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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Classroom Law Project Dinner
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen Dinner on April 26. Steven Wilker, Vice Chair of the CLP board of directors, organized Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the event. The CLP is Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Hosts J. Reuben Clark Law Society Luncheon
Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) for a lunch at our office on April 26. The lunch featured a speech by Margaret Hunt, CEO of Special Olympics Oregon.
Blerina Kotori Discusses Implicit Bias and Workplace Harassment for OSB CLE
Blerina Kotori was a co-presenter at an April 25 continuing legal education seminar on implicit bias and workplace harassment. The seminar was presented by the OSB Civil Rights Section and co-sponsored by Oregon Women Lawyers, the OSB Diversity…
Gwen Griffith and Caroline Harris Crowne Speak at OSB Annual Litigation Meeting
Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Caroline Harris Crowne were invited to speak on a panel at the Oregon State Bar’s 25th Annual Litigation Institute & Retreat Meeting held on March 16. Their session was focused on pro bono service opportunities…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 NW Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy Practice Group was a sponsor at the 31st Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute, which ran April 13 through April 14 in Seattle, Washington. The annual continuing legal education seminar was sponsored by both the Oregon and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Power of the Purse Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual "Power of the Purse" auction held by Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's on April 13. Turid Owren organized Tonkon's involvement with the event while Kristin Bremer Moore worked to fill Tonkon's table.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2018 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a faith level table sponsor at the April 11 "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon. Jessica Morgan and Lindsay Reynolds led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with several of Tonkon's women attorneys…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ALS Gala
Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2018 Dinner & Auction Gala on April 7. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front. Rocky Dallum, a member of the ALS Association Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Historical Society Exhibit
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the Oregon Historical Society's "Behind the Painting of Personalities" exhibit, which had an opening party on March 16 and ran through April 15. Jackson Lewis, who serves on the Oregon Historical Society board, organized…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OWLS Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the March 16 OWLS (Oregon Women Lawyers) Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner. Sarah Einowski organized Tonkon's attendance at the event.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Minority Lawyers Association Lunch
On March 14, Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for its annual luncheon to introduce members to the incoming Oregon State Bar president. Vanessa Nordyke spoke about the OSB’s efforts to create a diverse and inclusive…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ACLU Annual Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Liberty Lover" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on March 9. Sarah Einowski led Tonkon's participation at the dinner. Sarah is a member of the ACLU of Oregon Lawyers…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Live Wire Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the March 2 Live Wire "Fancy Pants" gala and fundraiser. David Forman, a member of Live Wire's board of directors, coordinated Tonkon's sponsorship. Live Wire is a nonprofit working to enliven, inspire, and engage…
Tonkon Torp Immigration Group Briefs Clients on 2018 H-1B Cap
On March 1, Tonkon Torp's Business Immigration Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing for clients and contacts.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 27th Annual CEJ Awards Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 27th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Awards Luncheon on February 26. Darcy Norville led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with nine other Tonkon Torp attorneys. The CEJ seeks to…
Tonkon Talk Covers the State of Bioscience in Oregon
At the February 7 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted special guests Jennifer Fox and Denise McCarty for a discussion on the state of bioscience and digital health in Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 PILP Auction
Tonkon Torp was a Secret Garden sponsor at the February 17 Lewis & Clark Law School 27th Annual Public Interest Law Project (PILP) Auction. Alex Tinker led Tonkon's involvement with the auction. He attended the event along with his fellow Lewis…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 OHBA Award Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA) Award Dinner on February 16. Michael Willes and the Diversity & Inclusion Committee organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner. Michael attended along with James…
Immigration Group Presents at Reed College
On February 12, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Erika Robles Jones gave a presentation at Reed College to an audience of international students. The presentation reviewed U.S. employment options for the students' post-graduation and covered H…