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Gwen Griffith Speaks to OSB Members on Business Closure Tax Issues
Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to members of the Oregon State Bar at a day-long program designed for attorneys without a tax background. Gwen’s talk provided insight into tax issues that may arise during a business closure. She explored the tax…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Tom Holce Dinner
On October 22, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Jeff Woodcox organized Tonkon's participation at the event and attended along with David Forman, Lauren Wallace…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah Bar Association "Absolutely Social"
Tonkon Torp sponsored the annual Absolutely Social event held by the Multnomah Bar Association on October 22. Tonkon's sponsorship of the event was managed by the firm's Litigation Department; 11 Tonkon litigators attended the social, which was also…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual AILA Gala
Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Gala on October 22. Melina LaMorticella managed Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with clients, and seven members of the firm's…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Equal Justice Works Dinner in DC
On October 20, Tonkon Torp was a benefactor sponsor at the annual Equal Justice Works Dinner in Washington, DC. Equal Justice Works provides opportunities for law students and new lawyers to pursue their passion in public interest law.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Appreciation Event
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the PHRMA (Portland Human Resource Management Association) Member & Volunteer Appreciation Event held October 15 at OMSI. Corbett Gordon, a PHRMA board member, attended the event along with Clay Creps.
Dan Skerritt Shares Cross-Examination Skills with Young Lawyers
Trial lawyer Dan Skerritt recently spoke to the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association on the art of cross-examination. He provided tips on how to improve cross-examination skills, ways to organize topics to take advantage of…
Sarah Einowski Joins Inn of Court Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski has accepted the invitation to join the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court Executive Committee as an at-large member. Inns of Court work to improve advocacy and professionalism skills among litigators. The Inn…
Jan Neuman Speaks at Drought Symposium
Janet Neuman spoke on a panel at Drought in the American West: A Symposium on Law, Policy, and Science. She and her fellow panelists discussed planning for drought and managing conflict over scarce water resources. The program was presented by the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 15th Annual OBA Statesman Dinner
On October 12, Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 15th annual Statesman Dinner, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group.
Tonkon Torp Hosts CLE on Brand Protection
Tonkon Torp recently hosted a Continuing Legal Education panel discussion, Brand Protection in the Transactional Context. Tom Palmer, chair of the Tonkon Torp Corporate Finance practice group, moderated the panel, which included Chris Erickson…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors JRCLS 2015 Annual Leadership Conference
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's annual leadership conference on October 1-2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeff Bradford organized the sponsorship and attended the conference, moderating a panel about student mentorship…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual "A Gathering of Good"
On October 1, Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual "A Gathering of Good" dinner and fundraiser. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Steven Wilker, chair of the MFS board of directors and executive committee.
Tonkon Torp Immigration Group Holds Breakfast Briefing
Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group hosted a breakfast briefing to provide a practical review of immigration recordkeeping requirements that impact all businesses, HR professionals, and employers. The attorneys provided a deep dive into Form I-9…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classroom Law Project Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's 14th Annual Golf Tournament on September 28. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society.
Tonkon Torp Hosts TiE "Confessions of an Entrepreneur" Event
On September 23, Tonkon Torp and our Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), for the latest installment in their series "Confessions of an Entrepreneur," featuring a speech by Monica Enand of Zapproved.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Targeting Hope Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Targeting Hope - Changing the Face of Cancer Gala on September 18. The evening was a celebration of the successful $1 billion Knight Cancer Challenge fundraiser, to which Tonkon Torp made several donations.