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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.
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…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Virginia Garcia ¡Prospera! Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the September 15 ¡Prospera! event put on by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation. Michael Willes, a member of the Foundation's board of directors, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attended along with his wife. The…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Classroom Law Project Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's 17th Annual Golf Tournament on September 24. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society. Steven Wilker, Vice…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Wild Splendor 2018
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group was an associate sponsor at the Wild Splendor 2018 event put on by Columbia Land Trust on September 13. Max Miller organized Tonkon's involvement. Megan Reuther and Will Gent attended the…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Business Immigration Briefing
On September 14, Tonkon Torp immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with labor and employment attorney Blerina Kotori, hosted an in-depth business immigration briefing for employers. The program…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Portland YouthBuilders' (PYB) annual "Cornhole Classic" on September 13. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Ned Perry, a member of the PYB board of directors, who attended along with Bob Carey, Eric…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ALS Association State Capital Walk
Tonkon Torp sponsored the September 15 State Capital Walk to Defeat ALS, put on by the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the ALS Association. Rocky Dallum was the lead attorney and participated in the walk with his team, Mike's Meanderers, named…
Eric Beach Covers Cybersecurity at Tonkon Talk
On September 5, Eric Beach led a program to help startups assess cybersecurity risks and know how to respond in the event of a breach. After outlining the steps necessary to conduct a thorough risk assessment, Eric provided best practices for…
Parna Mehrbani Discusses Copyright in the Craft Industry
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of Portland's Puddletown Knitting Guild about how copyright protects the livelihood of craft designers.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Faithful Friends Event
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the "Be a Rock in a Child's Life" event put on by Faithful Friends on September 13. Max Miller, who recently joined the Faithful Friends Board of Directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Faithful Friends…