Law Offices of Daniel A. Nicholson

Firm Overview

Mr. Nicholson is a solo Criminal Defense Attorney who deals with clients accused of violating the laws of the State of California. He has been in practice for over 15 years. A graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, he is a former prosecutor and long-time criminal defender.
Main Office
901 H Street
Suite 301
Sacramento  CA  95814
  • (916) 447-4447


Free Initial Consultation?
Yes - up to one hour.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
I do not have a fixed price and the flat fees will vary case by case.
Hourly Rates

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
An Associated Attorney is available who speaks fluent Spanish

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I have been interested in criminal law since I can remember. I went to law school solely to become a criminal law practitioner.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Education is the cornerstone of protecting yourself and your rights.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

We review all relevant documents.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?


Daniel A. Nicholson

I was a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Siskiyou from 1997 to 2000. I have been in private practice since leaving government service.

I have a broad base of experience and empathize well with clients. It is important to find common ground to show that I am not just an attorney but also a person who is interested in the situations my clients find themselves in.

Empathic, intuitive, understanding. I am very good at negotiating for my client's when the time is right, and fighting for my clients when it becomes necessary. Criminal law practice is more an art than a science - something you work at every day.

Personal interests:

The outdoors, reading, and traveling.

  • Bar Number: 187755
    California , 1997
  • University of San Francisco
    J.D. , 1996
    San Francisco, CA
    Multiple internships with San Francisco District Attorney, Sheriff's Prisoner Legal Services, City Attorney.

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