Tonkon Torp Sponsors Civil Rights Act Anniversary Event

kon Torp was an awards sponsor at the "50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Past, Present and Future" program held at Portland State University on October 6. The event featured a welcome from Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ARCS Luncheon

Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a table with Geffen Mesher at the October 23 ARCS luncheon, held at the Portland Art Museum. ARCS Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate and undergraduate…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Write Around Portland

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Write Around Portland (WAP) as part of their October 23 XY&Z Fundraiser. Hilary Hanes, who frequently volunteers at WAP along with his wife, instigated Tonkon's participation in the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors MBA Social

On October 23, Tonkon Torp sponsored the annual Absolutely Social event held by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA). The social was a fundraiser and food drive for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OSPF Reception

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Parks Foundation (OSPF) for their October 22 reception with new State Parks director Lisa Van Laanen. OSPF board members Jon Stride and Ryan Bledsoe attended the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Equal Justice Works Dinner

On October 22, Tonkon Torp was a benefactor sponsor at the annual Equal Justice Works Dinner in Washington, DC. Summer associates Darian Hands and Stefanie Wilson attended the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OBA Statesman Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual Statesman Dinner on October 21, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group. Drew Hagedorn attended the event and worked to fill…
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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.
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Oregon Humanities Taps Jeff Cronn for Board of Directors

Jeffrey Cronn has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon Humanities. Cronn is a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he has chaired the firm's Business Department since 2008. His legal practice emphasizes merger and acquisition (M&A…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors SCRAP Rumble

Tonkon Torp's Sustainability Committee sponsored SCRAP's Rebel Craft Rumble event on October 15. Elizabeth Goodman, a SCRAP board member, managed Tonkon's involvement with the event. SCRAP is a donation-based creative reuse store and donation center…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Dinner

On October 15, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Jeff Woodcox was in charge of filling the table, and attended the event along with several Tonkon attorneys and…
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Brian Booth Writers' Fund Officially Launched

Portland’s Literary Arts organization has publicly announced establishment of the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund, created in honor of the Tonkon Torp founding partner who was instrumental in creating the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships.
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Tonkon Torp Fundraises for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger

On October 10, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts. Tonkon Torp's staff and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Think Out Loud/City Club Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored two tables at the debate between incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber & Republican challenger Dennis Richardson, sponsored by Think Out Loud and the Portland City Club on October 10.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Basic Rights Oregon Gala

Tonkon Torp and the Diversity Task Force sponsored the October 10 IGNITE Gala, held by Basic Rights Oregon. Kimberlee Stafford was the lead attorney on this event and worked to fill the Tonkon Torp table.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Parks Lunch

On October 7, Jeff Woodcox and Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Parks Foundation (PPF) for a brown-bag lunch briefing to discuss the parks bond measure and PPF's activities in general.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the October 2 Home Brew Fundraiser put on by Portland YouthBuilders (PYB). Ned Perry, a PYB board member, took a lead role in producing the event and attended along with Eric Beach, David Petersen, and Tatiana Perry.
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Chris Pallanch Models for OWLS Event

Chris Pallanch was a model at the Dress for Success fashion show event held by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) on October 2. Ava Schoen, Loree Devery, Robyn Aoyagi and Caroline Harris Crowne attended the event.
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Albina Head Start Renames Building to Honor Owen Blank

When Owen Blank recently helped Albina Head Start (AHS) to secure a stronger financial position through a series of complex debt retirement and real estate transactions, he did it on a pro bono basis, as he has for nearly two decades. This week, AHS…
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Tonkon Torp Entrepreneurial Group Hosts Panel Seminar

Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services group held a panel seminar, "I Have an Idea? Now What?", on September 30. Leon Simson brought together a panel of experienced entrepreneurs for the event and moderated the discussion on how to get from concept…
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