OWLS Membership Renewal
It is membership renewal season for OWLS! Members of OWLS in good standing that live or work in Marion County are considered members of Mary Leonard Law Society. Our programming is largely funded by OWLS membership dues, so please remember to update your membership today!
The OWLS membership year runs from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. OWLS is a great way to develop a network of support and make meaningful connections with other professionals with similar interests. There is a unique camaraderie that can be found in a predominantly female professional organization, and OWLS offers the opportunity to meet and connect with colleagues in a variety of ways. OWLS welcomes women, men, lawyers, judges, law students, nonlawyers, and those who live or practice in other states. Anyone who supports the mission of Oregon Women Lawyers is welcome to join!
Join OWLS online and pay by debit or credit card or, to pay by check, use this fillable PDF membership form: OWLS_Membership Form 2014-2015_Fillable PDF_Final and send it in with your check payable to OWLS to: Oregon Women Lawyers PO Box 40393 Portland, OR 97240.
For information, contact Linda Tomassi, OWLS Executive Director. OWLS memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. To download a membership brochure, click the following link: OWLS Brochure
Mary Leonard Law Society 2014 New Admittee Luncheon
featuring the Hon. Susan P. Graber, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
October 21, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm.
Mission Mill Dye House, 1313 Mill Street SE
25 per person, new admittees are free.
Join the Mary Leonard Law Society for our annual luncheon welcoming the 2014 new admittees to the Oregon State Bar. MLLS is pleased to announce that our keynote speaker with be the Hon. Susan P. Graber, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The luncheon will be held from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Mission Mill Museum Dye House. Lunch is $25.00 per person and FREE to new admittees. Parking is available on site for free.
Please RSVP online at maryleonardlawsociety.org. Payment can be made online, by check, or at the door.
Courthouse Connections Presents a Business Law CLE Series
Sponsored by Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar Association
Thursdays, October 16 to November 6, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Marion County Circuit Courthouse, 5th floor jury assembly room
Courthouse Connections presents a four week business law CLE Series. This will be a great opportunity for new attorneys to meet with more experiences practitioners in a small group setting.
$20 per CLE or $70 for the series, payment can be made at the door or by mailing to Sherman Sherman Johnnie and Hoyt LLP c/o Bill Weidner PO Box 2247, Salem OR 97308
- Thursday October 16: Estate Planning, presented by Kathy Evans of Evans | Batlan, Attorneys at Law
- Thursday October 23: Employment Law, present by David Griggs of Saalfeld Griggs PC
- Thursday October 30: Real Estate Transactions, presented by Eric Yandell and Daniel Rice of Hetzel Williams PC
- Thursday November 6: The Formation of Business Entities, presented by Gordon Hanna of Garrett Hemann Robertson PC
Mary Leonard Law Society presents Title IX: Beyond College Sports
Monday, November 10, 2014, from 12:00-1:00 pm.
Willamette University Civic Justice Center, 790 State Street, Salem, OR
This is a free brown-bag lunch presentation.
Please join the Mary Leonard Law Society as we explore the broad applications and legal implications of Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, the federal law which bans discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex. A panel of local experts and practitioners will briefly discuss their experience working with Title IX in numerous contexts including: sports, sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking and LGBT rights.
Panelists will include: Karin Moscon, Title IX Coordinator at the Oregon Department of Education; Kelly Noor, Partner, Garrett Hemann Robertson; Ben Becker, Attorney, Oregon School Boards Association; and Cynthia Stinson, Director of Educational Equity Assurance and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Willamette University.