate Planning
On March 12, Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski spoke at the 2020 Spring Financial Forum hosted by the Financial Planning Association of Oregon and SW Washington. Her session focused on how the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement…
Sarah Einowski Joins Portland YouthBuilders Board of Directors
PORTLAND, Ore. (March 18, 2020) Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski has joined the Board of Directors of Portland YouthBuilders (PYB). The nonprofit serves more than 200 youths a year in a unique wrap-around program that combines high school…
Robert Koch Represents the District of Oregon to the Ninth Circuit Conference of Chief District Judges
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch recently represented the District of Oregon at the Ninth Circuit’s Conference of Chief District Judges held in San Diego, CA. The Conference of Chief District Judges brings together the chief judges of the 15 judicial…
Robert Koch Appointed to Two OSB Section Executive Committees
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been appointed to the Executive Committees of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Appellate Practice and Constitutional Law Sections. The OSB Appellate Practice Section serves state and federal appellate practitioners in…
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Appointed to OSB Section Executive Committees
Four Tonkon Torp attorneys have been appointed to the Executive Committees of their respective Oregon State Bar (OSB) sections.
Kimberlee Stafford Elected Chair of The Street Trust Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner Kimberlee Stafford has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors for The Street Trust. The Street Trust is a nonprofit organization that promotes community partnerships to improve public transit, walking and bicycling…
Anna Sortun Confirmed to Oregon Government Ethics Commission
On November 20, the Oregon State Senate approved Governor Kate Brown’s appointment of Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun to serve as a Commissioner on the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC).
Steven Wilker Receives Inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award
Tonkon Torp presented the inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award to attorney Steven Wilker at its annual retreat. The Pro Bono Committee chose Steven as the first recipient of the award in recognition of the hundreds of hours he has…
Parna Mehrbani Covers Professionalism with the Deschutes County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Deschutes County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
Parna Mehrbani Leads CLE on Professionalism to Umatilla County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Umatilla County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
Tonkon Torp Donates Technology to Albina Head Start
Thanks to Danny Enroth and our IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated 30 used but functional computers with monitors and keyboards to Albina Head Start. Albina Head Start and Early Head Start serve children and families, providing child growth and…
Environmental & Natural Resources Group Organizes SOLVE IT Earth Day Cleanup Project
Jeanette Schuster, Janet Neuman, and Elizabeth Goodman volunteered during the 30th annual statewide SOLVE IT for Earth Day cleanup initiative.
Janet Neuman Joins Oregon State Parks Foundation Board of Trustees
Tonkon Torp attorney Janet Neuman has joined the Board of Trustees for the Oregon State Parks Foundation
Tonkon Torp Purchases Membership with High Desert Museum
Led by Al Kennedy, Tonkon Torp purchased a 2019 corporate membership with the High Desert Museum. Al is a member of the museum's Board of Directors.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Tonkon Torp gave a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). Founded in 1989, OJCF’s mission is to build and promote a culture of giving in Oregon and Southwest Washington that supports a thriving Jewish community.
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…
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…