Practice Emphases

Family Law, Complex Divorce, Mediation

Professional Experience

Nick cares about getting the best for his clients. His years of mediation experience uniquely situate him to find creative solutions to seemingly intractable problems. Nick developed experience volunteering with Legal Aid Services of Oregon and St. Andrew’s Legal Clinic.


University of Washington School of Law, Seattle

Juris Doctorate in Law

Portland State University, Portland, OR — B.A. Philosophy, Minor: Chinese

Bachelor of Art in Philosophy, Minor: Chinese

Professional Activities

Nick  is an active member of the Oregon State Bar, and member of the Oregon State Bar pro bono committee, and rising committee chair.

Community Involvement

Nick volunteers with Oregon non-profits. He  is currently the Board President for GeerCrest Farm and Historical Society and The Salem Orchestra.


Arno Denecke New Lawyer of the year 2016.


Nick is passionate about music, both classical and contemporary,  and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu