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Creps Explains Ins and Outs of Portland Sick Leave Policy
Labor & employment lawyer Clay Creps was a faculty speaker at a June 4 webcast to employers on Portland’s “Protected Sick Time" Ordinance, which went into effect on January 1, 2014.
Environmental & Natural Resources Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull
On June 7, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted their fifth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, including Tonkon…
Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk Present at PSU
Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk gave a presentation to Portland State University international students on May 14. This is the third successive year the PSU Office of International Affairs - International Student Services has invited the Tonkon Torp…
Wilker Shares U.S. Supreme Court Argument at American Constitution Society Event
Litigator Steven Wilker was guest speaker at a May 20 luncheon hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) in Portland.
Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Employment Law Seminar
Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar on May 15 at the Oregon Zoo.
Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Talk Law Careers with PSU Students
On May 28, Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke about careers in business law to a group of undergraduate accounting majors at Portland State University.
Marmaduke Discusses Impact of Landmark Civil Rights Decision
Tonkon Torp founding partner, Don Marmaduke, participated in a special Oregon State Bar seminar marking the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark civil rights decision, Brown v. Board of Education Topeka.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah CourtCare
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the 11th Annual CourtCare Campaign which ran through May 23. Volunteers of America Oregon operates CourtCare in a converted jury room in the downtown Multnomah County Courthouse, and in the new East Multnomah County…
Second “Show Me the Money” Event Attracts Entrepreneurs
Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted the second of three programs designed to help start-up companies understand funding issues in connection with the launch and growth of their businesses. The program featured a panel of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors "Celebrate Trade" Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Scholarship Gala on May 19. The proceeds from gala sponsorships will be used to fund the Oregon Consular Corps International Relations…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Washington State University Meeting
On May 17, Tonkon Torp hosted Washington State University for a meeting of their Honors College Advisory Board.
Bob Carey Presents on Background Investigations at OSCPA Conference
On May 9, Bob Carey presented at the 2014 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Construction Industry Conference. Bob's topic was "Background Investigations and Social Media in the Workplace."