Sarah Einowski Speaks at Art of the Possible

In October, Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski spoke on a panel at the "Art of the Possible" event held at the University of Oregon. Her panel topic was on giving back to the community while in private practice. Sarah shared her experience of…
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Gwen Griffith Presents The CLiF Project at OSB Pro Bono Fair

Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith participated in a presentation discussing The CLiF (Changing Lives Forever) Project at the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Pro Bono Fair on October 26. The event was held in conjunction with the American Bar Association…
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Tonkon Torp Congratulates the Oregon Historical Society

Congratulations to the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) for receiving a 2017 Award of Merit through the annual Leadership in History Awards given out by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). The award was given in recognition…
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Gwen Griffith Appointed to Business License Appeals Board

Tonkon Torp tax attorney Gwen Griffith has been appointed to the City of Portland’s Business License Appeals Board. The Board hears and decides appeals of decisions issued by the City of Portland's Revenue Bureau related to business license, business…
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Christopher Pallanch is President-Elect for Oregon Federal Bar Association

Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been voted in as President-Elect for the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The Federal Bar Association is the principal point of contact for attorneys with the federal judicial bench, and…
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Shouka Rezvani Covers Ethical Issues Related to Running Private Foundations and Public Charities

Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani recently participated in a Foundation Philanthropy Forum panel hosted by the Oregon Community Foundation. The panel focused on ethical issues related to running a public charity or private foundation. During the…
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Tyler Harkness Joins Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness has joined the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) Board of Directors as its Secretary. Tonkon Torp is an active advocate for Oregon's startup community, and has had an attorney serving on the OEN board since the…
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Caroline Harris Crowne Elected to City Club of Portland Board of Governors

Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne has been elected to the Board of Governors of the City Club of Portland. She has been active with the nonprofit civic organization since 2005, serving as chair and adviser to several research committees, as…
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Will Gent Appointed to MBA Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Will Gent has been appointed to the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young lawyers. The…
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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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