R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, Nov. 28.
The Board of Directors will honor Barnes Ellis with the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievement Award. Celebrity presentations by:
• OCDLA member Jim Hennings, former director of Metropolitan Public Defender Services and Ken Morrow Award recipient in 2005
• Former Chief Justice Paul De Muniz, Ken Morrow Award recipient in 2012
• Son Curt Ellis
• and OCDLA life member and former vice chair of the Public Defense Services Commission, OCDLA Executive Director Shaun McCrea.
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Barnes Ellis served 30 years on the Board of Metropolitan Public Defenders. He also served as Chair of the Public Defense Services Commission from its inception in 2000 until 2016. A magna cum laude graduate of both Yale University and Harvard Law School, Barnes was a senior partner at Stoel Rives, Portland’s largest law firm, specializing in business litigation until retiring in 2011. Barnes now serves as senior legal counsel for Mercy Corps, the international aid organization based in Portland, Oregon.
Grilled Flat Iron Steak with roasted potatoes, onions and wild mushroom jus, or
Roasted Salmon with wild rice pilaf and lemon herb aioli, or
Wild Oregon Mushroom Risotto with Fresh Herbs with roasted winter vegetables.