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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.
Chris Erickson and Jay Huh Present on Startup IP for "Tonkon Talk"
Chris Erickson and Jay Huh presented at the Entrepreneurial Services Group's September 2 "Tonkon Talk," held at the firm's CENTRL Office location in the Pearl District. The two attorneys discussed trademark and domain management, confidentiality…
Tonkon Torp Supports Youth Progress Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Sixth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 21. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OMLA Summer Social and Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force helped to sponsor the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association's (OMLA) 15th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction on August 6.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OLIO Orientation
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force sponsored the Oregon Law Foundation's August 7-9 OLIO (Opportunities for Law in Oregon) Orientation held in Hood River, Oregon. The Orientation is an all-expense paid conference for incoming law students who can…
Lauren Wallace Leads "Tonkon Talk" on Resources Available to Start-Ups
At the Entrepreneurial Services group's August 5 "Tonkon Talk," Lauren Wallace presented to startups and investors on how to make the most of the funding and mentoring resources available in Portland's start-up ecosystem. "Tonkon Talks in the Pearl…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors "Send a Kid to Camp" Golf Invitational
Tonkon Torp was an "Eagle" Sponsor at the 14th Annual Les Schwab Tires Send a Kid to Camp Golf Invitational on July 27. All proceeds from the event went to Les Schwab's summer camp program, where children with disabilities get financial help to…
Jeff Cronn Covers Indemnification Provisions at OSB Seminar
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn presented technical aspects of indemnification provisions at an Oregon State Bar seminar sponsored by the Business Law Section. Jeff and two co-speakers provided insight on provisions within acquisition agreements, the…
Jay Huh Leads "Tonkon Talk" on Funding Terminology
Jay Huh guided startups, investors, and service providers to startups through language commonly used in financing term sheets. He also explained capitalization tables and defined the concept of dilution and what it means to a startup, its founders…
Corbett Gordon Presents on Second Chance Employment for PHRMA
Corbett Gordon presented at a seminar on "Re-entry and Second Chance Employment" at the July 15 meeting of the Portland Human Resources Management Association (PHRMA). The Oregon state senate recently passed a bill that, once signed by Governor Brown…
Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Explain Oregon’s Crowdfunding Regs
During a recent Oregon State Bar event in Bend, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to lawyers and accountants about crowdfunding, including the Oregon Intrastate Offering regulations.
Kristin Bremer Moore Offers Tips on Minimizing Attorney Fee Exposure
Litigator Kristin Bremer Moore was a speaker at the 2015 annual convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC), held recently in Sunriver. She and another Portland attorney addressed the topic, “Hedging Your Bets - Using offers of…
Max Miller Provides Clarity on Sediment Site Cleanup
Max Miller Jr., of Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, provided an in-depth legal overview of cost allocation for contaminated sediment site cleanups to the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). Max and his co…
Gwen Griffith Discusses “Tax Messes” with OATC Members
Gwen Griffith recently gave an evening presentation to the Mid-Willamette Chapter of the Oregon Association of Tax Consultants entitled "Anatomy of a Tax Mess." In her talk, Gwen analyzed four real-life tax messes, exploring with the audience how…
Gwen Griffith Addresses Key Estate Planning Topics
Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was a guest speaker at a recent informational event, “Estate Planning and You,” hosted by Ameriprise Financial in downtown Portland. She addressed the key factors in good estate planning: making choices to implement…