Oregon Minority Lawyers Association

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The Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) is holding a reception to honor the accomplishments of OMLA members during 2013 and look forward to the new year. The event is generously sponsored and hosted by Stoel Rives. The reception is open to both OMLA members and non-members.

   

When:

Thursday, January 23, 2014 
5:30-7:30 p.m.

   

Where:

Stoel Rives Office
900 SW 5th Avenue
Portland, Oregon
Club Nineteen (located on the 19th floor)

   

RSVP:

Please click here to register to attend by Monday, January 20, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact Suji Patel at (608) 347-8590 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Jennifer Tinnon at (503) 294-9474 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 
 

The Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA)

is holding our Annual Members Meeting on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 to gather our members,

discuss the accomplishments of OMLA over the past year,

and elect officers to serve on next year's Board of Directors.

The event is generously hosted by Tonkon Torp.

REGISTER HERE

The reception is open to OMLA members only.  If you would like to join OMLA in advance of the meeting, you are encouraged to do so here!

Time: 5:30 - 7:00

Location:

Tonkon Torp
1600 Pioneer Tower 
888 SW Fifth Avenue 
Portland Oregon 97204

REGISTER HERE

If you have any questions, please contact Todd Struble at (503) 208-4344 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OMLA would like to thank our Oregon legal professionals and others in the community their generous support of our 14th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction!  We were glad to see so many of our colleagues in attendance and hope you were all able to enjoy the food, drink, and entertainment provided for the evening.  OMLA would also like to highlight the following groups and individuals for their sponsorship of our annual flagship event, without whom this event could not be possible:

 List of Sponsors for OMLA's 14th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction

 

 

 

OMLA Introduces
The IMAGE Program
“Inspiring Minority Attorneys Toward Growth and Excellence”
Friday, May 17, 2013 | Portland, Oregon

Location: Clackamas County Hilltop Campus (Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City, OR 97045)

A retention program designed to build skills, network and leadership for racial and ethnic
minority attorneys as they begin their legal careers in Oregon.

Target Audience
• Self-identified racial and ethnic minority attorneys
• Admitted members of the Oregon State Bar
• Within first three years of law practice in Oregon

Goals of the Program
• Help prepare racial and ethnic minority attorneys new to the Oregon legal community for
the culture of their particular employment setting and the legal profession generally.
• Teach survival skills for entering and excelling in the profession as diverse lawyers.
• Provide a safe space for new attorneys to ask questions, share concerns and discuss
unique issues faced by racial and ethnic minority attorneys.
• Build a support network for racial and ethnic minority attorneys with their peers as they
start the practice of law in Oregon.
• Introduce lawyers to ways to develop leadership skills to cultivate the next generation of
racial and ethnic minority leaders.
• Increase retention of racial and ethnic minority attorneys practicing in Oregon.
• Create a legal community that better reflects the diversity of the community at large and
promotes access to justice.

Ways to Support IMAGE
• Promote program to racial and ethnic minority attorneys.
• Monetary donations payable to “Oregon Minority Lawyers Association IMAGE Program.”
• In kind donations for logistical support and services (graphic design; mailings; hosting
reception or meals; providing scholarships for attendees).

IF YOU ARE A RACIAL/ETHNIC MINORITY ATTORNEY WITHIN THREE YEARS OF BEING
ADMITTED TO THE OREGON STATE BAR, SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS PROGRAM!

For more information on the IMAGE Program, please contact Liani Reeves at:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We invite you to join and become an active member of Oregon Minority Lawyers Association ("OMLA"). OMLA seeks individuals interested in participating in activities that benefit minority attorneys, Oregon's minority legal community, and the minority community in Oregon. Membership in OMLA is open to any lawyer, law student, or other individual who supports the purposes of OMLA.

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The Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) is holding a reception to honor the accomplishments of OMLA members during 2013 and look forward to the new year. The event is generously sponsored and hosted by Stoel Rives. The reception is open to both OMLA members and non-members.

   

When:

Thursday, January 23, 2014 
5:30-7:30 p.m.

   

Where:

Stoel Rives Office
900 SW 5th Avenue
Portland, Oregon
Club Nineteen (located on the 19th floor)

   

RSVP:

Please click here to register to attend by Monday, January 20, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact Suji Patel at (608) 347-8590 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Jennifer Tinnon at (503) 294-9474 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .