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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.
Drew Hagedorn Brings Expertise to AOI Manufacturers' Roundtable
On September 20, Tonkon Torp attorney Drew Hagedorn spoke as a policy expert on the Transportation panel at the Associated Oregon Industries Manufacturers' Roundtable. Topics the panel discussed included transportation policy, 2017 expectations…
Shouka Rezvani Discusses Nonprofit and School Law for OSB Seminar
On September 30, Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani gave a presentation at the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Nonprofit Law CLE seminar that explored the intersection of nonprofits and school law. Shouka was instrumental in the founding of Le Monde…
Michael Willes Covers Waivers at NALS Conference
On September 23, Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Willes spoke about waivers at the NALS of Oregon Fall Board and Educational Conference. During his presentation, Michael reviewed the various forms that waivers can take, discussed recent Oregon cases…
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.
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…
Turid Owren Presents at 2016 AILA Business Immigration Conference
On September 23, Turid Owren spoke at the 2016 American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) Business Immigration Conference in Toronto, Ontario. Turid and her co-panelists gave an "H-1B Workshop," offering an in-depth examination of the issues…
Tonkon Torp Offers Trial Practice Program for Associates
As the overall number of trials decreases, new attorneys have limited opportunity to practice and hone courtroom advocacy skills. Because there is no substitute for examining live witnesses, Tonkon Torp trial lawyer William F. (“Rick”) Martson, Jr…
Financial Service Attorneys Explain Fiduciary Rule Updates for GPCA
On September 15, Tonkon Torp hosted the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA) for a registered investor advisor training session. Around 25 people, all chief compliance officers from investment advisors in Portland, attended the training…
Back to Business Contracts with September Tonkon Talk
During the September Tonkon Talk, business attorney David Myers and litigator Michael Willes continued their conversation about business contracts in a session called, "Contracts 102." The presentation focused on providing insight and tips on the…
Tonkon Talk Covers Employment Law Ground
On August 3, Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment attorneys Clay Creps and Haley Morrison hosted a fast-paced Q&A that covered employment law policies and best practices. The audience was invited to ask their most burning employment law questions, and the…
Michael Mangan Covers Economic Obsolescence at National Conference
Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Mangan spoke at the 46th Annual Public Utilities Conference in Wichita, Kansas on July 25. Michael and his co-presenter provided analysis and case studies illuminating the challenges many taxpayers face when presenting…
Clay Creps and Haley Morrison Provide L&E Insight to Portland Employers
On June 28, Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment attorneys Clay Creps and Haley Morrison provided an employment law overview and legislative update to clients of the Real Benefits Group, a Portland-based full service employment and health care…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Forest Park All Trails Challenge
Tonkon Torp is a sponsor of the All Trails Challenge 2016 put on by the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC). The four month challenge launched on June 29. The FPC restores and protects Forest Park, Portland's 5,200 acre urban forest.
Christopher Pallanch Leads Talk on e-Discovery at OADC Annual Meeting
Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Pallanch co-presented a breakout session titled "Important Developments in e-Discovery” at the Annual Meeting of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC) held on June 17 and 18 in Sunriver, OR. Chris and Tom…
Michael Millender Leads Roundtable on Contract Management Systems
Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Millender led a roundtable discussion on designing and implementing enterprise contract management systems for the Association of Corporate Counsel – Oregon Chapter. The CLE program, sponsored by Tonkon Torp, was held at…
Tonkon Attorneys Participate in Corporate Kickball
Led by Playworks' Chair of the Board Haley Morrison, Tonkon Torp fielded a team at the 2016 Playworks Corporate Kickball event on June 17. Funds raised from the event went to support Playworks' efforts to reduce bullying, increase physical activity…