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Alex Tinker Presents at NW Summit for Financial Professionals
Alex Tinker participated in the panel session "How Close Can You Get to Marijuana Without Being Burned?" at the 2017 NW Summit for Financial Professionals, held in Seattle May 10-12. The annual two-and-a-half day conference is designed for all levels…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health Happy Hour
Led by Leon Simon, the Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a sponsor at the Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health PDX Happy Hour on May 4. The event is designed to create a space for motivated individuals to meet and discuss what excites them…
Tonkon Talk Helps Founders Avoid Common Mistakes
During the May 3 Tonkon Talk, business attorney Leon Simson and guest Jim Huston, co-managing director of Portland Seed Fund, shared a blueprint to help founders build a healthy startup while avoiding common mistakes. A key takeaway of the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Young Audiences' Annual Gala
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the "Fly Away with YA" Annual Gala held by Young Audiences Arts for Learning on May 4. Max Miller and Ron Greenman led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with James Hein, Mark LeRoux and each of…
Tonkon Torp Hosts 2017 Labor and Employment Law Seminar
On May 4, attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Seminar at the Oregon Zoo for nearly 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders. The 2017 seminar…
Tonkon Torp Hosts ACLU Lawyers' Committee
Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon Lawyers' Committee for a meeting on May 2. Steven Wilker and Sarah Einowski led Tonkon's involvement with the meeting; Steven and Sarah are both members of the Lawyers' Committee (Steven is Vice Chair), The…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Family & Child Service Fundraising Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at "Celebrating our Caring Community," a fundraising luncheon held by Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) on May 2. The luncheon featured guest speaker Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. Michael Millender organized…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 OEN Angel Oregon Showcase
Tonkon's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a presenting company sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurial Network (OEN) Angel Oregon Showcase on April 27. The Showcase brings together over 300 investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to…
Tonkon Attorneys Sponsor Annual Portland Business Alliance Meeting
Tonkon Torp purchased a table at the May 2 Annual Meeting and Breakfast held by the Portland Business Alliance. The meeting featured a speech from former Oregon Senator Gordon Smith. Kristin Bremer Moore organized Tonkon's involvement at the event
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2017 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a pledge sponsor at the eleventh annual "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon on April 27. Lindsay Reynolds, a member of the Susan G. Komen Ambassador Board, was the lead attorney for the event, organizing Tonkon's…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marylhurst University Annual Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at Marylhurst University's annual scholarship dinner, "Starry Night Supper Club" Brenda Meltebeke, a member of Marylhurst's board of trustees, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Classroom Law Project Dinner
Tonkon Torp sponsored the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit on April 26. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, led Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Club of Portland's (OCOP) Tip-Off Dinner on April 20. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner and attended along with Lindsay Reynolds, David Myers, and additional…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon
Led by our Diversity Task Force, Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 24th Annual Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon. Kimberlee Stafford hosted Tonkon's table at the event. The lunch was a celebration and appreciation of…
Sarah Einowski Participates in Light the Night 2017 Executive Breakfast
On April 20, Sarah Einowski participated in the Light the Night Executive Breakfast. Sarah recently joined the Executive Leadership Committee for Light the Night, a fundraising branch of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Jeff Cronn Lends Contract Drafting Expertise to Law Students
On April 10, Tonkon Torp business attorney Jeff Cronn presented on contract drafting principles to students at Lewis & Clark Law School. Jeff framed the discussion about the importance of effective contract drafting by sharing anecdotes about the…
Al Kennedy Discusses Insurance in Bankruptcy at NW Bankruptcy Institute
On April 7, Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorney Albert Kennedy was a panelist at the 30th Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute. The event, held in Vancouver, WA, was co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and the Washington State Bar…
Tonkon Torp Hosts OSB Sustainable Future Section CLE
On April 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the OSB Sustainable Future Section for a CLE discussion on and viewing of the documentary Merchants of Doubt. The film examines how misinformation about climate science has been disseminated through public relations…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp was a community sponsor at Human Solutions' annual "Soar With Us" auction and gala held on April 8. Jon Stride, a Human Solutions board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the auction.