Griffith Reviews Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rulings at Northwest CPA Conference

On November 3, Gwendolyn Griffith, chair of Tonkon Torp’s Taxation practice group, made a presentation on recent cases and rulings in federal taxation for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants at its annual Northwest Federal Tax…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OFA Seminar

Tonkon Torp hosted a lunch seminar on November 14 on "Post Issuance Compliance" for client Oregon Facilities Authority (OFA). Gwen Griffith, Executive Director of OFA, organized the event, which was also recorded and broadcast live.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Semi-Annual Portland Startup Weekend

Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a sponsor at Portland Startup Weekend, November 14 to 16. Jeff Woodcox organized the sponsorship and participated in the event along with Claire Brown.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts MBA's "Bench, Bar & Bagels"

On November 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Multnomah Bar Association for their "Bench, Bar & Bagels" breakfast event. This event is held once a year for lawyers and judges to gather and network.
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Tonkon Torp’s Third Website Law Program Offers Advice about Buying or Selling a Website

On November 5, Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property practice group held the final program in a three-part series offered to start-up companies developing or maintaining websites. The event, held at Tonkon’s downtown Portland office, featured attorneys…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BCA Breakfast of Champions

Tonkon Torp sponsored a half table at the November 12 Breakfast of Champions, held by Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA). BCA board member Tom Palmer organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Nonprofit Law Section

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Bar's Nonprofit Law Section for a lunch on November 12. Shouka Rezvani brought the event to Tonkon and is a member of the Nonprofit Law section.
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Griffith Speaks to Oregon Tax Practitioners about "Undoing" and "Unwinding" in Federal Tax Law

Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwendolyn Griffith, spoke at the October 31st IRS/Practitioners Forum held at the Oregon Convention Center. Griffith's presentation explored the options for tax practitioners when clients' tax actions do not match what the…
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Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches

Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is…
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Jan Neuman Presents at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Jan Neuman was a presenter at the Seminar Group's 23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference, on November 7. Jan co-presented on the subject of climate change, the sustainability of our water supplies, and the challenge of meeting future water needs.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Live Wire Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the November 7 Live Wire "Fancy Pants" gala and fundraiser. David Forman, a member of the Live Wire Executive Committee, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Gala

On November 8, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor and table ambassador at the sixth annual wine and chocolate extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Young Lawyer Social

Tonkon Torp sponsored the Federal Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Division social held on November 9. Jeff Bradford managed the sponsorship in his capacity as a board member of the FBA's Oregon Chapter.
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Wilker Explores Legal Issues Related to the Internet of Things and Drones

Steven Wilker recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar continuing legal education seminar focused on legal ramifications of the technology behind the "Internet of Things and Drones." The "Internet of Things" refers to the development of everyday objects…
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Michael Millender Explains Nexus for Tax Professionals

Business lawyer Michael Millender was a presenter at a National Business Institute continuing legal education seminar held October 28-29. The two-day seminar, Multi-State Business Tax for Pacific Northwest Practitioners, provided attendees with a…
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Ryan Bledsoe Elected Vice-Chair of FPC Board

Ryan Bledsoe was elected Vice-Chair of the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC) Board of Directors. Ryan previously served the board as Secretary.
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Entrepreneurial Services Group Hosts Solar Oregon Event

On October 29, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Solar Oregon for their annual fundraiser and social event. Jeff Woodcox, Claire Brown, and Emily Katz attended the event, which was also sponsored by the ESG group.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Civil Rights Act Anniversary Event

kon Torp was an awards sponsor at the "50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Past, Present and Future" program held at Portland State University on October 6. The event featured a welcome from Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
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Coaching New Lawyers on Business Law Fundamentals

Business lawyer James Hein and litigator Caroline Harris Crowne were presenters at the Oregon State Bar’s annual SuperSaturday CLE (Continuing Legal Education) event on October 25, 2014. Hosted by the Oregon New Lawyers Division of the OSB, the day…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Environmental Section CLE

Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group sponsored the social hour at the OSB Environmental & Natural Resource Section's annual day-long "Year in Review" CLE seminar on October 24.
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