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On November 17, 2012, Partner Trung D. Tu was sworn in by Justice Sabrina McKenna, of the Hawaii Supreme Court, as the National Asian American Bar Association’s new NW Regional Governor and new member of its Board of Governors.On November 6, 2012, Associate John Davis was elected State Representative for Oregon House District 26, which encompasses Wilsonville, Sherwood, and King City. John will continue his practice at McEwen Gisvold while serving in the Legislature.McEwen Gisvold LLP is proud to release the Commercial Lenders’ Guide to Oregon Law as a resource for lenders and attorneys. The guide explains the basic legal requirements for engaging in commercial lending activities in the state of Oregon.Partners Don Carter, Dean Gisvold, and Jonathan Radmacher were recently honored as 2012 Super Lawyers®, and Partner Trung Tu was recognized as a Rising Star®.In November 2011, Associate Katie Jo Johnson was honored as one of the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce's "Up and Coming Lawyers of 2011."Associate Katie Jo Johnson was recently selected to serve on the City Club of Portland Long-Term Research Study Committee on Air Quality Regulation in the Portland Metropolitan Area.Partner Jonathan Radmacher recently spoke regarding the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine at the Oregon Law Institute's Continuting Legal Education seminar on Evidence.In April 2011, partner Don Carter was admitted to the prestigious American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Only a dozen Oregon attorneys, including our Senior partner Dean Gisvold, are members of this national organization of leading real estate counsel.In January 2011, partner Trung Tu began teaching Regulation & Ethics of Lawyers at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College as an adjunct professor of law.In November 2010, partner Trung Tu was honored as one of the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce's "Up & Coming Lawyers for 2010." Honorees were selected based on their outstanding commitment to both the legal profession and the community. The award recognized young attorneys who have demonstrated commitment to the legal profession early in their careers, are active in professional organizations, give back to their community, and are leaders in their field. Read the article and interview here.Partner Jonathan Radmacher is on the Board of Central City Concern. Central City Concern has worked for 30 years to provide pathways to self-sufficiency through active intervention in poverty and homelessness.Jonathan Radmacher is on the Research Board for the City Club of Portland. Since 1916, the City Club of Portland has researched and debated issues of public policy, seeking to "inform its members and the community in public matters, and to arouse in them a realization of the obligations of citizenship." McEwen Gisvold LLP is a proud sponsor of the City Club of Portland.Read managing partner Barry Groce's guest column in the Portland Business Journal on leases for small business owners here.Partner Ray Streinz was chosen to represent the "Official Unsecured Creditors" Committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation. Columbia, a manufacturer of high quality, general aviation aircraft, is based in Bend, Oregon. It had $90 million in sales last year, and has over $50 million in unsecured debt.