Pro Bono Opportunity Change Lives: Helping Juvenile Sex Offenders with Registration Relief

Multnomah Lawyer published the below article, in their June 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and their efforts to recruit more attorney volunteers. Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou banded together in 2011 to…
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Corbett Gordon Presents to PSU Students

Corbett Gordon gave a presentation on June 3 to the Human Resource Capstone Seminar class for senior level human resource students at Portland State University. The presentation covered the topic of religious accommodation in the workplace.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA Alice Awards

On May 31, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) 2014 Alice Awards. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Literary Arts

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Literary Arts, a nonprofit with the mission of engaging readers, supporting writers, and inspiring the next generation with great literature. Tom Palmer organized the contribution, which was made in tribute to Tonkon…
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Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk Present at PSU

Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk gave a presentation to Portland State University international students on May 14. This is the third successive year the PSU Office of International Affairs - International Student Services has invited the Tonkon Torp…
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Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Talk Law Careers with PSU Students

On May 28, Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke about careers in business law to a group of undergraduate accounting majors at Portland State University.
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Tonkon Torp Tax Group Holds Breakfast Briefing

Tonkon Torp's Tax practice group held a breakfast briefing presentation for local CPAs, clients, and contacts on the subject of "Choice of Entity in Oregon."
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah CourtCare

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the 11th Annual CourtCare Campaign which ran through May 23. Volunteers of America Oregon operates CourtCare in a converted jury room in the downtown Multnomah County Courthouse, and in the new East Multnomah County…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Federal Bar Association's annual dinner on May 22. Chris Pallanch is on the board of directors for the FBA's Oregon Chapter and played a key role in planning and promoting this year's dinner.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors "Celebrate Trade" Event

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Scholarship Gala on May 19. The proceeds from gala sponsorships will be used to fund the Oregon Consular Corps International Relations…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OADC Seminar

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC) for an educational seminar on May 16.
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Rick Martson Participates in Pro Bono Panel

Rick Martson was a panelist at the seminar "Pathways to Justice: Federal Pro Bono Panel Helps Meet Legal Needs," held May 16 in Eugene.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Washington State University Meeting

On May 17, Tonkon Torp hosted Washington State University for a meeting of their Honors College Advisory Board.
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Bob Carey Presents on Background Investigations at OSCPA Conference

On May 9, Bob Carey presented at the 2014 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Construction Industry Conference. Bob's topic was "Background Investigations and Social Media in the Workplace."
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Le Monde Iron Chef Event

Tonkon Torp hosted the Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School for their annual Iron Chef fundraiser on May 10.
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Stafford Appointed to County Sustainability Advisory Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Kimberlee A. Stafford has been appointed to serve a two-year term on Multnomah County‚Äôs Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation The Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation is a citizen commission that provides…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend which ran from April 25 through April 27. The Portland Startup Weekend brings together people with different skill sets - primarily software developers…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors, Leon Simson Speaks at NW Bankruptcy Institute

Tonkon Torp was a "Reception Sponsor" at the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute on April 25 in Seattle, Washington. The annual Institute was sponsored by the Oregon and Washington State Bar.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PSU HRMA Event

Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment practice group sponsored the annual fundraiser event held by the Portland State University Human Resources Management Association (PSU HRMA) on April 24. Corbett Gordon attended the event and also organized the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PSU Real Estate Conference

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the 9th Annual Real Estate Conference hosted by Portland State University on April 23.
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