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Nicholas A. Valera

Nicholas A. Valera
Nicholas A. Valera

About Nicholas

Nick Valera is a member of the firm’s litigation practice team. He began his career at Miller Nash as a summer associate in 2016, where he worked on projects that involved environmental law, commercial litigation, and mediation. 

Before law school, Nick served in the United States Peace Corps in Cameroon as an agroforestry extension agent. While still in Cameroon, Nick also worked with a human rights nonprofit. He then returned to the U.S., serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA at a Somali community services organization. Afterwards, Nick continued working in other local nonprofits.



  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2018
    • Articles Editor, Washington Law Review
  • Nonprofit Management Certificate, University of Washington, 2014
  • B.A., Seattle University, political science and philosophy, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2018     


  • French

Additional Information

(SITE) NW Policyholder Contributor


Professional Plus
  • King County Bar Association, member
  • Washington State Bar Association, member
    • Construction Law Section

Outside the Office

Nick enjoys reading, keeping up with the news, everything music, and anything outdoors, specifically camping and fishing.