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Wilker Elected Vice Chair of Metropolitan Family Services Board

Steven Wilker has been elected Vice Chairman of the board of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS). Through social innovation and a focus on prevention, MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed at home, in school and in the community.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts "Freedom to Marry" CLE

Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon and Basic Rights Oregon for a CLE presentation on "Freedom to Marry in Oregon Post Windsor-Perry." The CLE reflected on recent Supreme Court rulings on the historic marriage cases - Windsor v. United States and…
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Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 29, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group hosted their fourth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, which included several…
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Dan Skerritt Chairs American College of Trial Lawyers Jury Committee

Tonkon Torp litigator Daniel H. Skerritt has been appointed to chair the Jury Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers. A highly respected litigator with more than three decades of experience, Skerritt represents plaintiffs and defendants…
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Owen Blank Joins Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Board

Business attorney Owen D. Blank has been elected to the board of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). Long active in the Portland community, Blank has served on the boards and advisory panels of many local organizations.
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Tonkon Attorneys Golf for Youth, Rights & Justice

Gwen Griffith and Matt Joseph participated at the June 7 Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) Golf Open. The Open was a benefit for SchoolWorks, a YRJ organization serving over 2,500 Oregon foster kids.
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Harris Crowne Joins Portland City Club’s Research Board

Litigator Caroline Harris Crowne has been appointed to the Research Board of the Portland City Club. A partner in Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, Harris Crowne’s practice focuses on commercial contracts, business owner disputes and forensic…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Hosts Le Monde "Iron Chef" Event

Tonkon Torp hosted the Le Monde Immersion Public Charter School for an "Iron Chef" fundraiser competition, at which Tonkon was also a sponsor. Tonkon's participation was organized by Shouka Rezvani, a Le Monde board member
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA's Alice Awards Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the May 4 Alice Awards and Auction Dinner, held by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA). David Forman, a BTA board member, organized Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
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Multnomah County Again Honors Tonkon Torp Attorney Max Miller

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners and the Multnomah County Citizen Involvement Committee have honored Tonkon Torp attorney Max M. Miller, Jr. with a 2013 Multnomah County Volunteer Award for his service on the Regional Arts and Culture…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Photolucida's Portland Photo Month

In April, Tonkon Torp sponsored Photolucida's celebration of Portland Photo Month. Tonkon's sponsorship was organized by Anna Sortun, a Photolucida board member.
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Tonkon Torp Supports Central City Concern Event

Tonkon Torp was a supporter at a Central City Concern (CCC) event for the Letty Owings Center, where addicted mothers and pregnant women can live and recover with their children. Tonkon's involvement with the event was organized by Susan O'Donnell…
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Tonkon Torp Scholarship Awarded to 5 Lewis & Clark Law Students

Each year since 1987, at least one student at Lewis & Clark Law School has benefitted from a scholarship established by the firm in the name of founding partners Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick H. Torp. This year, the school’s Dean and Associate Dean…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Human Solutions Inc.'s (HSI) "Tonight's the Night" 25th Anniversary Gala and Auction, on April 26. Krista Hardwick, an HSI board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classroom Law Project Event

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the April 24 Legal Citizen of the Year dinner held by the Classroom Law Project (CLP). Paul Conable, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Basic Rights Oregon Lunch

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Basic Rights Oregon's Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon on April 18. Kimberlee Stafford and Tonkon's Diversity Task Force organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Attorneys Attend FBA Annual Awards Lunch

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the April 18 Federal Bar Association (FBA) Oregon Chapter Annual Awards Lunch. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both FBA Oregon Chapter board members, organized Tonkon's attendance at the lunch.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail's The Aliens Production

Tonkon Torp was a production sponsor for Third Rail Repertory Theatre's production The Aliens, which ran from April 12 to May 5. Ava Schoen, a Third Rail board member, organized Tonkon's sponsorship of the play.
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Tonkon Torp Supports YWCA for Series of Events

Tonkon Torp supported the YWCA in a series of events relating to their 21st Annual Inspire Luncheon. On April 9, Tonkon hosted Fred Meyer executives and vendors for a dinner event on behalf of the YWCA. On April 10, Tonkon hosted the YWCA and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at First Citizen Lunch

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the April 10 First Citizen Award Luncheon hosted by the Portland Association of Metropolitan Realtors. The 2013 Portland First Citizen honoree was Jean DeMaster, Executive Director of Human Solutions Inc. (HSI). Ned…
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