Diversity Task Force Sponsors OMLA Annual Auction

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a sponsor of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) 15th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction on July 31.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jazz Festival

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the 34th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, which ran July 18 through July 20. The festival was put on by the Jazz Society of Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Easter Seals Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was an "Eagle Sponsor" at Easter Seals of Oregon's "Send a Kid to Camp" Golf Tournament on July 14. Kurt Ruttum was the organizing attorney for this event and participated in the tournament along with Bob Carey, Jessica Morgan, and…
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Max Miller Named Vice Chair of RACC Executive Committee

Tonkon Torp environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been elected Vice Chair of the Regional Arts & Culture Council's (RACC) Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 term. Max has been a member of the RACC board of directors since 2009 and has been a…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Third Rail Repertory Theatre

On July 12, Tonkon Torp hosted Third Rail Repertory Theatre for a donor and cast party. Ava Schoen, a Third Rail board member, was the attorney in charge of this event. Ava Schoen, a Third Rail board member, was the attorney in charge of this event.
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Tonkon Torp’s Jeff Bradford Joins Federal Bar Association Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Bradford has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), Oregon Chapter. Bradford is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on breach of contract actions…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts BCA for Meeting and Art Tour

On June 25, Tonkon Torp hosted Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA) for a reception and tour of the art in our offices. Tom Palmer, a member of the BCA board of directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Steven Wilker Discusses No-Fly Ruling on Local News

Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was interviewed on KGW and KOIN about yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ordering the government to change their rules and procedures regarding the no-fly list. Steven appeared in…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ CLE

Tonkon Torp was lead sponsor at the "Kids for Cash" ethics CLE put on by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on June 23. The sponsorship was organized by Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Northwest Art Council for Meeting and Art Tour

Tonkon Torp hosted the Northwest Art Council of the Portland Art Museum for their annual meeting and a tour of the art in our offices on June 10. Ingolf Noto, Tom Palmer, and Joe Voboril led Tonkon's involvement with the event and chaperoned our…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OMLA's IMAGE Program

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a sponsor of OMLA's second annual IMAGE (Inspiring Minority Attorneys Towards Growth and Excellence) Program on June 6.
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Environmental & Natural Resources Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 7, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted their fifth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, including Tonkon…
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Pro Bono Opportunity Change Lives: Helping Juvenile Sex Offenders with Registration Relief

Multnomah Lawyer published the below article, in their June 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and their efforts to recruit more attorney volunteers. Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou banded together in 2011 to…
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Corbett Gordon Presents to PSU Students

Corbett Gordon gave a presentation on June 3 to the Human Resource Capstone Seminar class for senior level human resource students at Portland State University. The presentation covered the topic of religious accommodation in the workplace.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA Alice Awards

On May 31, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) 2014 Alice Awards. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Literary Arts

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Literary Arts, a nonprofit with the mission of engaging readers, supporting writers, and inspiring the next generation with great literature. Tom Palmer organized the contribution, which was made in tribute to Tonkon…
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Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk Present at PSU

Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk gave a presentation to Portland State University international students on May 14. This is the third successive year the PSU Office of International Affairs - International Student Services has invited the Tonkon Torp…
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Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Talk Law Careers with PSU Students

On May 28, Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke about careers in business law to a group of undergraduate accounting majors at Portland State University.
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Tonkon Torp Tax Group Holds Breakfast Briefing

Tonkon Torp's Tax practice group held a breakfast briefing presentation for local CPAs, clients, and contacts on the subject of "Choice of Entity in Oregon."
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah CourtCare

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the 11th Annual CourtCare Campaign which ran through May 23. Volunteers of America Oregon operates CourtCare in a converted jury room in the downtown Multnomah County Courthouse, and in the new East Multnomah County…
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