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A New Year of Tonkon Talks Kicks Off with Discussion on Business Scaling
At the January 9 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Deepa Seshan, President of Kindle Consulting LLC. Her talk focused on helping startups scale up in a supportable manner.
Tonkon Torp Hosts OBI Digital Health Mixer
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group co-hosted the premiere OBI (Oregon Bioscience Incubator) Digital Health Mixer on January 17. David Forman offered words of introduction at the event and attended along with several attorneys from…
Rocky Dallum Speaks at SEDCOR Forum
On January 9, Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum provided a legislative preview at the Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR) forum. Oregon’s 80th Legislative Session convenes on January 22. Rocky reviewed the major issues being proposed…
Business Immigration Attorneys Host Annual Employer Briefing
On December 7, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual year-end briefing for employers to review business immigration changes in 2018 and forecasts for 2019.
Tonkon Hosts Seminar for Women Business Leaders
On November 28, Tonkon Torp co-hosted “Thrive,” a seminar for women business leaders, with KeyBank and Geffen Mesher. The annual seminar was attended by over 100 women who hold leadership positions in area businesses. The program featured a panel…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at OSB Professionalism Seminar
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at "Professionalism 2018: What If I’m That Person?" a seminar offered by the Oregon State Bar Professionalism Commission. The program featured three panels composed of attorneys, judges, and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Student Foundation 2018 SLAY Event
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the Oregon Student Foundation's December 6 SLAY fundraising event. Rocky Dallum, a member of the Foundation's Board of Directors, led Tonkon Torp's involvement with the event which raised money for the Oregon…
Haley Morrison Speaks at Nonprofit Association of Oregon on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
On November 15, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison co-led a workshop for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon regarding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Darian Stanford Talks Lotteries at Global Gaming Expo
Tonkon Torp attorney Darian Stanford was a featured panelist at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) held in Las Vegas. The panel, International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass on Lotteries, discussed the latest developments in lotteries around the world…
Sherrill Corbett Speaks about Pacific Foods Sale at Business Transition Seminar
On November 15, Tonkon Torp sponsored a business transition seminar with Geffen Mesher, CVF Capital Partners, and First Republic Investment Management. The event was held at the Multnomah Athletic Club for nearly 90 local business leaders and…
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…