Griffith Updates CPAs on Recent Oregon Tax Court Cases

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was again a featured speaker at the annual Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) State and Local Tax Conference. Her January 10 presentation addressed recent Oregon Tax Court cases. Griffith has…
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Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Address Confusion About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group recently helped clients and other business people better understand how to take advantage of equity-based “crowdfunding” and general solicitation to raise capital without running…
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Tonkon sponsors Holiday Lunch honoring Women Judges

Tonkon was a sponsor of the 23rd annual holiday luncheon honoring women judges hosted by Queen's Bench on December 10.
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TiE Oregon PitchFest and Member Mixer

Jeff Woodcox, Leon Simson, Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, all members of the firm's Entrepreneurial Services Group, attended The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Oregon's "PitchFest and Member Mixer" on December 10. The PitchFest is a recurring event in…
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Griffith Presents at OSB Taxation Section Program on Partnership Tax Allocations

Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to the Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar at its Portland monthly luncheon series on November 21, 2013. Her topic was "Partnership Tax Allocations – Basic Principles and Current Topics."
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Diversity Task Force Hosts OMLA Holiday Meeting

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for their annual holiday meeting and social on December 5.
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Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Provide Update on Private Placement Rules

At a recent meeting of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section, Tonkon Torp lawyers Tom Palmer and Drea Schmidt presented the latest information on the SEC’s new rules permitting general solicitation in connection with private placements…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts the WSU Foundation for Undergraduate Luncheon

Tonkon Torp hosted the WSU Foundation for a luncheon with WSU undergraduate business students on November 25. Ted Herzog, a WSU Foundation trustee board member, gave a presentation to the attendees.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Portland Startup Weekend which ran from November 22 to 24. Jeff Woodcox organized the sponsorship and attended the event along with several attorneys from the Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors World Affairs Council Event

On November 22, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the World Affairs Council of Oregon's 4th Annual World Quest event. The mission of the World Affairs Council of Oregon is to broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs and to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at SAGE Award Dinner

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the first annual Senior Advocates for Generational Equity (SAGE) Award Dinner on November 21. The dinner honored Dick and Jeanne Roy of the Center for Earth Leadership. Max Miller and his wife Lori Miller co-sponsored…
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Tonkon Torp Real Estate Attorneys Discuss Title Insurance and Purchase Contracts for NBI Seminar

Tonkon Torp attorneys David J. Petersen and Kimberlee A. Stafford will be presenting at the December 3, 2013 seminar "Handling Real Estate Transactions With Confidence," sponsored by the National Business Institute (NBI). The seminar features an…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Extravaganza

Tonkon Torp was a lead sponsor at Youth, Rights, & Justice's (YRJ) 5th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza on November 16. YRJ's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families through legal representation and advocacy in the…
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Neuman Featured Speaker at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Tonkon Torp water law attorney, Janet Neuman, was a presenting speaker at the 22nd annual Oregon Water Law Conference on November 7, 2013 in Portland. Neuman’s presentation, “The Future of Water Projects in Oregon,” focused on funding, regulatory and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2013 Business Leadership Evening

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the November 13 Business Leadership Evening hosted by the Portland Business Alliance. Kristin Bremer Moore was the lead attorney and managed Tonkon's attendance at the event. The annual dinner is attended by more than…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Civil Rights Section CLE

Tonkon Torp sponsored the November 15 CLE "These Times They are a Changin' - Future Impacts of the 2013 US Supreme Court Session" held by the Federal Bar Association (FBA) and the OSB Civil Rights Section CLE. Colin Love-Geiger organized Tonkon's…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors BCA Arts Breakfast

Tonkon Torp was a half-table sponsor at the November 13 Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA) "Arts Breakfast of Champions." Tom Palmer, a BCA board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. The annual breakfast celebrates outstanding…
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Tonkon Attorneys Present Ethics CLE for Oregon State Bar

Jeff Cronn and Paul Conable presented the ethics CLE program, "C.Y.A.: Real Life Ethics Issues in Business Deals and Litigation" on November 13. The program was sponsored by the Oregon State Bar's Business Litigation Section.
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Sherrill Corbett Sponsors Carpe Mundi Gala Auction

Sherrill Corbett purchased a sponsorship listed under Tonkon Torp's name at the Carpe Mundi Gala Auction on November 12. Carpe Mundi is a non-profit scholarship organization, established in 2008, that works with students from low-income families…
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Tonkon Torp Trial Lawyer Examines Contract Law Interpretation

Tonkon Torp trial lawyer, William (Rick) F. Martson, Jr., recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar-hosted seminar, “Key Updates for Oregon Business Law Practitioners.” Martson joined Multnomah County Circuit Court Senior Judge, Janice Wilson, in a…
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