Legal Citizen Dinner

The Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner and Fund Raiser is an annual event that celebrates the outstanding, future-changing work of those who are helping teach, promote and protect civics and democracy. The Dinner is Classroom Law Project’s largest fundraiser of the year. The 2015 Legal Citizen Dinner will be Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

Classroom Law Project is proud to announce that the Honorable Nan Waller has been selected as the 2015 Legal Citizen of the Year. Now serving as the Presiding Judge for Multnomah County Circuit Court, Judge Waller has dedicated her career to working as a champion of Oregon’s children and families.

Waller, Nan

The 2014 dinner was a great time to connect with friends and colleagues, learn what is going on at Classroom Law Project, and be inspired by two truly extraordinary honorees,  Hon. Jake Tanzer, former Oregon Supreme Court justice, and Civics Educator of the Year Drew Moneke, West Salem High School.  Our speakers included the Honorable Lew Frederick, Oregon House of Representatives; Drew Moneke, West Salem High School; U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall and the Honorable W. Michael Gillette, Oregon Supreme Court.

View photos from the 2014 Legal Citizen Dinner.

View photos from the 2013 Legal Citizen Dinner.


Click here to learn more about additional Classroom Law Project sponsorship opportunities.

REGISTRATION will open soon. In the meantime, please email or call (503) 224-4424.

VIP Table Sponsors
Ball Janik LLP
Cambia Health Solutions
Friends of Jake
Nike, Inc.

Table Sponsors
Ater Wynne LLP
Barran Liebman LLP
Buchanan Angeli Altschul & Sullivan LLP
Bullard Law
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Hon. Steve Bushong & Hon. Erin Lageson
Columbia Bank
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue LLP
Federal Judges
Haglund Kelly
Harrang Long Gary Rudnick PC
Hart & Wagner LLP
Janet Hoffman & Associates LLC
K&L Gates
Lane Powell PC
Larkins Vacura LLP
Lewis & Clark Law School
Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf PC
Miller Nash LLP
Multnomah County Judges
NW Natural
Oregon Appellate Judges
Oregon State Bar
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Perkins Coie LLP
Portland General Electric
Portland State University
Radler White Parks & Alexander LLP
Roy Jay & Project Clean Slate
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC
Hon. Michael H. Simon & Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
Stoel Rives LLP
Stoll Berne PC
Thomson Reuters
Tonkon Torp LLP

Video Production
Melissa Powers, In-House Productions


2014    Hon. Jake Tanzer
2013    Governor Ted Kulongoski
2012    Jim Westwood
2011    Hon. Paul De Muniz
2010    Hon. Jean Kerr Maurer
2009    Marilyn R. Cover
2008    25th Anniversary of CLP
2007    Hon. Ancer L. Haggerty
2006    Hon. Susan M. Leeson
2005    David Frohnmayer
2004    Senator Ron Wyden & Senator Gordon Smith
2003    Hon. Wallace P. Carson, Jr.
2002    Vera Katz
2001    Sidney I. Lezak
2000    Hon. Edwin J. Peterson
1999    Bruce B. Samson
1998    Hon. Susan P. Graber
1997    Hon. Mark O. Hatfield
1996    Bob & Marilyn Ridgley
1995    Hon. Kristena A. LaMar
1994    Hon. Donald H. Londer
1993    Harold C. Hart
1992    Hon. W. Michael Gillette
1991    Hon. Edward Leavy
1990    Hon. Charles S. Crookham
1989    Hon. Robert E. Jones
1988    Hon. Richard L. Unis
1987    Hon. Otto J. Skopil
1986    Hon. James M. Burns
1985    Hon. Kenneth J. O’Connell
1984    Hon. A. Ted Goodwin