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Drew is a strong listener with a passion for problem solving, making him an asset to any municipal or tribal client.

Biography

Drew is an associate in the firm’s Municipal practice, assisting clients with a broad range of legal issues. Before joining OMW, Drew served in-house with the Lummi Nation covering everything from foster care dependency matters, revising and developing new ordinances and codes, and federal administrative appeals for education funding. This wide breadth of knowledge gives him a dynamic flexibility to solve all legal needs of his clients. Drew received a BA in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Gonzaga University and his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and a L.L.M. from the University of Washington School of Law.

When Drew isn't working, Drew and his wife are often found working in their community garden, traveling the country, or cooking. An avid sports fan, Drew can also be found supporting all sports, including most recently trying to learn hockey by watching the Kraken.

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals
  • Northwest Indian Bar Association 
  • Washington Association of Municipal Attorneys 
  • L.L.M, University of Washington, 2018
  • J.D., Seattle University, Cum Laude 2015
  • B.A., Gonzaga University, Cum Laude 2011
  • “Killing the Policy to Save the Child: Comparing the Historical Removal of Indigenous Children in Australia to the United States and How the Countries Can Learn from Each Other, 4 Am. Indian L.J. 252 (2016);
  • Betting Against the House: Santa Ysabel and the Lessons Learned in Indian Gaming, WBSA Indian Law Newsletter Summer 2016, 
  • The Wide Reach of Indian Law, April/May 2020 issue of NW Lawyer now Washington State Bar News
  • Washington State Bar Association Editorial Advisory Committee, Member 2019-present, Chair 2021-Present
  • Washington State Bar Association- Indian law Section, Executive Committee Member 2018-Present

• Order of the Barristers, 2015