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Tonkon Torp Supports 2018 Youth Progress Golf Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Ninth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 17. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Real Estate Section Conference
Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group was a sponsor at the annual Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section Summer Conference in Gleneden Beach, August 9-11. Rachel Atchison, Kimberlee Stafford, Joe Voboril, and Jeff Keeney…
Rocky Dallum Provides Agricultural Law Legislative Update
On July 20, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum provided a legislative update at the Agriculture Law program held by the Seminar Group. Rocky reviewed the major themes of Oregon’s 2018 legislative session and provided an overview of new laws that will…
Tonkon Torp’s Bankruptcy Practice Group Sponsors U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society Picnic
The Bankruptcy Practice Group was a sponsor of the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society's picnic on August 5. The annual picnic at Judge Leavy’s family farm celebrated the Bankruptcy Bench & Bar this year, and focused on honoring the pro…
Alan Perkins Provides Immigration Update at Global Mobility Seminar
On June 19, Tonkon Torp immigration attorney Alan Perkins spoke at a seminar focusing on various aspects of global mobility for businesses including international tax, immigration, and tax reform. The event was co-presented by Tonkon Torp LLP at the…
Anna Sortun and Justin Denton Discuss Buy-Sell Provisions at OSB CLE
On June 19, Tonkon Torp partners Anna Sortun and Justin Denton were featured speakers at a CLE presentation that focused on crafting and defending buy-sell provisions. The event was hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section.
Wilker and Beach Break Down GDPR Compliance at Tonkon Talk
At the June 27 Tonkon Talk, attorneys Steven Wilker and Eric Beach led a discussion on the newly rolled out General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it impacts Oregon companies that target or collect information about customers in the EU.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Business For A Better Portland Social
Tonkon Torp Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group was a sponsor at the Business For A Better Portland Summer Social held July 10 at WeWork's Custom House Courtyard. David Forman, Brenda Meltebeke, and Haley Morrison attended the event. Business For…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Program on Tax Reform Implications for Real Estate
Tonkon Torp hosted a social hour and program to highlight key implications of the 2017 federal tax overhaul for real estate investors. David Petersen covered the key components of tax reform that apply to real estate investors. Michael Millender…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at Oregon State Bar Admission Ceremony
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani spoke at the admission ceremony for new members of the Oregon State Bar (OSB), held by the Supreme Court of Oregon on May 17. Parna addressed the new lawyers in her capacity as Chair of the Oregon Bench and Bar…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Oregon Club of Portland Golf Classic
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the 27th Oregon Club of Portland (OCOP) Golf Classic, held at Pumpkin Ridge on June 11. Jessica Morgan, Secretary on the OCOP board of directors and a member of the OCOP Executive Committee, led Tonkon's involvement with…
Tonkon Lays Down the Law at 2018 Corporate Kickball Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor and fielded a team at the 2018 Playworks Pacific Northwest Corporate Kickball event on June 22. Haley Morrison, who serves as Chair of the Playworks Board of Directors, managed Tonkon's involvement with the event, while Jeri…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Meeting of Nonprofit Firms Representing Minors Detained by ICE
From June 18 through 20, Tonkon Torp hosted the annual regional meeting of nonprofit law firms providing legal services for unaccompanied minors detained by ICE. Oregon’s nonprofit firm is Immigration Counseling Services.
Gwen Griffith Covers New Tax Law at Northwest AFP Summit
On May 17, Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith spoke at the annual summit organized by the Northwest Association for Finance Professionals. Gwen provided an update on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and its impact on businesses. In addition to…
Sherrill Corbett and Gwen Griffith Speak at Business Transition Seminar
On May 31, Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a seminar on business transitions with Geffen Mesher and KeyBank. The event for local business leaders was held at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Nearly 100 attendees filled the room to hear the presenters share…
June Tonkon Talk Clarifies the Hazy Law of Industrial Hemp and CBD
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker, co-chair of the firm’s Cannabis Industry Group, led a discussion at the June 6 Tonkon Talk on the evolving legal status of industrial hemp and CBD. Alex provided a historical context for the current federal…