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NATHAN DEEN

Senior Assistant Attorney General, Division Chief
nathan_deen@wsu.edu 509.335.2636

Admitted to Practice:
2007 (Washington)
Law Degree:
Washington and Lee University (J.D., 2007) (Summa Cum Laude) (Law Review)
Undergraduate Degree:
Washington State University (2002, B.A., Social Studies) (Cum Laude)
Primary Assignments:
Nathan is chief counsel to the WSU Board of Regents, the President, Provost, Vice Presidents, Chancellors, Executive Budget Director, Athletic Director, and other members of senior staff.  Nathan oversees and directs all legal services for WSU and advises in numerous areas.
Bio:
Nathan joined the WSU Division of the Attorney General’s Office in July 2015. Before coming to the Attorney General’s Office, Nathan spent seven years in Bellingham working as a prosecutor for the Lummi Nation and Whatcom County. As a deputy prosecutor, Nathan prosecuted misdemeanors and felonies committed by both adults and juveniles, litigated scores of criminal trials, and handled several appeals.   Prior to his work for Whatcom County, Nathan worked at Witherspoon Kelly in Spokane, primarily handling corporate and banking issues.

SEAN BOWEN

Assistant Attorney General
sean.w.bowen@wsu.edu 509.335.2636

Admitted to Practice:
2015 (Idaho)
Law Degree:
University of Idaho Law School (J.D., 2015)
Undergraduate Degree:
Idaho State University (2010, B.A., Political Science/English )
Primary Assignments:
Academic Outreach & Innovation; International Programs; Academic Engagement; Enrollment Management; Student Affairs; Military Science; Real Estate; and the Colleges of Business and Education.
Bio:

Sean joined the WSU Division of the Attorney General’s Office in February 2021. After law school, Sean worked as Junior Associate General Counsel for the University of Idaho. He then worked as a staff attorney for the Honorable Randy Stoker in the 5th Judicial District Court of Idaho. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, he spent three years as a Deputy Civil Prosecutor for Gallatin County, Montana.

ADAM MALCOLM

Assistant Attorney General
adam.malcolm@wsu.edu 509.335.2636

Admitted to Practice:
2006 (Washington)
Law Degree:
University of Washington (J.D., 2005)
Undergraduate Degree:
Washington State University (2001, B.A., Political Science)
Primary Assignments:
Athletics; External Affairs & Government Relations; Faculty Development & Affairs;  Public Safety, including Police, Emergency Management, Parking & Transportation Services, and Environmental Health & Safety; and the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Communication.
Bio:
Adam has been at the WSU Division of the Attorney General’s Office since March 2012. Prior to coming to the Attorney General’s Office, Adam was a deputy prosecuting attorney with Walla Walla County for five years where he was responsible for the juvenile and district courts criminal dockets. Adam was also an instructor at Walla Walla Community College where he taught a criminal law course.

ANDREW SCHILLINGER

Assistant Attorney General
andrew.schillinger@wsu.edu 509.335.2636

Admitted to Practice:
2003 (Washington)
Law Degree:
Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., 2003) (Cum Laude) (Associate Editor, Gonzaga Law Review)
Undergraduate Degree:
Whitman College (1997, B.A., Politics)
Primary Assignments:
Institutional Research; Information Technology Services, including Information Security; Cougar Health Services; and the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine.
Bio:
Andrew joined the WSU Division of the Attorney General’s Office in 2019. After law school, Andrew was a law clerk to Judge John Klobucher in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington. He then worked for a Spokane law firm practicing primarily in the areas of professional liability and malpractice, commercial litigation, and employment law. After spending approximately ten years in a civil law practice, Andrew spent six years in one of the largest health systems in the U.S., advising primarily in the areas of regulatory compliance, privacy/security, and risk management.

JESSICA SMITH-KAPROSY

Assistant Attorney General
j.smith-kaprosy@wsu.edu 509.335.2636

Admitted to Practice:
2012 (Maryland-inactive); 2021 (Washington)
Law Degree:
University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2011)
Undergraduate Degree:
University of Wisconsin (2006, B.A., Classical Humanities and Religious Studies)
Primary Assignments:
Public records; Global Animal Health; Office of Research, including the Offices of Commercialization and Research Assurances (other than IRB); procurement; Sponsored Programs; contracts; Libraries; and the College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences.
Bio:
Jessica joined the WSU Division of the Attorney General’s Office in September 2020. After law school, Jessica participated in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Emerging Leaders program with a posting in the Indian Health Service Office of Tribal Self-Governance. On completion of the program, Jessica transitioned to a permanent position as a policy analyst in the Office of Tribal Self-Governance in Rockville, MD. In 2015, Jessica relocated to Eastern Washington, joining the WSU Office of Research as a contracts manager, with responsibility for complex research funding agreements and non-monetary research agreements, and later as an assistant director of the Office of Research Support & Operations.