From the Multnomah Lawyer: YLS Board Officers for 2019-20

Terms Begin June 1

YLS President-Elect is Brad Krupicka, of Littler Mendelson, where he specializes in employment law and civil litigation. He joined the board in 2016, and presently serves as secretary as well as the YLS Board Liaison to the MBA Professionalism Committee.

Brad’s MBA involvement began in 2011, when he joined and later chaired the MBA Membership Committee. Since that time, he has participated on the MBA Court Funding Committee and acted as the YLS Pro Bono Committee Liaison to the LASO/OLC/MBA Pro Bono Committee. He served on and later chaired the YLS Pro Bono Committee.

Brad is a member of the CEJ Associates Committee, the Lewis & Clark Law School Alumni Board and the American Constitution Society Board. He was also one of the founders of the Multnomah County Circuit Court Volunteer Researchers Program, the MBA Battle of the Lawyer Bands, and the YLS Pro Bono Pour.

YLS Secretary is Kirsten Rush, of Busse & hunt, where she practices employment law. Kirsten joined the board in 2017, and presently serves as treasurer as well as the YLS Board Liaison to the YLS Pro Bono Committee.

Kirsten served on the YLS Service to the Public (STP) Committee from 2013-15, chaired the committee for the 2015-16 term, and continues to volunteer with STP’s Imprint Program.

Outside of the MBA, Kirsten serves as a mentor and professionalism discussion leader for incoming law school classes at her alma mater, and is also a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and Oregon Women Lawyers.

YLS Treasurer is Anaiah Palmer. She practices immigration law at Parker, Butte & Lane PC. Anaiah is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, and joined the board in 2017.

Anaiah joined the YLS Membership Committee in 2014, and later served as the committee chair. She presently acts as YLS Board Liaison to the YLS CLE Committee.

In addition to her work with the YLS, Anaiah is an active member of the Oregon Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and is presently serving as Chapter Secretary. She regularly participates in various Citizenship Days, Refugee Adjustment Days and similar workshops organized by AILA and other nonprofi ts.

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