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Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Book Drive for Kids
Tonkon Torp's summer associates took part in a children's book drive organized by the Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA). The books were collected for children ages zero to five and were donated to the Insights Teen Parent Program.
Anna Sortun Named to Emerge Oregon Board
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has been named to the board of directors of Emerge Oregon, which offers training programs for Democratic women in Oregon who aspire to elected offices. Emerge Oregon is part of a 14-state network that seeks to identify…
2015 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas are named on the national 2015 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Two partners are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
2014-15 Tonkon Torp Scholarship Recipient Announced
Gabe Hinman, a third-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is the recipient of the annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2014-15. Lewis and Clark Law School Dean Jennifer Johnson and Associate Dean Martha Spence selected Hinman…
Darcy Norville Elected Managing Partner at Tonkon Torp
Tonkon Torp partner Darcy Norville has been elected managing partner of the firm effective July 1, 2015. Norville succeeds Michael Morgan, who has held the role since 2006.
Blerina Kotori Selected for Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Civil Rights Section. The Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section provides bar members with opportunities to develop their civil rights…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Youth Progress
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to Youth Progress, a nonprofit, independent living organization that has been providing Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community members…
Tonkon Torp Establishes CENTRL Office Location
Tonkon Torp has established an office at CENTRL Office, the new collaborative workspace on NW 14th and Everett in the Pearl District. The firm joins a mix of CENTRL Office tenants including PIE (Portland Incubator Experiment), the Oregon Angel Fund…
Melina LaMorticella Named Chair-Elect of AILA Oregon Chapter
Tonkon Torp attorney Melina LaMorticella is the new Chair-Elect of the Oregon Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice group, LaMorticella represents regional and…
Chambers USA 2015 Guide Honors 7 Tonkon Torp Practices and 19 Lawyers
Seven Tonkon Torp practices and 19 attorneys have been honored in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide, published annually each May. Seventeen of the attorneys have been on the Chambers list previously. Newly recognized this year are corporate/M&A lawyers…
Tonkon Torp Donates to the Small Business Legal Clinic
Tonkon Torp made a donation in support of Lewis & Clark Law School's Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC). The SBLC Pro-Bono Program works to assist small business owners who otherwise cannot afford to pay for legal services.
Tonkon Torp Donates to the Forest Park Conservancy
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC), which works to protect and foster the ecological health of Forest Park, maintain and enhance the park's extensive trail network, and inspire community appreciation and future…
Tyrone Washington and Eric Beach Recognized at Building Blocks to Success Luncheon
Tyrone Washington, a member of Tonkon Torp's IT Department, and attorney Eric Beach recently attended the annual Building Blocks to Success Luncheon, where they were recognized for their mentoring and volunteer work during the Lego Robotics 2014-2015…
Jeanette Schuster Leads Tonkon Torp Environmental & Natural Resources Practice
Jeanette Schuster is the new chair of the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Schuster’s practice focuses on advising clients on compliance with complex regulatory requirements under federal, state, and local…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Lake Bible Church
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to the Lake Bible Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Shouka Rezvani Joins OCF Portland Leadership Council
Shouka Rezvani has been invited to join the Leadership Council of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) as a Metropolitan Portland Leadership Council Member. OCF leadership council members are volunteers who have proven their commitment to public…
Toastmasters Thanks Caroline Harris Crowne
Caroline Harris Crowne and Tonkon Torp recently were thanked by the Suite Talkers Toastmasters Club for providing use of the firm’s conference room for club meetings and presentations. In a letter to Caroline, club officers expressed their…
Haley Miller Morrison Joins Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice
Haley Miller Morrison has joined Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment practice group. She provides counsel to employers on a wide variety of matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage-and-hour issues, in both single plaintiff…
Owen Blank Honored with Bar Association Pro Bono Award
Tonkon Torp business attorney Owen Blank has been honored with the 2015 Pro Bono Award of Merit, sponsored by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA), Legal Aid Services of Oregon, and the Oregon Law Center. The award is given annually to a lawyer who…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Broadway Rose Theatre
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated four desktop computers to the Broadway Rose Theatre. The Broadway Rose Theatre is Oregon's premier musical theater company with a mission to create unparalleled musical theater experiences…