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Nicholas R. Ulrich

Nicholas R. Ulrich

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Janel Martindale


Nick joined Winston & Cashatt in 2017. His practice focuses on criminal defense and civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Nick clerked at the Washington Court of Appeals, Division III for Judge Kevin Korsmo. He then worked as a public defender with both the City of Spokane the Spokane County Public Defender’s office. Nick has litigated misdemeanor cases, felony, fugitive, and LFO first appearances in both district and superior courts. Nick has experience in Spokane’s municipal, district, and superior courts.

Areas of Emphasis


  • Washington State University, B.S. Physics, B.S. Mathematics, 2010
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D. 2015

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington

Nick is originally from Spokane, Washington. He received his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Washington State University in 2010. He also studied German and spent a year abroad in Germany. After college, Nick’s passion for public service led him to Northern Illinois where he worked with at-risk high school students as part of a two-year AmeriCorps program.

After his AmeriCorps program and wanting to return to the Pacific Northwest, Nick attended the University of Washington School of Law where he graduated in the top third of his class in 2015. During law school, he externed for the Washington Court of Appeals, Division III and spent a summer in Ketchikan, Alaska working for the Alaska Public Defender. He has participated in numerous local, regional, and national advocacy competitions and graduated as a member of the prestigious Order of Barristers.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys the outdoors. He spends his free time with his wife and chocolate lab doing various outdoor activities from hiking and swimming in the summer to snowshoeing and skiing in the winter.

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Washington Defender Association