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Tonkon Torp Donates to Kids Community Learning Center
Guided by Colin Geiger, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Kids Community Learning (KCLC) Center, to buy a piano for the children in the program. Colin is a KCLC board member and was recently elected to serve as President of the Board.
Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Raphael House
Blerina Kotori organized a Tonkon Torp donation to Raphael House of Portland, a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence. Raphael House offers emergency shelter in a confidential location, a 24-hour in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 YRJ Gala
Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the 8th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on October 15. Gwen Griffith, past president of the YRJ Board, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event. Tonkon Torp has a…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors AILA Oregon Gala
Led by our Immigration practice group, Tonkon Torp was a premiere sponsor at the 2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Oregon Gala on October 20. Melina LaMorticella, chair of AILA's Oregon chapter, attended the event along with Turid…
Tonkon Torp Participates in Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
On October 7, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Koren Benish organized the firm's fundraising efforts
Tonkon Torp Donates to Youth, Rights & Justice Give!Guide Campaign
Led by Gwen Griffitn, Tonkon Torp made a matching donation to Willamette Week's Give!Guide for Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith is on the board of directors of YRJ, a nonprofit serving children and youth, primarily those in foster care…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, in support of their upcoming community events. David Forman is on the Jewish Federation board of directors.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 "Gathering of Good"
Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual "A Gathering of Good" dinner and fundraiser, held October 6. Tonkon's involvement was led by Steven Wilker, chair of the MFS board of directors and executive committee.
Tonkon Renews Membership with Oregon Sports Authority
On behalf of board member, Chris Erickson, Tonkon Torp renewed its gold-level membership with Oregon Sports Authority (OSA). OSA has served as the state's sports economic development arm for more than 20 years, injecting more than $200 million into…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Think & Drink Series
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment in support of Oregon Humanities' 2016 Think & Drink series of events. Think & Drink is designed to spark provocative conversations about big ideas. The series invites the public to think and talk together and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors BTA's 2016 Alice Awards
Tonkon Torp was a Community Advocate sponsor at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) Alice Awards on September 24. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Friends of Baseball Gala
Tonkon Torp was a Cy Young sponsor at the September 23 Friends of Baseball (FOB) gala held at the Oregon Golf Club. Drew Hagedorn led Tonkon's involvement with the event - he is a member of the FOB board of directors.
Tyler Harkness Joins Board of Trustees of Community Services
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness has joined the Board of Trustees for Community Services, Inc. The nonprofit organization focuses on providing individualized services for adults with developmental disabilities in the greater metropolitan Portland…
Tonkon Torp Hosts the Conversation Project
Tonkon Torp is hosting a series of Conversation Project lunches in 2016. Offered by Oregon Humanities, the Conversation Project engages communities throughout the state in thoughtful and challenging conversations on topics and ideas that will shape…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual CLP Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) 15th Annual Golf Tournament on September 23. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 4th Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at Portland YouthBuilders' (PYB) fourth annual "Cornhole Classic" on September 22. Ned Perry, a PYB board member, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at the event. Eric Beach and his wife Jen attended and…
Tonkon Torp Participates in CEJ Fundraiser
The Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) held their annual Party Under the Stars fundraiser and Raffle for Justice on September 20. Tonkon donated an Apple TV to the event as a door prize and several Tonkon attorneys contributed to the fundraiser.
Michael Willes Appointed to MBA Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Willes has been appointed co-chair of the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young…
Christopher Pallanch Elected Vice President of the Oregon FBA
Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been elected Vice President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA). Composed of public and private attorneys and judges, the FBA's mission is to strengthen the federal legal system and…
Tonkon Torp Supports Youth Progress Golf Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Seventh 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.