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 July Social

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Yard House, 888 SW 5th Ave, #2004, Portland, OR

Please join the Oregon New Lawyers Division for a social on Wednesday, July 27 at 5:30 pm. We’ll be at Yard House in Pioneer Place. Appetizers will be provided. No host bar. No RSVP required. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you! If you have questions please email Mae Lee Browning at or call/text at 310-227-7659.

ONLD Sunset Cruise

Thursday, September 8, 2016, 6:00 – 8:45 p.m.
Boarding location & free parking: Caruthers Landing, 110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR
Registration: $30 for ONLD members & law students and $45 for non-ONLD members

6:00 p.m. – boarding
6:15 p.m. – departure
8:45 p.m. – return

Come join us for the ONLD-sponsored second annual private sunset cruise on the Willamette. We have reserved an 84’ yacht with four decks for the occasion. We will be serving heavy appetizers and have a cash bar. Tickets are only available to the first 100 people that sign up. This event will sell out, so sign up now! This will be a perfect opportunity to network with peers, judges, and members of the OSB Board of Governors.

Reserve your ticket online and mail your payment to Oregon State Bar,
Attn: New Lawyers Division, PO Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281
Complete registration by mailing payment to the OSB.
Registration must be complete by Friday, August 19, 2016

ONLD & Oregon Attorney Assistance Program Fun Family Social

Friday, August 19, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tyron Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219

Join the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program and the Oregon New Lawyers Division for a free, healthy and fun family social!  Relax and rejuvenate with a short hike through Tryon Creek State Park at 5pm followed by an end-of-the week social at 6pm.  Families are welcome and encouraged to join us – there will be an activity for the kids following the hike.  Light appetizers will be provided.  Please RSVP to

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

ADA Accommodation

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