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Nicole R. Springstroh

Attorney

Nicole works across practice groups at Cairncross & Hempelmann and supports our business, real estate, land use, and litigation teams.  She brings focus and determination to each project and clients benefit from her attention to detail and clear communication style.  Nicole is highly skilled at legal research and drafts corporate organizational documents, agreements, contracts, and pleadings.

Nicole earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law with pro bono honors in 2019.  While at the University of Washington, she was actively involved with the Women’s Law Caucus and served as a Student Ambassador.  Nicole gained valuable legal experience through her work with the Washington Innocence Project Clinic (formerly the Innocence Project Northwest) and through her role as Cairncross & Hempelmann’s 2018 Summer Associate.

Prior to her legal career, Nicole worked with several agencies involved in social services and was an advocate for victims’ rights.

Introduction

Nicole works across practice groups at Cairncross & Hempelmann and supports our business, real estate, land use, and litigation teams.  She brings focus and determination to each project and clients benefit from her attention to detail and clear communication style.  Nicole is highly skilled at legal research and drafts corporate organizational documents, agreements, contracts, and pleadings.

Nicole earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law with pro bono honors in 2019.  While at the University of Washington, she was actively involved with the Women’s Law Caucus and served as a Student Ambassador.  Nicole gained valuable legal experience through her work with the Washington Innocence Project Clinic (formerly the Innocence Project Northwest) and through her role as Cairncross & Hempelmann’s 2018 Summer Associate.

Prior to her legal career, Nicole worked with several agencies involved in social services and was an advocate for victims’ rights.

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2019)
  • University of Maine School of Law (2016-2017)
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (B.A., Psychology, 2009)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Western Washington
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Eastern Washington

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
  • Downtown Seattle Association
  • CH& Diversity Team

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Co-Author, “The Design Professional and Tort Liability,” ABA “Design Professional’s Guide to Construction Law” (March 16, 2021)

Personal

  • Nicole enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends, gardening, baking, and traveling.