Sheryl Balthrop Speaks at Young Professionals Summit 2018

The Young Professionals Summit Shareholder Sheryl Balthrop is looking forward to participating on a panel for the 3rd annual Young Professionals Summit on June 12th. The panel is titled “Crushing It: How Women are Breaking Barriers, Achieving Goals, and Balancing It All” and will focus on the importance of goal setting and balance in both… Read more »

One Way to Protect Your Business Content: Copyright

Investing in your Business Content In our last blog post, we discussed using trademark registration to protect a very important business asset: the business brand. Next, we will highlight one way to protect another business asset: the content a business creates. One way to do this is through copyright protection.  What is a copyright?  A copyright is a… Read more »

One Way to Protect Your Business Brand: Trademarks

Investing in your Brand. Building and developing a brand is an exciting time. Businesses spend a lot of time strategizing about what will effectively convey the desired message to clients. Does it convey the business’s traditions and values? Cutting-edge technology? Does it break through the noise and attract positive attention on overcrowded product platforms such as Etsy, Amazon or even the local grocery market shelf? Perhaps the business is launching a new product or rebranding… Read more »

Firm Members Attend 2018 Rotary Fundraiser

Recently, firm members Sheryl Balthrop and Nicholas R. Balthrop attended the Eugene Southtowne Rotary‘s 2018 Wine and Salmon Festival. Rotary Impacting Eugene and Beyond Exemplifying Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”, Eugene Southtowne Rotary Club dedicates itself to serving local and international relief efforts, both through direct involvement by club members as well as monetary contributions to scholarships and projects…. Read more »

Sheryl Balthrop Honored with President’s Public Service Award by Oregon State Bar

The Oregon State Bar honors a select group of lawyers and judges each year, based on nominations from Bar members and the public. These honorees have been identified for their outstanding contributions to the community and the profession. GCB Receives Public Service Recognition GCB shareholder Sheryl Balthrop has been awarded the Oregon State Bar’s 2017 President’s Public… Read more »

Firm Members Attend 2017 Economic Summit

As part of their commitment to staying abreast of the latest economic developments impacting their clients and community,  firm members Gerry Gaydos, Sheryl Balthrop and Nicholas R. Balthrop recently attended the 2017 Economic Summit. Knight Campus to Leverage Scientific  Research Chris Edwards, Asst. V.P. of Strategic Initiatives, shared an insider’s view on how the University… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Website!

We are excited to introduce our new website with responsive design. Whether you are on a desktop, tablet or smartphone, this website is user friendly for any device. Services Our services encompass an array of practice areas, from estate planning and family law to business and employment, and mediation and arbitration. As a client-focused firm,… Read more »

GCB Receives Readers Choice Recognition

More than 15,000 Register Guard readers participated in the 9th annual survey this past spring. GCB was delighted to be initially nominated and then subsequently voted as a front-runner for favorite Law Firm in the Eugene/Springfield area. We thank you! We want to thank all our friends who voted and go to the Register Guard… Read more »

The Secret to Effective Negotiation in the Most Difficult Situation of All: A Dispute with a Colleague, Friend or Family Member

When many of us think of negotiating in a difficult situation, we think of sitting across the table from a cold, calculating, crafty adversary bent on maximizing personal benefit. While such a situation can indeed be challenging, skilled negotiators often report that that they are the most unsettled when they encounter a colleague, friend or… Read more »