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2021 Ken Morrow Award Dinner Honoring Keith Rogers

December 3, 2021

The Benson Hotel, Portland

2021 Ken Morrow Award Dinner Honoring Keith Rogers

December 3, 2021

The Benson Hotel, Portland

Honoring Decades of Public Defense Service
Please join the OCDLA Board of Directors in honoring Keith Rogers with the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievement Award.

Keith is the 18th recipient of the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievement Award, which dates back to 2001. The award was created by OCDLA following the passing of renowned Eugene attorney Ken Morrow to recognize the lifelong commitment and significant achievements of attorneys who have worked in the defense community, and those who have made important contributions to the administration of justice.

In selecting Keith to receive the award, the board recognized his many years of public defense advocacy, first at Metropolitan Public Defenders in Portland, then at MPD in Hillsboro, and finally at Multnomah Defenders, Inc., where he was Executive Director until his retirement earlier this year.

What's Included?
Cocktail reception, dinner, and a short live auction to benefit OCDLA's legislative work.

Covid-19 Safety Measures
On November 4, 2021, the OCDLA Board of Directors met to discuss results of the member survey regarding Covid-19 protocols for this event. Based on the results, the board decided that attendees must show proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 or results of a negative test taken within 72 hours of the event. All attendees must be masked in accordance with state and hotel policies, unless actively drinking or eating. Tables will be set for 6 seats rather than 8 in order to adequately social distance for the event. Guests wishing to facilitate the check-in process may email their vaccination card to OCDLA, or please be prepared to show it to enter the ballroom.



Mayfair Ballroom, The Benson Hotel
309 W Broadway

Portland OR 97205
(503) 228-2000

6:00 pm |  Doors Open, Cocktail Reception

6:45  |  Welcome, Dinner Service
President Stacey Reding

7:15  |  Live Auction         
Auctioneer: OCDLA Past President Ed Kroll
All proceeds support OCDLA's ongoing legislative work.

7:50  |  Tribute to Keith Rogers
Gail Meyer, Mary Bruington, and Lee Wachocki, followed by remarks from Keith.

8:30  |  Program Concludes



The Benson Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton
309 SW Broadway, Portland OR 97205

For the latest guest experience such as social distancing in public spaces and changes to food and beverage, see more here and here:

Call 503-228-2000 /1-888-523-6766 and identify yourself as part of the 2021 Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCDLA).

2021 Group Rates
$179 Deluxe Run of House

$189 Executive King
$219 Benson Junior Suite
$229 Executive Junior Suite
plus applicable taxes.
Reservations must be made by November 11. After this date rooms may not be available at these rates.

Amenities include (at no additional charge for OCDLA group): In-room complimentary Starbucks coffee/tea; in-house fitness center open 24/7; complimentary bottled water; in-room dining; in-room honor bar and much more.
Reservation cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival; reservations canceled within 72 hours of arrival will be assessed one night room and tax.



If you are attempting to purchase a ticket, call OCDLA at 541/686-8716.