Jackson Lewis Gives Art of Leadership Presentation

Jackson Lewis gave a presentation on February 6 to the Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA) Art of Leadership Program. Jackson discussed the legal responsibilities of nonprofit board members.
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Tonkon Torp Purchases Membership with Friends of Tryon Creek

Led by Max Miller, Tonkon Torp purchased an annual membership with Friends of Tryon Creek (FOTC). FOTC's goal is to add value to the community's experience of Tryon Creek State Natural Area through education, maintenance, volunteer opportunities and…
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Minds Matter

Tonkon Torp donated to Minds Matter of Portland in February. Minds Matter is a nonprofit with the mission to transform the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families. Their goal is to equip underprivileged high school…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Lewis & Clark Law School's Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC). SBLC provides business transactional legal advice to new and emerging businesses, cooperatives, nonprofit corporations, and housing authorities.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Education Partners Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Education Partners' Winter Gold fundraising event on February 1. Jeff Cronn, a board member and past chair of the organization, attended the event and organized the sponsorship. The mission of Marathon Education…
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Claire Brown Appointed to Youth Progress Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Claire Brown has been appointed to the board of Youth Progress, a non-profit, independent living organization that provides Oregon youth with skills and structure to help them become successful community members.
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Regional Arts & Culture Council

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) for the Right Brain Initiative. The goal of the Right Brain Initiative is to impact learning by integrating the community's arts and cultural resources into the education of every…
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Tonkon Torp Joins Oregon Water Resources Congress

Tonkon Torp renewed its membership with Oregon Water Resources Congress, a nonprofit trade association that represents irrigation districts, water control districts, drainage districts, water improvement districts, and others across the state of…
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Tonkon Torp Becomes Research Sponsor of Portland City Club

Tonkon Torp renewed its corporate membership with the City Club of Portland and made a "Research" sponsor donation. Our research sponsorship will help fund future and current City Club studies. Caroline Harris Crowne organized the sponsorship and is…
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Two Lawyers Work to Give Ex-offenders a New Start

The Oregon State Bar Bulletin published the below article, authored by Cliff Collins, in their January 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and its two founding lawyers, Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou. Griffith and…
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Tonkon Torp Supports Community Transitional School for the 24th Year

Tonkon Torp delivered gifts to be distributed to the kids at the Community Transitional School this past December. This was the firm's 24th year of supporting this great school that provides much-needed stability in the lives of homeless children in…
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Brian Booth State Park Honors One of Tonkon Torp’s Founding Partners

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department recently unveiled the sign that officially introduced Brian Booth State Park along Highway 101 on the Oregon coast. In addition to being a founding partner of Tonkon Torp, Brian, who died in March 2012, was…
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Tonkon sponsors Holiday Lunch honoring Women Judges

Tonkon was a sponsor of the 23rd annual holiday luncheon honoring women judges hosted by Queen's Bench on December 10.
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Diversity Task Force Hosts OMLA Holiday Meeting

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for their annual holiday meeting and social on December 5.
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Bledsoe Appointed to Chair OSB’s Antitrust Section Executive Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Ryan Bledsoe has been appointed as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section. The section provides bar members with opportunities to develop and improve their understanding of…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts the WSU Foundation for Undergraduate Luncheon

Tonkon Torp hosted the WSU Foundation for a luncheon with WSU undergraduate business students on November 25. Ted Herzog, a WSU Foundation trustee board member, gave a presentation to the attendees.
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Max Miller Honored by Oregon State Bar for Sustainability Accomplishments

Environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been awarded the President’s Sustainability Award by the Oregon State Bar. The award recognizes members who have made “significant contributions to the goal of sustainability in the legal profession in…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors World Affairs Council Event

On November 22, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the World Affairs Council of Oregon's 4th Annual World Quest event. The mission of the World Affairs Council of Oregon is to broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs and to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at SAGE Award Dinner

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the first annual Senior Advocates for Generational Equity (SAGE) Award Dinner on November 21. The dinner honored Dick and Jeanne Roy of the Center for Earth Leadership. Max Miller and his wife Lori Miller co-sponsored…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Extravaganza

Tonkon Torp was a lead sponsor at Youth, Rights, & Justice's (YRJ) 5th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza on November 16. YRJ's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families through legal representation and advocacy in the…
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