LGBT Rights in Oregon: A Historical Perspective
Location: Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, 1211 SW 5th Ave, 19th Floor
OGALLA, The Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN), and Oregon State Bar Diversity & Inclusion Department are presenting this free CLE.
Featuring a presentation by GLAPN historian George Nicola, and a panel discussion with:
- Judge Lynn Nakamoto
o Oregon Court of Appealso Oregon's first Asian American appellate judge
- Judge Janice Wilson, Ret.
o Oregon's first out judgeo The first openly LGBT person elected to any position in Oregon
- Prof. Dominick Vetri
o Recipient of the 2012 University of Oregon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awardo Drafter of Eugene's 1977 Human Rights Law, the first citywide non-discrimination law that applied to both public and private institutions
- Charles Hinkle
o Lead counsel in Peggy Burton v. Cascade School District Union High School, the first lawsuit filed by a teacher successfully claiming LGBT discriminationo Recipient of Oregon ACLU's inaugural Charles F. Hinkle Award
- Cindy Cumfer
o Pioneering LGBT attorney and activisto Recipient of the 1996 Oregon State Bar Membership Service Award
Please RSVP for this free CLE at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refreshments generously provided by Beovich, Walter & Friend.