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Mark LeRoux Speaks at OSB Business Law Section Annual Meeting

Tonkon Torp tax attorney Mark LeRoux spoke at the Annual Meeting of the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section held on November 3. Mark demystified the complexities of partnership distributions, profits and losses allocations, and related tax…
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All Things IP Discussed at November Tonkon Talk

Tonkon Torp intellectual property lawyers Chris Erickson and Eric Beach hosted a roundtable discussion for startup companies at the November 1 Tonkon Talk. The wide-ranging conversation, in question and answer format, touched on IP management and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Live Wire Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Live Wire's November 2 fundraiser show. David Forman, a member of Live Wire's board of directors, coordinated Tonkon's sponsorship. Live Wire is committed to celebrating and capturing the intimacy and energy of live…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Basic Rights Oregon's IGNITE Gala

Led by our Diversity Task Force, Tonkon Torp was a Dance Party Sponsor at the November 4 IGNITE Gala, held by Basic Rights Oregon (BRO). Kimberlee Stafford organized Tonkon's participation with the event and attended along with Alan Perkins and…
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Financial Services Attorneys Host Compliance Professionals

Tonkon Torp attorneys Jessica Morgan and Christopher Pallanch led a presentation to investment advisers and brokerage dealers at the October meeting of the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA), held at the Tonkon Torp office. They provided…
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Gwen Griffith Presents The CLiF Project at OSB Pro Bono Fair

Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith participated in a presentation discussing The CLiF (Changing Lives Forever) Project at the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Pro Bono Fair on October 26. The event was held in conjunction with the American Bar Association…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts "Black Girl in Suburbia"

The Tonkon Torp Diversity Task Force hosted a screening and discussion of the documentary Black Girl in Suburbia for employees of the firm. The film’s director, Melissa Lowery, grew up in West Linn and is currently the Director of Diversity and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Company Pitch Showcase

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the OTRADI (Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute) Company Pitch Showcase, held as part of the Oregon Bioscience Showcase at OMSI on October 30. The Company Pitch Showcase highlights Oregon's best…
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Ava Schoen Debates Transfers at Debtor-Creditor Section Annual Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorney Ava Schoen spoke at the 2017 Debtor-Creditor Section CLE and Annual meeting hosted by the Oregon State Bar on October 20. The event was held at the William W. Knight Law Center on the University of Oregon campus. Ava's panel…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Bloom Project

Tonkon Torp was a "peony" sponsor at The Bloom Project's Bouquets of the Heart fundraiser and luncheon on October 27. Brenda Meltebeke organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with three guests.
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Gwen Griffith Presents The CLiF Project at OSB Pro Bono Fair

Gwen Griffith participated in a presentation discussing The CLiF Project at the OSB Pro Bono Fair on October 26. The event was held in conjunction with the American Bar Association National Pro Bono Celebration.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 OEN Tom Holce Dinner

On October 25, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services Group was a table sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Tonkon's involvement with the event was led by Tyler Harkness, a member of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 AILA Oregon Gala

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the October 19 benefit gala held by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) of Oregon. Tonkon's Immigration Practice Group managed the sponsorship while Turid Owren and Melina LaMorticella (immediate…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Classroom to Courtroom Lunch

The Oregon New Lawyers Division, in partnership with Franklin High School and Multnomah County Court, held a "Classroom to Courtroom" seminar on October 18. As part of the event, student participants were matched with attorneys who volunteered to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Gathering of Good

Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual A Gathering of Good dinner and fundraiser on October 12. Tonkon's participation was led by Steven Wilker, past chair of the MFS board of directors and member of the MFS executive…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Diversity Section CLE Social

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section's annual CLE and social on October 12. The sponsorship was organized by Tonkon's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
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Kimberlee Stafford Provides Commercial Leasing Primer

Tonkon Torp attorney Kimberlee Stafford recently delivered a nuts and bolts primer on commercial leasing, tailored to new lawyers and non-real estate lawyers. The wide-ranging presentation covered types of leases, key issues from the perspective of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 CCA Wonderball Gala

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Children's Cancer Association's (CCA) October 7 Wonderball Gala. Kurt Ruttum led Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ¡Prospera! Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was an ally level sponsor at the October 7 ¡Prospera! fundraiser, benefiting the patients and programs of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Tonkon's involvement was managed by Michael Willes, who is a member of the Virginia Garcia…
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Shouka Rezvani Covers Ethical Issues Related to Running Private Foundations and Public Charities

Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani recently participated in a Foundation Philanthropy Forum panel hosted by the Oregon Community Foundation. The panel focused on ethical issues related to running a public charity or private foundation. During the…
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