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Tonkon Torp Hosts TiE "Confessions of an Entrepreneur" Event
On September 23, Tonkon Torp and our Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), for the latest installment in their series "Confessions of an Entrepreneur," featuring a speech by Monica Enand of Zapproved.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Targeting Hope Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Targeting Hope - Changing the Face of Cancer Gala on September 18. The evening was a celebration of the successful $1 billion Knight Cancer Challenge fundraiser, to which Tonkon Torp made several donations.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 3rd Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the third annual "Cornhole Classic" put on by Portland YouthBuilders (PYB) on September 11. Ned Perry, a PYB board member, organized the sponsorship.
Steven Wilker Elected Chair of Metropolitan Family Service Board
Steven Wilker was elected chair of the Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) board of directors. MFS was founded in 1950 and works to help people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity, and social isolation.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Open Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the WinCo Portland Open golf tournament held at Pumpkin Ridge August 28-30. Jeff Cronn, Kurt Ruttum, Sherrill Corbett, and Ron Greenman organized Tonkon's participation with the event, which involved filling 80…
Tonkon Torp Supports Youth Progress Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Sixth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 21. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally.
Caroline Harris Crowne Joins MBA Court Liaison Committee
Tonkon Torp litigator Caroline Harris Crowne has been appointed to a three-year term on the Court Liaison Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA). The committee fosters dialogue with the Multnomah County Circuit Court presiding judge and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OMLA Summer Social and Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force helped to sponsor the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association's (OMLA) 15th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction on August 6.
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…