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Nicholas Wood

Nicholas Wood

The City of Scappoose Oregon
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Divorce...
  • Oregon, Washington
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Summary

The Law Office of Nicholas Wood, P.S. is a premiere criminal defense, military law, and civil litigation firm located in beautiful downtown Vancouver, Washington. Attorney Nicholas A. Wood has vast experience dealing with the police, prosecutors and other law firms in litigation matters. As a result, Nick has achieved sensational results for his clients on a consistent basis. As a former prosecutor in Clark County WA (Rule Nine Intern), the United States Air Force (Trial Counsel and Assistant Trial Counsel) and U.S. Attorney's Office (Special Assistant U.S Attorney), Nick understands the methods, strategies and tactics commonly used by prosecutors today, which allows him a tremendous advantage in preparing effective representation for his clients.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Military Law
  • Social Security Disability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $200 - $300
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon
Washington
Professional Experience
Municipal Court Judge
The City of Scappoose Oregon
- Current
As the presiding judge for the Scappoose Municipal Court I decide a variety of legal issues related to criminal and traffic matters, to include constitutional challenges related to search and seizure and other important civil rights guaranteed under the Federal and Oregon Constitutions.
Attorney/President
The Law Office of Nicholas Wood, P.S.
- Current
Represent clients in criminal, military, family law and civil litigation matters. Extensive trial and appellate experience.
Judge Advocate
U.S. Air Force
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Area Defense Counsel, Misawa Air Base, Japan: July 2003 to December 2004. Advise and represent active duty Air Force members facing various administrative, disciplinary, or court-martial actions at Misawa AB and throughout the Pacific Circuit. The specific duties of the position include litigating criminal and administrative cases, interviewing witnesses, preparing pleadings and negotiating with prosecutors. Chief, Labor, Environmental and Operations Law, Misawa Air Base, Japan: March 2002 to July 2003. Served as primary trial counsel (prosecutor) in court-martials occurring at Misawa AB during my assignment. Advised commanders on all issues relating to conducting operations in Japan in accordance with the U.S./Japan Status of Forces Agreement and applicable international law. Prepared materials and rendered advice and training in compliance with the Law of Armed Conflict and applicable rules of engagement. Provided advice to commanders on federal labor law issues involving civilian employees, and was tasked to represent the Air Force in an appeal before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Advised commanders regarding environmental standards applicable to US Forces’ operations in Japan. Chief, Claims, Legal Assistance, and Operations Law, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina: March 2000 to March 2002. Served as trial counsel (prosecutor) in court-martials and as government representative in administrative discharge boards. Evaluated, researched and prepared a wide-range of legal opinions on medical malpractice and other tort claims asserted against the United States. Advised hospital staff on a variety of medical-legal issues. Managed wing legal assistance program and supervised a staff of five claims examiners. Prepared materials and rendered advice and training on the Law of Armed Conflict.
Education
University of Portland
MBA | Business
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Lewis & Clark College
J.D. | Law
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Portland State University
B.S. | Administration of Justice
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Awards
Commendation Medal
U.S. Air Force
Meritorious Service to the U.S.
Commendation Medal
U.S. Air Force
Commendation Medal
U.S. Air Force
Meritorious Service to U.S.
Wing Staff Agencies Company Grade Officer of the Year 2002
U.S. Air Force
I was recognized as the best officer for the 4th Fighter Wing Company Grade officer of the Year for 2002
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar # 36001
Member
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U.S. Air Force Court of Appeals
Attorney
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U.S Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Attorney
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Oregon State Bar
Attorney
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
2901 Main Street, Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98663
USA
Telephone: (360) 993-4321
Fax: (360) 258-0031