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Financial Services Attorneys Host Compliance Professionals

Tonkon Torp attorneys Jessica Morgan and Christopher Pallanch led a presentation to investment advisers and brokerage dealers at the October meeting of the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA), held at the Tonkon Torp office. They provided…
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Gwen Griffith Presents The CLiF Project at OSB Pro Bono Fair

Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith participated in a presentation discussing The CLiF (Changing Lives Forever) Project at the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Pro Bono Fair on October 26. The event was held in conjunction with the American Bar Association…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts "Black Girl in Suburbia"

The Tonkon Torp Diversity Task Force hosted a screening and discussion of the documentary Black Girl in Suburbia for employees of the firm. The film’s director, Melissa Lowery, grew up in West Linn and is currently the Director of Diversity and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Company Pitch Showcase

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the OTRADI (Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute) Company Pitch Showcase, held as part of the Oregon Bioscience Showcase at OMSI on October 30. The Company Pitch Showcase highlights Oregon's best…
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Ava Schoen Debates Transfers at Debtor-Creditor Section Annual Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorney Ava Schoen spoke at the 2017 Debtor-Creditor Section CLE and Annual meeting hosted by the Oregon State Bar on October 20. The event was held at the William W. Knight Law Center on the University of Oregon campus. Ava's panel…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Bloom Project

Tonkon Torp was a "peony" sponsor at The Bloom Project's Bouquets of the Heart fundraiser and luncheon on October 27. Brenda Meltebeke organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with three guests.
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Gwen Griffith Presents The CLiF Project at OSB Pro Bono Fair

Gwen Griffith participated in a presentation discussing The CLiF Project at the OSB Pro Bono Fair on October 26. The event was held in conjunction with the American Bar Association National Pro Bono Celebration.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 OEN Tom Holce Dinner

On October 25, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services Group was a table sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Tonkon's involvement with the event was led by Tyler Harkness, a member of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 AILA Oregon Gala

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the October 19 benefit gala held by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) of Oregon. Tonkon's Immigration Practice Group managed the sponsorship while Turid Owren and Melina LaMorticella (immediate…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Classroom to Courtroom Lunch

The Oregon New Lawyers Division, in partnership with Franklin High School and Multnomah County Court, held a "Classroom to Courtroom" seminar on October 18. As part of the event, student participants were matched with attorneys who volunteered to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Gathering of Good

Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual A Gathering of Good dinner and fundraiser on October 12. Tonkon's participation was led by Steven Wilker, past chair of the MFS board of directors and member of the MFS executive…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Diversity Section CLE Social

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section's annual CLE and social on October 12. The sponsorship was organized by Tonkon's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
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Kimberlee Stafford Provides Commercial Leasing Primer

Tonkon Torp attorney Kimberlee Stafford recently delivered a nuts and bolts primer on commercial leasing, tailored to new lawyers and non-real estate lawyers. The wide-ranging presentation covered types of leases, key issues from the perspective of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 CCA Wonderball Gala

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Children's Cancer Association's (CCA) October 7 Wonderball Gala. Kurt Ruttum led Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ¡Prospera! Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was an ally level sponsor at the October 7 ¡Prospera! fundraiser, benefiting the patients and programs of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Tonkon's involvement was managed by Michael Willes, who is a member of the Virginia Garcia…
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Shouka Rezvani Covers Ethical Issues Related to Running Private Foundations and Public Charities

Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani recently participated in a Foundation Philanthropy Forum panel hosted by the Oregon Community Foundation. The panel focused on ethical issues related to running a public charity or private foundation. During the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors The Street Trust's 2017 Alice Awards

Tonkon Torp was a Community Advocate sponsor at the 2017 Alice Awards held by The Street Trust on September 29. The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote and improve…
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Eric Beach Shares Cyber Security Best Practices with Nonprofits

On September 7, Eric Beach led a program for nonprofit organizations on safeguarding customer and business information in response to the ever-increasing risk of a cybersecurity breach. After providing steps to take during a risk assessment, Eric…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 CLP Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on September 22. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the event. CLP works to bring vital and engaging civics…
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Tonkon Torp Team Participates in Race for the Cure

Led by Jeri Chavis, Tonkon Torp had a team (the "Pink Torpedoes") at the September 17 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The Race for the Cure Series is the world's largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer.
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