Tonkon Torp Sponsors PlayWrite Gala

Tonkon Torp sponsored the PlayWrite tenth anniversary gala and auction on October 24. Corbett Gordon led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Corbett was Board President at PlayWrite up through June 2013, after which she became Board Secretary.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Equal Justice Works Dinner

On October 23, Tonkon Torp sponsored the Equal Justice Works Awards Dinner, held in Washington, DC. Founded in 1986, Equal Justice Works is a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Jeff Cronn…
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Gwen Griffith Recaps Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rules at Oregon CPA Conference

Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwendolyn Griffith, gave a presentation for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants at their annual Northwest Federal Tax Conference yesterday. Her remarks covered recent cases and rulings across a broad spectrum…
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Kristin Bremer Moore Presents on Social Media in the Workplace

On October 22, Kristin Bremer Moore gave a training session on "Social Media in the Workplace" to the Oregon Municipal Financial Officers Association.
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Tonkon Torp Co-Sponsors Table at ARCS Luncheon

Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a table at the October 22 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) luncheon. Joe Voboril was the lead attorney for this event.
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Neuman Addresses Impact of Climate Change on Water Allocation Priorities

Janet Neuman was a featured speaker at a seminar for journalists on Climate Change Impacts in the Pacific Northwest, held last month in Seattle. Her presentation, titled, "Water Management Under Climate Change Scenarios," addressed how climate change…
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Government Relations Group Sponsors Table at OBA Statesman Dinner

On October 17, the Government Relations Practice Group hosted a table at the Oregon Business Association (OBA) Statesman Dinner. Drew Hagedorn organized Tonkon's attendance at the event and attended along with Shaun Jillions and Darcy Norville. Darcy…
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Sustainability Committee Sponsors SCRAP Rumble

Tonkon Torp's Sustainability Committee sponsored SCRAP's "Rebel Craft Rumble" on October 16. The annual Rumble is a promotion and fundraiser for SCRAP in which pre-qualified competitors battle against one another for the title of Portland's Craft…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts ACTL Judges' Reception

Tonkon Torp hosted the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) for their Oregon Fellows Judges' Reception on October 16. ACTL member Dan Skerritt organized Tonkon Torp's involvement. Founded in 1950, the ACTL aims to elevate the standards of trial…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Environmental CLE Event

Tonkon Torp was a refreshment sponsor at the OSB Environmental & Natural Resources Section's post-CLE happy hour on October 11. Duncan Delano organized the sponsorship, while Jeanette Schuster attended the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OMLA Image Program

Tonkon Torp is a sponsor of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) IMAGE Program, which held its fall CLE on October 11. Tonkon's Diversity Task Force managed the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Basic Rights Oregon Gala

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) gala dinner on October 11. The sponsorship was organized by Kimberlee Stafford and the Diversity Task Force. BRO works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians…
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Tonkon Torp Litigator Presents at Annual Meeting of Oregon State Bar's Debtor-Creditor Section

Tonkon Torp attorney Caroline Harris Crowne presented a Continuing Legal Education course for the Oregon State Bar’s Debtor-Creditor Section at its annual meeting in Salishan. The presentation was entitled “Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire? Forum…
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Tonkon Participates in Classroom Law Project Golf Tournament

Paul Conable, a Classroom Law Project (CLP) board member, organized Tonkon's participation in the 12th Annual Golf Tournament held by the CLP on September 30. Paul competed in a team with Bob Carey and colleagues from the PGE legal department.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Education Partners Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Educations Partners' "Links 4 Kids" Golf Tournament fundraiser. Since Marathon's founding in 2002, nearly 150 Partners have joined together to help 98 children reach their goal of obtaining higher education.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors MFS Gathering of Good

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Metropolitan Family Services' (MFS) 5th Annual "A Gathering of Good" held on September 27. Steven Wilker is vice chair of the MFS board of directors and is also a member of their executive committee.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU NW Civil Liberties Conference

On September 27, Tonkon Torp was a lunch sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) Northwest Civil Liberties Conference. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Steven Wilker, a member of the ACLU of Oregon board of directors.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Member Appreciation Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored a Portland Human Resource Association (PHRMA) member appreciation event on September 25. Bob Carey organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the event, a cruise on the Portland Spirit. Bob Carey is PHRMA's General Counsel and also…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors MBA Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the September 23 16th Annual Golf Championship held by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA). Darcy Norville, an MBA board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. The tournament was a fundraiser for the Volunteer…
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Gordon Provides Updates and Summaries on NLRB Cases

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated on a panel hosted by the Oregon State Bar Labor and Employment Section at its recent annual meeting and conference in Sunriver. Gordon joined her co-panelists in discussing…
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