We are please to announce that effective Janaury 1, 2015, former associate Nicole Nowlin has been named partner of the firm.

Nicole has practiced law for twelve years and, during that time, has focused on cases involving insurance coverage, personal injury, and professional liability.  Her deft representation of defendants has garnered the “Rising Star” recognition for insurance coverage in the Oregon publication of Super Lawyers.

“Her success handling complicated liability cases speaks for itself,” said Managing Partner Andy Burns. “We are proud to have her as a partner and to be a part of her bright future.”

After studying as an undergraduate at Linfield College and receiving her law degree from Willamette University, Nicole began her career in Los Angeles practicing healthcare law. As a mentor with the Oregon State Bar’s New Lawyer Mentoring Program, she aids young lawyers in forging their careers. She is also a chair of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Equality and Diversity Committee and a member of the Cosgrave Diversity Committee, where she strives to promote diversity and equality in the legal profession.