Press Releases

Nonprofits In Flux: Implications and Opportunities

The nonprofit sector envisions a just and inclusive society spurred equally by innovation and adaptation and comprised of active citizens, effective institutions, and vibrant communities. But are nonprofits actually adopting the ideas that will change lives or simply rebranding old models?

June 12: Feast with Local Food Heroes at Summer's First BBQ

On June 12, Edible Portland and Ecotrust are holding their 7th annual Local Hero Awards, with a keynote by Nell Newman, to honor outstanding members of our local food community.

OnPoint Community Credit Union to Open Three New Branches

Three new branches signify OnPoint’s commitment to increase access for members.

Comcast, Community Partners to Improve Sites in Oregon & SW Washington

On Saturday, April 26, more than 1,900 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve schools and nonprofits in Oregon and Southwest Washington as part of Comcast’s 13th Comcast Cares Day.

Brand new format for NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson quarterly market reports

NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson just completed their newly rebranded First Quarter Market Reports. Not only does it feature a brand new format, but the report ensures accuracy due to the annual truing up of their database.

Barran Liebman’s Sam Hernandez Recognized as "Rising Litigator"

Samuel Hernandez, an Associate at Barran Liebman, is the recipient of a 2014 Oregon State Bar Litigation Section Rising Litigator Award.

Oregon Association of Health Underwriters Passes Self-Insurance Bill for Small Businesses

On March 14, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 4050 into law. Introduced by the Oregon Association for Health Underwriters (OAHU), HB 4050 gives small businesses the option of self-insuring for their health benefits.

Weston Technology Solutions and Lumbermens Insurance Hosts April 2nd Seminar on Digital Liability in a Regulated World

BEND, Ore. – Weston Technology Solutions and Lumbermens Insurance will host a digital privacy seminar that will educate and discuss solutions for the growing liability involved with accessing and handling private information. Speakers will include Mark Smith, CPCU, RPLU from The Swett & Crawford Group and Brock McFarlane, CEO and Founder of Weston Technology Solutions.

Urbach Appointed to Queen's Bench Board of Directors

Lane Powell Shareholder Tanya Durkee Urbach has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Queen’s Bench, the Portland chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers.

Barran Liebman Welcomes New Associates

Barran Liebman is pleased to welcome Tyler Volm and Damien Munsinger as Associate Attorneys. Both Tyler and Damien represent employers and management in employment law litigation, and provide advice on a full range of employment law matters.

Lane Powell Law Firm and Attorneys Davis, Mehrbani, Jagla and Swanson Named as 'Top' in the 2014 World Trademark Review 1000

The 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR”) recently named Lane Powell as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon and Washington, and Lane Powell attorneys Kenneth R. Davis II, Parna A. Mehrbani, Frances M. Jagla and Paul D. Swanson as top individuals in the practice.

Capital Pacific Bank Recognized as a Certified B Corporation

Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.

Lane Powell Hosts 31st Annual Labor and Employment Seminar

On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™:  How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!”