Rick Mc Leod
Phone: (503) 595-5300
Chad grew up in Camas, and is a life-long resident of Clark County. He graduated from Western Washington University in 2000 with a degree in Political Science, and received his J.D. in 2003 from Willamette University. He is a founding partner at Wheeler, Montgomery, Sleight & Boyd, and has focused his practice on criminal law since the establishment of the firm in 2005. Chad represents clients on all types of misdemeanor and felony cases. Since 2009, he has also served the municipalities of Battle Ground, Ridgefield, and La Center as their City Prosecutor. Currently, he also serves as a pro tem judge for District Court. Chad is a board member for the Inns of Court, and has been active with the Young Lawyers as the captain of their softball team.
Le Ann Larson has worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for 18 years. She has worked in the child support division for over a decade and her practice is devoted to securing financial support for children. She volunteers her time to serve on boards and committees that advocate for the rights of those living with developmental disabilities. Autism awareness is a passion for her. She also serves on special education parent committees and helps the Volunteer Lawyers Program. Le Ann is the former VLP President and Liaison to the CCBA. She graduated from Washington State University (Go Cougs!) and Willamette University College of Law. Le Ann and her husband, Rob, have two sons, ages fourteen and ten.
Phone: (360) 597-3514
Gideon grew up in the northwest has practiced in Vancouver since 1989. He practices in all areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, real estate, probate and employment cases in both Washington and Oregon.
He has also handled sexual harassment, wage and hour and disability discrimination cases on both the employer and employee sides.
He is the founder of Caron, Colven, Robison and Shafton, P.S.
In his early days, he was active in the Young Lawyers Section of the Clark County Bar Association and was President. He has served on a number of Washington State Bar Committees over the years. For many years he has been an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice and a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.
He has spoken at CLEs on various topics related to civil litigation.
He is married to Julie Caron, who he met in law school and they have three daughters, ages 15, 18 and 21.
Heather grew up in several states across the country and, as a result, has visited nearly every state in the US. She attended Brigham Young University Law School where she actively participated as a member of the National Moot Court team, and consistently won awards for best brief and best oral argument. After receiving her J.D. in 1997, she and her husband moved to Camas, WA, where they have enjoyed raising their three daughters, ages 19, 16, and 12. Heather is admitted to practice in Washington (1998) and Oregon (1999). She practices in the areas of Title 11 Guardianship and Estate Planning.
Paige Spratt: Before attending law school, Paige worked for The Boeing Company as a Construction Manager. After law school, Paige went to work for a construction law firm in Seattle, Washington, focusing on construction disputes and claims. Currently, at Immix Law Group, Paige works both as a transactional attorney and litigator. She finds that her courtroom experience is valuable when advising clients on deals and contract terms. Paige has experience in a variety of cases, including construction contract disputes, lien foreclosures, tort claims, fraud, consumer protection, public contracting, Uniform Commercial Code issues, employment disputes, and corporate dissolutions to name a few. She has participated in complex disputes for large and small business owners and helped finalize multi-million dollar transactions. For a complete bio on Paige, please visit: http://immixlaw.com/paige-spratt/
Immediate Past President
Arin is active in legal education and presents/chairs CLEs on litigation strategies, ADR, employment, business, corporate, intellectual property, and other topics. Arin is also active with attorney bar associations in Oregon and Washington. He was a Mentor for the Oregon State Bar, a Trustee for the Washington State Bar YLD, and the CCBA’s Trustee, Secretary, Vice President, President and currently serving as Immediate Past President.
Arin graduated with Honors from the University of Oregon with degrees in Political Science and International Studies with an emphasis on Economics. During law school at the University of Washington, Arin worked for the US District Court for Western Washington in Seattle and the Washington State Supreme Court. After law school, Arin represented some of the Pacific Northwest’s most successful technology companies including Microsoft, Sonicare, and computer chip manufacturers. Arin has also represented creatives in the film, music, and art industries. Arin has practiced law in Vancouver since 2000.
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