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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to Local Nonprofit Boards
Three Tonkon attorneys, Thomas P. Palmer, Steven M. Wilker, and Jackson Lewis have been appointed to the boards for three local nonprofits, Business for Culture & the Arts (BCA), Metropolitan Family Service, and the Oregon Historical Society.
Tonkon Torp cited as one of 100 best green companies in Oregon
Tonkon Torp earned a place on Oregon Business magazine's 2010 list of "100 Best Green Companies to Work For" and was recently honored at a luncheon hosted by the magazine. The designation is based on results from a portion of the annual Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Increases Contributions to the Campaign for Equal Justice
Tonkon Torp attorneys boosted their contributions to the 2009-2010 Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) by 44 percent over the previous year's campaign, earning the top prize in the Large Firm category for the largest percentage increase. The award was…
Tonkon Torp Donates $5,000 for Haitian Earthquake Victims
In response to the desperate situation in Haiti, Tonkon Torp has donated $5,000 to Medical Teams International to help send medicines, bandages and other medical supplies to the stricken area.
Tonkon Torp Honored for Contributions to Arts & Culture in Oregon
Tonkon Torp has been recognized for outstanding community support of the arts. The firm is among the top 10 medium size organizations honored as a 2009 Business Donor to Arts and Culture in Oregon.
Tonkon Attorneys Invited to Serve on Civic Advisory Panels
Three Tonkon Torp attorneys recently have been appointed to serve on key advisory panels charting the Portland area's future. Owen Blank was named to the Downtown Vision Task Force formed in late 2008 to identify a collective vision for the future of…
Portland immigration attorney honored for oversight role on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service committee
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has honored Tonkon Torp attorney Turid L. Owren with a presidential commendation for outstanding leadership in liaison.
Pro Bono Takes Center Stage at Prominent Local Firm Retreat
Tonkon Torp's legacy of pro bono was a cornerstone of the firm's annual retreat this year. This Multnomah Lawyer article highlights the firm's commitment to pro bono, a core value of the firm since its inception that continues to this day.
Tonkon Torp Helps a Military Family Fight Back Against Creditors
Tonkon Torp LLP recently achieved a series of victories on behalf of its pro bono client, the family of an Oregon National Guardsmen serving in Iraq. In a case that has gained widespread media attention, Tonkon Torp attorney Paul Conable has been…
Tonkon Torp Enhances Scholarship at Lewis & Clark Law School
Thanks to a generous contribution from Tonkon Torp LLP, Timothy Foster can follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, Warren A. McMinimee, a Tillamook attorney instrumental in establishing public access to all Oregon beaches. Foster '04, a third…