Nate joined our firm in 2011, bringing with him experience in the areas of family law (divorce, child custody and support, protection orders), juvenile law (dependencies and protection/anti-harassment orders), criminal law (misdemeanors) and traffic law(criminal and non-criminal).

Prior to joining the firm, Nate practiced for a firm in Clark County (WA) and for firms in Thurston County. He has served as the Title 13 Guardian ad Litem for Thurston County, as well as a parents’ representation attorney for dependency matters in Clark County through a contract with the Office of Public Defense. He currently takes court-appointed cases in order to provide legal representation for children, in addition to his private practice. Nate’s practice has required him to handle matters in the majority of the counties located in Western Washington, but he limits his practice primarily to Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor and Lewis counties.


Nate received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Evansville (Indiana), and his Juris Doctorate degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law in Ada, Ohio.


Nate is a member of the Thurston County Bar Association, and the Family Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association. He is also a member of the West Olympia Rotary, where he has served on the Board of Directors and as the club’s Youth Exchange Officer.