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About Me

Education Mr. Nitka is a graduate of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and has been an attorney with Ramirez, Alpers & Nitka since its inception. In law school, Mr. Nitka was a member of McGeorge's Moot Court Team, a prestigious recognition of academic excellence. Mr. Nitka also received many honors and awards for his oral advocacy and legal writing ability, including numerous published articles within the Southern California legal community. Mr. Nitka graduated from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where he ran Cross Country and participated in numerous other academic and philanthropic endeavors.

Experience. Mr. Nitka grew up in Chicago, Il, where he was employed with the Chicago Bears Organization, moving to Park City Utah, before attending law school in Sacramento California. Mr. Nitka's focus is representing individuals before the Workers Compensation Appeals Boards, representing individuals in civil court, personal injury cases and employment law disputes.

Career. Mr. Nitka has tried cases before civil juries, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board and before the Federal Longshore Court. He is also involved in fundraising for the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of the Pacific Music Program. In order to provide extended client service, Mr. Nitka primarily works out of the Redondo Beach office.


Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    7 years, 100 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
    7 years, 200 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    7 years, 300 cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    6 years, 25 cases



Contingent (15-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jared B Gaynor

    Mr. Nitka is a great attorney to work with. He is responsive and beyond competent in the courtroom. I would not hesitate to refer a client to Mr. Nitka.


    Jared Gaynor
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ramirez, Alpers & Nitka, LLP

2522 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA, 90278-3258

2522 Artesia Blvd Ste 150
Redondo Beach, CA, 90278




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyRamirez, Alpers & Nitka, LLP2010 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Musuem of Contemporary Art - Los Angeles MOCA ContemporariesVP of Operations2007 - 2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLAWJD - Juris Doctor2007
Willamette UniversityHistory of ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Northwestern UniversityN/AN/AN/A