ONLD Upcoming Events

2016 Series

Mark these dates on your calendar!

Events with registration available are indicated with a button linking to online registration. Registration for future events will open soon. All brown bags will be held at the Multnomah County Courthouse, room 208 at noon.

At-the-door registration is available by cash or check only. 

ONLD & Federal Bar Association Social

Thursday, June 9, 2016, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, 1000 SW 3rd Ave, 9th Floor Terrace, Portland, OR

Please join the Oregon New Lawyers Division and Federal Bar Association for a June 9 summer soiree. We will meet on the 9th floor terrace of the courthouse. Young lawyers from the FBA will provide guided tours of the Mendez exhibit currently on display in the courthouse lobby. We hope to see you there! Register here! Questions? Contact Nadia Dahab (

ONLD Social

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Paddy’s, 65 SW Yamhill, Portland, OR

Please join the Oregon New Lawyers Division for a June 22 social. We will be at Paddy’s Bar & Grill on Yamhill. Appetizers will be provided.  No host bar.  No RSVP required. We hope to see you there! Questions? Email Mae Lee Browning at or call/text at 310-227-7659.

ONLD & Linn Benton Bar Association Joint Social

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Cloud & Kelly’s Public House
126 SW First Street, Corvallis, OR

Please join us on June 22nd at 5pm for a happy hour at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. Appetizers will be provided. No host bar. Please RSVP to We hope to see you there! If you have any questions contact Rob Welsh at

How to Keep Juries from Hating You

Presented by: Scott Bradford
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

1 general or practical skills MCLE credit will be applied for

Ethics – Social Media & Professionalism

Presented by: Simon Whang
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208

In college, Simon Whang was president of the Johns Hopkins University debate team and a nationally-ranked debater, a source of both pride and embarrassment. Simon started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. He moved back to Oregon in 2003, prosecuting property and financial crimes at the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. Simon continued prosecuting securities and investment fraud for the State Division of Finance and Corporate Securities, until he joined Department of Justice in 2008. He enjoys working at the Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, where he specializes in mortgage and foreclosure fraud cases.
1 ethics MCLE credit will be applied for

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