Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Board

2023-2024 YLS Board of Directors

The YLS has an elected board. The YLS President also serves on the MBA Board of Directors.


President: Maxine Tuan, St. Andrew Legal Clinic
President-Elect: Amelia Andersen, Immigrant Refugee Community Organization
Treasurer: Nicole Elgin, Barran Liebman LLP
Secretary: A.C. Estacio-Heilich, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Immediate Past President: Nikki Abercrombie, Cable Huston LLP


Wilson Jarrell, Barran Liebman LLP
Allison Kamilos, Holtey Law LLC
Gemma Nelson, Elliott Ostrander & Preston PC
Sarah-Ray Rundle, Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd LLC
Christine Sargent, Littler Mendelson
Elli Tillotson, Black Helterline LLP

Law School 3L Representative

A representative from each of Oregon's law schools is invited to attend and contribute at monthly YLS Board meetings. The 3L Rep role offers law students a unique introduction to the Portland legal community and provides an additional conduit of communication between the YLS leadership and law students. For more information, interested candidates are encouraged to contact