Board of Directors

officers

JOSHUA TREYBIG

President

Josh is a civil consequences attorney at the King County Department of Public Defense. He works alongside public defenders to help people who’ve been charged with a crime navigate the many civil legal issues presented by a criminal charge. He works on a broad range of civil issues including housing, immigration, public benefits, employment, licensure, and family law matters. He volunteers in the QLaw Legal Clinic and was recognized as one of the 2017 Volunteers of the Year. He received the National LGBT Bar Association's Student Leadership Award in 2016 and has been on the Board since 2015 as a law student representative. He is Law Student Outreach Chair working to further mentorship opportunities with law students as well as forging stronger connections across the diverse LGBTQ community. He is passionate about public service and social justice issues, working with numerous pro bono services and race equity organizations.

KELLEN ANDREW HADE

President Elect
and Nominating Committee

Kellen is a lawyer at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, where he represents financial institutions in litigation and advises them on operational and regulatory matters. He also represents clients in business disputes, including breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duty, trade secret misappropriations and class actions. Before private practice, Kellen clerked for Justice Mary Yu of the Washington Supreme Court and Judge Robert Whaley of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Shayna V. Israel

Secretary

Shayna Israel is an associate at Skellenger Bender, P.S. Shayna’s practice focuses primarily on family law, including divorce/dissolution, domestic partnership issues, parenting plan and child support modifications, child custody, parentage actions and adoption. Prior to joining Skellenger Bender, Shayna served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Mary I. Yu of the King County Superior Court.

Jamie Johnson

Treasurer

Jamie is an attorney at Perkins Coie LLP, where she focuses her practice on corporate law, emerging companies and venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. She also works with university spin-outs and regularly advises social entrepreneurs and social purpose entities. Maintaining an active pro bono practice, Jamie works with nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and volunteers at Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Domestic Violence Impact Project (DVIP) clinics. Prior to law school, Jamie graduated from Seattle University where she was a NCAA Division I intercollegiate athlete on the women’s basketball team and attended the Albers School of Business and Economics.

DANA Savage

Vice President, Issues Advocacy Committee
Dana Savage is the Founder of Helios Law Group, PLLC, where she leads a team of experienced attorneys as Managing Partner. In addition to overseeing the general operations of the firm, Dana represents clients in cases involving small businesses, civil rights advocacy, family law, debt defense, and crisis management. In addition to serving as a Vice President and Chair of the QLaw Advocacy Committe, Dana volunteers her times and talents throughout the community with organizations such as the GSBA, the KCBA Legal Clinic, and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

Matt Etter

Immediate Past President

Matt is an Associate Director of the Center for Professional Development at Seattle University School of Law. He advises students and alumni who are interested in public interest and government opportunities. Prior to joining Seattle University, Matt served as a legal recruiter for a large international recruiting firm, and also served as an Assistant Attorney General for Washington State's Attorney General, representing and advising the Department of Social and Health Services, the Department of Early Learning, and higher education clients. Matt previously ran QLaw’s mentorship program, has overseen the QLaw Bar Stipend Scholarship program, and, most recently, served as co-chair of the 2018 banquet. 

AT-LARGE directors

RYAN BARNES 

Communications Committee

Ryan Barnes is the Director of Creative Services at Whitman College.  He is an accomplished creative director with more than 16 years' experience with knowledge in brand strategy, creative direction, digital media, and web management. He served as a board member to Simple Measures, the Washington State Bar Association's Disciplinary Board, and the Seattle Opera's BRAVO! Club. He was previously the Assistant Director for Design & Brand Marketing at Seattle University School of Law. He has earned his BFA in Digital Design and MFA in Arts Leadership.

ADA DANELO

Law Student Outreach Committee

Ada Danelo is a business lawyer at Summit Law Group, where she advises companies on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and SEC reporting and disclosure. Ada also represents clients in the acquisition and disposition of real estate, as well as lease negotiations on behalf of landlords and tenants. In her free time, she volunteers with pro bono clients and in efforts to educate and promote acceptance of trans youth.

SARAH DION

Judicial Evaluation Committee

Sarah is an estate planning and probate attorney with Skellenger Bender, P.S. She is co-chair of QLaw's Judicial Evaluation Committee, and regularly mentors law students through QLaw and other organizations. Sarah started her career by clerking for a justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and then as an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City. She worked as a commercial litigator in New York and for a small boutique firm in Seattle before beginning what turned out to be a long stint as a career clerk at Federal District Court for the Western District of Washington. Sarah has a broad range of interests, including access to justice, racial equity, education, behavioral psychology, visual art, textiles, language and cooking.

CAM GATTA

Scholarship Committee

Cam is an intellectual property lawyer and Senior Attorney and Head of the Trademarks Team at Microsoft. His current practice focuses on trade mark due diligence and brand counselling, multi-jurisdictional trade mark portfolio management, and trade mark enforcement. Prior to joining Microsoft, Cam worked in private practice in the UK specialising in contentious, advisory and commercial work in all areas of intellectual property law. Cam has been involved in QLaw’s Judicial Evaluation Committee since 2019, has volunteered at Lambert House for over a year, and is one of the leads of the LGBTQ+ employee network of Microsoft’s legal department.

Dustin O'Quinn

Law Student Outreach Committee

Dustin O’Quinn is a partner at Lane Powell and chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice. Dustin’s practice focuses on employment-based immigration and related compliance for companies of all sizes across all industries. Dustin also serves on the board of the Red Cross of King County and the Greater Seattle Business Association.

Jason Skuda

Jason represents real people against insurance companies and those who have injured his clients. Since starting his practice in 2001, Jason has litigated cases ranging from insurance coverage for property damage and personal injury, to medical malpractice, wrongful death, and sexual assault claims. His practice includes a large number of LGBTQ clients, for whom access to justice can be difficult. Jason is a proud graduate of Trial Lawyer’s College and active in the Seattle plaintiff’s bar.

Jeremy Walker

Social & Services Committee
Originally from Atlanta, Jeremy attended law school in New England before moving here. He is currently an associate Garden City Group. Jeremy is also involved in Loren Miller Bar Association and KCBA volunteer legal clinics.

DEB WECHSELBLATT

Membership Committee

Deb Wechselblatt is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney at the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Vancouver, Washington. Deb has worked in the Domestic Violence and Elder Justice units and currently oversees the Juvenile unit. Recently, Deb helped launch a felony-level Mental Health and Veterans Court in Clark County. Prior to going to law school, Deb was a community planner at the City of Lake Oswego and environmental advocate working for non-profits in Portland, OR. Deb was a 2019 Washington Leadership Institute Fellow (WLI) and is committed to promoting diversity in the legal profession and access to justice through her volunteer activities. Outside the practice of law, Deb enjoys hiking, cycling, backpacking, gardening, birding, and going to see live music. When it comes to sports, Deb roots for the Timbers and Thorns.

LAW STUDENT directors


Mak Gustafson

Law Student Representative (Seattle University)

Micah Moussbir

Law Student Representative (University of Washington)

BETHANY JOHNSON

Law Student Representative (Gonzaga University)

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