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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OLIO Orientation
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force sponsored the Oregon Law Foundation's August 7-9 OLIO (Opportunities for Law in Oregon) Orientation held in Hood River, Oregon. The Orientation is an all-expense paid conference for incoming law students who can…
Chris Erickson Appointed to OSB Intellectual Property Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Chris Erickson has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s (OSB) Intellectual Property section. The Intellectual Property section of the OSB provides events and forums for attorneys interested in…
Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Book Drive for Kids
Tonkon Torp's summer associates took part in a children's book drive organized by the Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA). The books were collected for children ages zero to five and were donated to the Insights Teen Parent Program.
Anna Sortun Named to Emerge Oregon Board
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has been named to the board of directors of Emerge Oregon, which offers training programs for Democratic women in Oregon who aspire to elected offices. Emerge Oregon is part of a 14-state network that seeks to identify…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors "Send a Kid to Camp" Golf Invitational
Tonkon Torp was an "Eagle" Sponsor at the 14th Annual Les Schwab Tires Send a Kid to Camp Golf Invitational on July 27. All proceeds from the event went to Les Schwab's summer camp program, where children with disabilities get financial help to…
2014-15 Tonkon Torp Scholarship Recipient Announced
Gabe Hinman, a third-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is the recipient of the annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2014-15. Lewis and Clark Law School Dean Jennifer Johnson and Associate Dean Martha Spence selected Hinman…
Blerina Kotori Selected for Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Civil Rights Section. The Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section provides bar members with opportunities to develop their civil rights…
Corbett Gordon Offers Youth Tips on Hiring/Firing Laws
At a recent event hosted by Tonkon Torp, Corbett Gordon spoke to a group of young adults from New Avenues for Youth about their legal rights and responsibilities in the world of work. Her presentation was part of the PAVE (Promoting Avenues to…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Youth Progress
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to Youth Progress, a nonprofit, independent living organization that has been providing Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community members…
Tonkon Torp Acknowledged at 2015 Drammy Awards
Tonkon Torp was acknowledged at the 2015 Drammy Awards on June 29 as a thank you for allowing the Drammy Committee to meet at Tonkon Torp. The mission of the Drammy Committee is to increase the attention paid to live theatre produced in Portland by…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend Latino
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend Latino event which ran June 26 through June 28. Portland Startup Weekend is a competition that brings together software developers, graphics designers, and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Educator Symposium
Tonkon Torp was a workshop sponsor at the Right Brain Initiative's "Imagine This!" creativity symposium for educators on June 16-18. Imagine This! helps classroom teachers, arts teachers, principals, curriculum directors, and teaching artists deepen…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Golf Classic
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Club of Portland (OCOP) Golf Classic held at Pumpkin Ridge on June 8. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. OCOP is a group of members united to promote and further the…
Portland YouthBuilders Spotlights Ned Perry and Tonkon Torp
Ned Perry and Tonkon Torp LLP are featured in the May 2015 PYB Newsletter's Supporter Spotlight. Ned Perry has been a longtime volunteer and has served on the PYB Board of Directors since 2012.
Tonkon Torp Donates to the Small Business Legal Clinic
Tonkon Torp made a donation in support of Lewis & Clark Law School's Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC). The SBLC Pro-Bono Program works to assist small business owners who otherwise cannot afford to pay for legal services.
Tonkon Torp Donates to the Forest Park Conservancy
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC), which works to protect and foster the ecological health of Forest Park, maintain and enhance the park's extensive trail network, and inspire community appreciation and future…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Attend BTA Anniversary Event
Kimberlee Stafford organized Tonkon Torp's participation at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) 25th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser auction on May 28. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Family & Child Service Fundraiser
On May 19, Tonkon Torp sponsored the "Celebrating Our Caring Community" fundraiser luncheon put on by Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS). Michael Millender, a JFCS board member, organized the sponsorship.