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Nicholas James Casper

Nicholas James Casper

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Civil Rights, Personal Injury

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About Me

As an associate with Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook since 2007, Nick Casper has been actively involved in litigating many of the firm's largest cases involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, employment discrimination/harassment, civil rights violations, and child sexual abuse. Nick has also taken several of the firm's cases to jury trial. In 2013, he obtained a $317,000 verdict as lead counsel in a jury trial of a dangerous condition of public property case in Alameda County.


Nick is the 2015 Board President of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and has served on the Board of Directors of the CCCBA since 2011.  Nick was also the Chair of the Contra Costa Barristers for two years.  He is on the Board of Governors of the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association, and is involved with the New Lawyers Division of Consumer Attorneys of California.


Nick received his undergraduate education from the University of California, Los Angeles, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2001. He attended the University of San Francisco School of Law, where he was awarded the CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research & Writing, as well as Best Oral Argument in Moot Court. Mr. Casper also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Mark Simons of California's First District Court of Appeal.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Wrongful Death: 34%
    8 years, 10 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
    8 years, 50 cases
  3. Civil Rights: 33%
    8 years, 10 cases

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Laura Margaret Mazza

    Nick is an excellent attorney with an extensive knowledge of personal injury law. Not only is he kind and compassionate, but he also fights relentlessly to get compensation for his clients that have been injured. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a personal injury lawyer.

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    Laura Mazza Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Atherton Sullivan

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. Nick has a knack for zeroing in on the important issues, and he cares about his clients. He has years of experience working on cases involving very serious injuries. He is an experienced, creative, and intelligent advocate. Nick is a lawyer you want in your corner if you are facing an injustice or have been seriously injured.

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    Matthew Sullivan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

2121 N California Blvd
Ste 1020
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200605/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateCasper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, A Professional Corporation2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationPresident2015 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2014 - 2014
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationTreasurer2013 - 2013
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2010 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Contra Costa LawyerPresident's Message: February 20152015
Contra Costa LawyerStress Management2015
Contra Costa LawyerMeet Your 2015 Board President: Nicholas Casper2015
Contra Costa LawyerCCP § 998: The Nuts and Bolts of the Potent Settlement Device2012
ForumVoir Dire: Getting to Know Your Jury Pool2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
U of San Francisco SOLN/AlawN/A
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/AundergraduateN/A