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Caroline Harris Crowne Shares Complex Trial Experience at OSB CLE
On November 14, Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne spoke on a panel that offered an in-depth look into the complex proceedings of a seven-week federal criminal jury trial involving executives from the former Bank of Oswego. Caroline served as…
November Tonkon Talk Focuses on Business Immigration for Startups
At the November 7 Tonkon Talk, attorneys from the firm’s Business Immigration Practice Group introduced business immigration issues that impact entrepreneurs, startups, and technology companies.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp was a silver table sponsor at Human Solutions' annual "Soar with Us" fundraiser auction and gala on November 17. Jon Stride attended the event along with his wife and Ned Perry. Tonkon donated the rest of their table tickets to Human…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 YRJ Gala
Tonkon Torp was a Presenting Sponsor at the 10th Annual Justice is Sweet Gala held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on November 15. Megan Reuther, a member of the YRJ Board, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with a…
Tonkon Torp Hosts TiE Entrepreneurs for Blockchain Discussion
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Service Practice Group hosted a special interest group of entrepreneurs and business professionals from TiE Oregon for a November 13 educational event on blockchain technology. Tyler Harkness organized Tonkon's…
Frank Weiss Covers Insurance Fundamentals at Northwest Insurance Law Seminar
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Frank Weiss was a featured faculty member at the October 25 Northwest Insurance Law seminar. Frank presented a comprehensive “Insurance 101” overview. His talk covered insurance fundamentals, including: nuts and bolts…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Rock' n' Roll Camp for Girls Awards Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a Silver Album sponsor at the Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Amp Awards on November 9. Parna Mehrbani, who serves on the Camp's Advisory Board, organized Tonkon Torp's involvement with the event.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share Magical Estate Planning Lessons from the World of Harry Potter
On October 24, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Estate Planning Practice Group cast a spell during an engaging program that delivered valuable estate planning lessons through scenarios featuring the beloved characters and families from the Harry Potter…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses National Labor Relations Act
On October 19, Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore was a featured panelist at the Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section's annual seminar. Her panel was titled, "NLRA: Don't Step In It - What You Need to Know About Labor Law to Represent…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 AILA Oregon Gala
Led by our Immigration Practice Group, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the 2018 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Oregon Gala on November 1. All immigration attorneys and three paralegals attended the event along with Stephanie…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak at TiE Startup Bootcamp
On October 17, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups at the TiE Oregon Bootcamp.
Rocky Dallum Reviews Tax Policy at OEDA Annual Conference
Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum spoke at the Oregon Economic Development Association annual conference. He presented a tax policy update alongside Wendy Johnson, lobbyist for League of Oregon Cities.
Abby Landon Reviews International Estate Planning
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon shared her expertise on international estate planning with members of the Eugene Estate Planning Council on September 18. During the presentation, Abby broke down how federal transfer tax is applied to noncitizen…
IP Attorneys Host Briefing to Help Companies Navigate Social Media and Website Pitfalls
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing on September 27 to help companies identify and navigate the legal pitfalls that litter the social media and website marketing landscape.
Tonkon Talks on Accelerating Growth on a Shoestring Budget
At the October 3 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted Kasey Jones, founder of, and Growth Strategist with, A Better Jones. The program focused on helping startups get bigger marketing ROI from limited budgets
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Education Meeting for Greater Portland Compliance Association
On September 20, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Corporate Finance & Transactions practice groups hosted CCO's from investment advisers and broker dealers for the Greater Portland Compliance Association…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Marathon Scholars "Rally on the Risers" event on September 29. Claire Brown, who serves on the Marathon Board of Directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Marathon's mission is to bring together caring…
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker Featured on Western Regional Conference Panel
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker spoke on a panel of industry specialists to risk managers about the legal environment for cannabis-related business operators at the Western Regional Conference on September 18.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Street Trusts 2018 Alice Awards
Tonkon Torp was a Program Events sponsor at The Street Trust's Alice Awards on September 28. Kimberlee Stafford took the lead on filling Tonkon's table at the event and attended along with David Forman and their guests. Both Kimberlee and David are…
Gwen Griffith Breaks Down Capital Accounts for Mid-Valley Tax Forum
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith spoke at the Mid-Valley Tax Forum on September 18 about partnership capital accounts and how they operate in Oregon. She shared background on the original intent of capital accounts, why they are only available for…