Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Conference

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the September 20 Federal Bar Association (FBA) District of Oregon conference. The all-day CLE and networking dinner was attended by several Tonkon Torp attorneys. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both board members…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at CCA Gala

On September 21, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Children's Cancer Association's (CCA) 13th Annual Hero Gala. Kurt Ruttum organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with Claire Brown, Bob Carey, David Forman, and their…
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Jackson Lewis Discusses Real Property Transfer on Death Act for Portland Tax Forum

Jackson Lewis was a featured speaker today at an estate planning program hosted by the Portland Tax Forum. He discussed the Oregon Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act.
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David Petersen Offers Industrial Development Overview for East Metro Economic Group

David Petersen was the keynote speaker today at a meeting of the East Metro Econmic Alliance. The subject of David's discussion was "The Industrial Development Toolkit."
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2013 Environmental & Natural Resources Party

The Environmental & Natural Resources attorneys of Tonkon Torp are pleased to host a party on September 18, 2013 for local environmental and natural resources lawyers.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts "Freedom to Marry" CLE

Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon and Basic Rights Oregon for a CLE presentation on "Freedom to Marry in Oregon Post Windsor-Perry." The CLE reflected on recent Supreme Court rulings on the historic marriage cases - Windsor v. United States and…
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Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 29, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group hosted their fourth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, which included several…
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Tonkon Torp is "Wine Sponsor" at Annual Bench and Bar Social

Tonkon Torp donated wine and champagne to the June 20 Bench and Bar Social held by the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society and Federal Bar Association. Colin Love-Geiger and Chris Pallanch organized Tonkon's attendance at the social, which…
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Tonkon Torp Litigator Addresses Public Records and Public Meetings Law

Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker co-presented a seminar on Oregon’s public records and public meeting laws on June 11 in Portland. The full-day seminar offered public entities, media representatives and government watchdogs the opportunity to hear…
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Bob Carey Speaks at OADC Annual Convention

Bob Carey spoke at the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel's annual convention at the Sunriver Resort. His talk focused on "Taking the Plaintiff's Deposition in an Employment Action."
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Tonkon Torp Trial Lawyer Teaches Deposition Skills

Tonkon Torp trial lawyer, William (Rick) F. Martson, Jr., was a member of the faculty at a recent course to help young lawyers develop effective deposition skills to position a case for trial. The three-day course, held at Loyola Law School in Los…
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Millender Discusses Recent Developments in the Taxation of Internet Commerce

Tonkon Torp tax attorney Michael Millender was a speaker at the Oregon Law Institute’s program on Internet Law Developments, June 7, 2013. Millender spoke about sales and income tax trends affecting Internet commerce, including the taxation of cloud…
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Tonkon Torp Lawyers Address Data Security, Intellectual Property & Privacy Issues Facing Businesses

Four attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property and Information Privacy & Security practice groups presented a seminar yesterday on managing company risk in the Internet age. In a program titled, “Dealing with Too Much Information, Personal…
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Tonkon Torp Water Law Expert Addresses International Conference

Tonkon Torp water law attorney Janet Neuman was among a group of prominent experts invited to speak at a two-day international conference in New Delhi, India. The conference addressed access to water and water quality challenges resulting from the…
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Gordon Demystifies Recent Leave Law Changes

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated recently in the 2013 Employment Law Update presented by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School. With recent changes made by the Oregon Legislature to the Oregon…
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Tonkon Attorneys Golf for Youth, Rights & Justice

Gwen Griffith and Matt Joseph participated at the June 7 Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) Golf Open. The Open was a benefit for SchoolWorks, a YRJ organization serving over 2,500 Oregon foster kids.
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Sherrill Corbett Discusses Purchase and Sale of a Business

Tonkon Torp merger & acquisition attorney, Sherrill Corbett, addressed the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association on May 30 on the topic of the purchase and sale of a business or its assets.
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Corbett Gordon Shares Expertise with PSU Students

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, addressed the Portland State University chapter of the Human Resource Management Association at its May 16 meeting. Gordon discussed the importance of employer handbooks and policies, as well…
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Immigration Specialists Discuss H-1B Status With Students

Immigration attorneys Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk recently gave a presentation to international students at Portland State University who are interested in seeking employment in the United States after graduation. The subject of their talk was…
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Labor & Employment Group Updates HR Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group presented their annual employment law seminar on May 16 for about 100 human resource professionals from client firms and other businesses in the Portland area.
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