Nicole joined Associated Industries in 1999 where she currently serves as Chief Legal Counsel. Associated Industries is an employer’s association, offering resources and practical assistance to small and mid-size employers in the areas of human resources, workers’ compensation, training and medical benefits. Nicole graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1999 and Washington State University in 1996. She is licensed to practice law in both Washington and Idaho and serves on Washington State Bar Association’s Board of Bar Examiners, and remains actively involved in community organizations.