University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, 1969). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1972).
Worked at Stoel Rives Limited Liability Partnership (Portland, Oregon) specializing in General Practice and Litigation in State and Federal Courts. Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Corporate and Securities, Real Estate and Land Use, Federal Taxation, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law, Commercial, Bankruptcy, Reorganizations and Workouts, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Hospital and Health Law, Forest Products, Franchise Law, Immigration, Insurance, International Trade and Transactions, Government Law, Media and Advertising Law, Municipal Law and Tax-Exempt Financing, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Construction, Banking, Public Utilities, Trusts and Estates, Mining, Natural Resources, Environmental, State and Local Taxation, International Tax, White Collar Criminal Law. Admitted to the bar, 1972, Oregon.
In 1987, the 140-attorney Portland law firm of Stoel Rives Boley Fraser & Wyse merged with the 45-lawyer Seattle firm of Jones Grey & Bayley to create Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey.
Both firms boast of more than 80 years of service to clients. The firm has since opened offices in Boise, Idaho (1991) and Salt Lake City, Utah (1992).
Stoel Rives provides comprehensive representation to public, private, domestic and international businesses of all sizes. The firm changed its name to Stoel Rives in 1995.
Washington State Bar Association.
M. Judith Ann Nickel, February 5, 1972. Children: Daniel, Abigail.