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Nicole Quijano Valera

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Nicole Valera is a passionate and dedicated advocate for her clients.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, cooking and walking her dogs.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Jack Joseph Gold

    I endorse this lawyer's work. As a superior court commissioner, Nicole appeared before me many times representing Juveniles charge with a panoply of offenses. From theft to murder. She is well versed in the law and makes a great appearance in Court. she is an effective advocate.

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    Jack Gold Juvenile Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • Christopher John McCann

    Nicole is a brilliant and caring lawyer. She is extremely experienced in handling very serious cases. She goes the extra mile to come up with novel legal defenses and has an in-depth knowledge of the law. She really is a talented lawyer and well-respected in the legal community.

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    Christopher McCann DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

40335 Winchester Road
Suite 3 PMB 108
Temecula, CA, 92591

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200505/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Qualfied to administer Standardized Field Sobriety TestsNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration2012
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers2011
Southern California Rising Stars 2010Super Lawyers2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyShouse Law Group2012 - 2014
Founder, Managing AttorneyThe Law Offices of Nicole Valera2008 - 2011
AttorneyLos Angeles County Public Defender2005 - 2008
Senior Law ClerkLA County Public Defender2004 - 2005
Law ClerkLA County Public Defender2003 - 2003

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DUICase Dismissed
Vehicular ManslaughterCase Dismissed
Domestic ViolenceCase Dismissed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Wordpress.com - Freshly Pressed FeatureThe Press - Friend and Foe2010
Asian JournalYou Have the Right to Remain Silent - What to do if the Police Want to Talk2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Univ SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Univ of California Santa BarbaraAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Counseling and teaching crime prevention to troubled youthShortstop Instructor2011
University of California, Santa Barbara Filipino GraduationKeynote Speaker2010
Narbonne High SchoolHow to Become a Lawyer - It's Not Too Early to Start TryingN/A