Miller Nash Graham & Dunn partner Joseph Vance was recently elected to serve as president of the Ridgefield School District Board of Directors. Additionally, he was appointed to the Executive Committee for the Columbia Credit Union Board of Directors where he will also serve as treasurer.
Ridgefield School District strives to provide a personalized learning experience and opportunities to each student, ensuring their future success. As a board member representing District 2, Vance helps to guide the school district’s future through educational programing, student and staff success, community engagement, and a commitment to supporting racial, ethnic and religious diversity.
Columbia Credit Union is a community-driven financial cooperative that has been serving the greater Vancouver and Portland areas for more than 65 years. Vance has been a board member since 2019, supporting the management team on strategic planning and business performance, as well as on new community-involvement initiatives.
About Joseph Vance
Vance has more than 20 years’ experience representing clients in a wide variety of complex litigation in both state and federal court in Washington and Oregon. The types of cases litigated include a full range of employment-related claims; all types of real-estate-related litigation, including adverse possession and other property disputes; corporate governance disputes; construction disputes; and TEDRA and guardianship litigation. Vance is active in the southwest Washington community which includes serving as a past board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Washington. In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Vance has been recognized as a "Labor and Employment Star – West" by Benchmark Litigation and as a Top-Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Vancouver, WA in Washington Super Lawyers Magazine. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University before earning his law degree at University of Washington School of Law.