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Sarah Einowski Helps Students Thrive Through Mock Trial Program
At Portland’s Jefferson High School, Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski is helping underserved students gain confidence and civic skills through the Mock Trial program of the Classroom Law Project.
Steven Wilker Honored by ACLU of Oregon
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker was one of three attorneys honored by the ACLU of Oregon at their annual Liberty Dinner on February 26. In the 60 year history of the ACLU of Oregon, only three of its cases have been taken all the way to the U.S…
Haley Morrison Elected Chair of Playworks Pacific Northwest Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Miller Morrison has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest. Morrison joined the Board in October 2015. Playworks Pacific Northwest is the regional arm to a national nonprofit dedicated…
Rocky Dallum Selected for Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section. The Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section provides bar members interested in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 OWLS Awards Dinner
On March 11, Tonkon Torp was a Platinum Sponsor at the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, held at the Portland Art Museum by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS). Sarah Einowski, who is on the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner Committee, organized Tonkon's participation…
Haley Morrison Organizes Shamrock Run Team
Haley Morrison organized a team for the March 13 Shamrock Run, inviting fellow Tonkon runners to participate. For every registrant to Haley's team, $5 of the registration fee was donated directly to Playworks, where Haley serves on the board of…
Jackson Lewis Speaks at Art of Leadership Program
On March 9, Jackson Lewis gave a presentation on the "Legal Duties of Nonprofit Directors" to participants in the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Art of Leadership Program. Jackson's presentation offered a summary of the basic duties of…
Building Blocks to Success Elects Eric Beach as Secretary
Tonkon Torp attorney Eric Beach has been elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for Building Blocks to Success. The mission of the Portland-based non-profit organization is to get ethnically and gender diverse underserved youth from North and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Power of the Purse Fundraiser
On March 4, Tonkon Torp was a sponsor for the seventh consecutive year at Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's annual "Power of the Purse" auction. Turid Owren has been a Girls Inc board member since 2012.
Jeff Bradford Moderates Conversation with Judge Hernandez
Jeff Bradford was moderator at the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Young Lawyers Division's "Conversation with Judge Hernandez" lunch on March 8. The Honorable Marco Hernandez, United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, spoke about his…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold Event
Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold event on February 26. The Marathon Scholars program identifies students whose socio-economic situation may present them with profound challenges but who have great promise and…
Tonkon's Immigration Group Sponsors International Film Festival
Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the 39th Annual Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), put on by the NW Film Center. The festival ran from February 11 to…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Local Charities
Led by Danny Enroth and the IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated computers to two local charities. Kaci Garcia arranged for seven of the computers to go to SOAR (Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees) Legal Services, while Lauren Wallace arranged for…
Tonkon Torp Joins French-American Chamber of Commerce Pacific NW
Tonkon Torp has purchased a membership with the French American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest for Alan Perkins, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Shouka Rezvani. The mission of the FACC is to develop trade relations and to promote financial and…
Tonkon Torp Purchases 2016 Membership with Portland Art Museum
Tonkon Torp purchased a patron membership with the Portland Art Museum. The membership was organized by Joe Voboril, a member of the Portland Art Museum board of directors.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Workforce Alliance Expo Breakfast
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 24 Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) breakfast. Corbett Gordon, a member of the PWA board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event. PWA builds partnerships between local businesses and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Hispanic Bar Association Dinner
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a table sponsor at the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association's 10th Annual Dinner on February 19. Kim Stafford led Tonkon's involvement with the event and worked to fill Tonkon's table.