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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 Makes Donation to Costco Scholarship Fund

Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group made a financial contribution to the Costco Scholarship Fund. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified, underrepresented minority students who wish to attend…
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Building Blocks to Success

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Building Blocks to Success at the request of Bruce Berning, who serves as Board Advisor to the nonprofit. The mission of Building Blocks is to get ethnically and gender diverse underserved youth from North and Northeast…
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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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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 CLP Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on September 22. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the event. CLP works to bring vital and engaging civics…
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Tonkon Torp Team Participates in Race for the Cure

Led by Jeri Chavis, Tonkon Torp had a team (the "Pink Torpedoes") at the September 17 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The Race for the Cure Series is the world's largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ALS Association State Capital Walk

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the State Capital Walk, held on September 16 by the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the ALS Association. Rocky Dallum was the lead attorney and participated in the walk with his team, Mike's Meanderers, named after…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Wild Splendor 2017

Wild Splendor 2017 event put on by Columbia Land Trust on September 14. Max Miller led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Columbia Land Trust's mission is to conserve and care for the vital lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors TiE Pitch Club

Led by Leon Simson, Tonkon Torp and its Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group was a sponsor at the September 12 Pitch Club gathering put on by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). Pitch Club is a recurring event that offers attendees and entrepreneurs…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Fifth Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Portland YouthBuilders' (PYB) fifth annual "Cornhole Classic" on September 8. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Ned Perry, a member of the PYB board of directors. Founded in 1995, PYB serves more than…
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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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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Benefit Dinner

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Club of Portland's (OCOP) Big Green Benefit Dinner on September 7. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner. Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner were donated to the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Volunteers of America Dinner

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Volunteers of America Oregon in honor of Gwyneth Gamble Booth, widow of Tonkon Torp founding partner Brian Booth. Gwyneth was honored with the 2017 DePriest Award for Excellence at their September 7 dinner.
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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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Tonkon Torp Supports 2017 Youth Progress Golf Event

Tonkon Torp was a "hole sponsor" at the Eighth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 18. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Light the Night Kickoff Event

On August 16, Tonkon Torp hosted Light the Night for their Executive Leadership Challenge Kickoff. Sarah Einowski, a member of Light the Night's Executive Leadership Committee, brought the event to Tonkon. Light the Night is a fundraising branch of…
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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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