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Navigating the Rules of Serving on Nonprofit Organization Boards
Shouka Rezvani, who chairs Tonkon Torp’s Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Entities practice group, was joined by two other Portland lawyers in a recent presentation on the rules and potential traps related to serving on nonprofit boards. The April 8, 2014…
Tonkon Torp Hosts, Sponsors Breakfast of Champions
On April 18, Tonkon Torp hosted the Partners in Diversity for their Breakfast of Champions. Tonkon's Diversity Task Force helped to sponsor the event. The mission of Partners in Diversity is to partner with Oregon and southwest Washington member…
David Weiler and Justin Denton Speak at JRCLS Panel
David Weiler moderated a panel of four attorneys at the April 17 spring luncheon meeting of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS). David is a member of the JRCLS Portland Chapter board of directors. The panel, which featured Justin Denton…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Susan G. Komen Luncheon
On April 17, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Susan G. Komen 8th Annual Lunch for the Cure. Jessica Morgan and Tatiana Perry organized the sponsorship and Tonkon's attendance at the event. The lunch was a sold-out, record-breaking event…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN's Angel Oregon Spring Showcase
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) Angel Oregon Spring Showcase on April 16. The showcase featured the three finalists from the Angel Oregon Investment Program and introduced attendees to Oregon's "most exciting" early…
Tonkon Torp Offers “Show Me the Money” Series for New Business Founders
On April 23, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group held the first program in their three-part "Show Me the Money" seminar series for business owners and start-ups. This first program was titled "Meet the Funders" and featured a panel…
Tonkon Torp Supports YWCA Inspire Luncheon
On April 8, Tonkon Torp hosted the YWCA of Greater Portland's board of directors and major contributors for a brunch reception at Tonkon Torp. The reception preceded YWCA's annual Inspire Luncheon, at which Tonkon Torp was also a sponsor.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). The OJCF has been working since 1989 to facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Jewish communal…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Center for Cyber Excellence
Tonkon Torp made a donation supporting the development of the Oregon Center for Cyber Excellence, an organization being put together by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) Foundation.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail Repertory Theatre Production
Tonkon Torp was a co-sponsor of Midsummer, a modern romantic comedy with songs produced by Third Rail Repertory Theatre.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2014 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony
Tonkon Torp and its Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Entities practice group were Program sponsors of the 2014 Oregon Book Awards ceremony held in Portland on March 17. The Oregon Book Awards celebrate the state's most accomplished writers in the genres of…
Working “Off the Clock” in the Smart Phone Age
On March 6, Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on "Working Off the Clock” at a seminar for human resources professionals and attorneys. Noting that smart phones and tablets offer the ability for employees to perform work anywhere, anytime, Colin…