Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Children's Book Drive

On July 11, Tonkon Torp finished its participation in the 2017 Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA) book drive and fundraiser. Tonkon's participation was led by our summer associates Rebecca Ok and Gus Martinez. The OLRA book drive was a…
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Rocky Dallum Leads Fundraising Effort for ALS Association

On July 8, the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of The ALS Association held its 2017 Ride to Defeat ALS. Rocky Dallum led a fundraising team at the event called "Bike for Mike," inspired by his mother, Ilene "Mike" Dallum, who lost her battle with…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Kids Community Learning Center

Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship donation to the Kids Community Learning Center (KCLC). KCLC's mission is to provide a nurturing environment in which kids grow together outside of school time through creative exploration, meaningful relationships, and…
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Tonkon Attorneys Participate in 2017 Corporate Kickball Event

Tonkon Torp was a "Red Rubber Baller" sponsor, and fielded a team, at the 2017 Playworks Pacific Northwest Corporate Kickball event on June 23. Haley Morrison, chair of the Playworks NW board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the…
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Environmental & Natural Resources Group Hosts 2017 Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 17, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted its 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 Jeanette Schuster…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Sustainable Future Section Summer Social

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Bar's Sustainable Future Section Summer Social on June 14. Max Miller brought the event to Tonkon and Jeri Chavis helped organized Tonkon's participation at the event.
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Darcy Norville Joins Board of Directors of the Campaign for Equal Justice

Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Darcy Norville has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ). The nonprofit organization raises funds to ensure Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens have access to legal aid programs…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Mt. Scott Golf Marathon

Tonkon was a sponsor at the inaugural Mt. Scott Golf Marathon on June 11. Frank Weiss led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Money raised by the Golf Marathon went to the Mt. Scott Learning Center, an alternative high school that works with…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Artists Repertory Theatre

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Artists Repertory Theatre, whose mission is to engage diverse audiences in fresh, thought-provoking, and intimate theatre. Drea Schmidt coordinated the donation and serves on the Theatre's board of directors.
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

Led by Owen Blank, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). OJCF's mission is to create, promote, and facilitate a culture of giving, and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the…
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Corbett Gordon Sponsors Original Practice Shakespeare Fundraiser

Corbett Gordon sponsored a table at the May 27 fundraiser for Tonkon pro bono client Original Practice Shakespeare (OPS) Festival. OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area by reviving the old. First Folio editions…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 FBA Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Federal Bar Association's annual dinner on May 25. The sponsorship was organized by Chris Pallanch and Jeff Bradford, both members of FBA Oregon's board of directors, with Chris serving as its Vice President. At…
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Michael Willes Joins Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Willes has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation Board. The Foundation provides fundraising and community relations support so the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center can…
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Tonkon Torp Supports 2017 Multnomah CourtCare

Tonkon Torp contributed $1,000 in support of the 14th Annual CourtCare Campaign which ran through May 19. Volunteers of America Oregon operates CourtCare in the downtown and East Multnomah County Courthouses, providing free childcare services for…
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Gwen Griffith Honored with Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Merit

Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith has been honored with the 2017 Pro Bono Award of Merit. The award, which is sponsored by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) and Legal Aid Services of Oregon, is given annually to a lawyer or group who strengthens…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Justice Luncheon

Tonkon Torp was a Gault sponsor at the May 15 Justice Luncheon and Workshop put on by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Sam Fullhart took the lead coordinating Tonkon's attendance at the education workshop and luncheon, while Gwen Griffith organized the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Oregon Technology Awards

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Technology Association of Oregon's (TAO) 2017 Oregon Technology Awards on May 11. The Oregon Technology Awards celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry. Brenda Meltebeke led Tonkon…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PICA Fundraising Gala

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the May 13 Hot House Fundraising Gala put on by the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA). Kristin Bremer Moore, who serves on the PICA board of trustees and executive committee, managed Tonkon's involvement with…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Young Audiences' Annual Gala

Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the "Fly Away with YA" Annual Gala held by Young Audiences Arts for Learning on May 4. Max Miller and Ron Greenman led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with James Hein, Mark LeRoux and each of…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts ACLU Lawyers' Committee

Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon Lawyers' Committee for a meeting on May 2. Steven Wilker and Sarah Einowski led Tonkon's involvement with the meeting; Steven and Sarah are both members of the Lawyers' Committee (Steven is Vice Chair), The…
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