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Nicole S Jhonson has broad experience in the legal field representing clients facing serious charges including DUIDrugs and Juvenile offenses, as well as processing Record Clearances.

In addition, Ms. Jhonson has represented clients facing more serious charges including Violation of Probation (VOP), Reckless Driving, Rape, Sex Crimes, Robbery, Guns, Domestic Violence, Assault, Theft, Gangs, Elder Abuse, Strike Offenses, and Murder.

Prior to her admission to the California State Bar, Ms. Jhonson acted as Law Clerk with both the Santa Cruz and San Mateo District Attorney’s Office prosecuting DUI and drug cases, and served as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Michael W. Miller in Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit, located in Orange County, Florida.

Ms. Jhonson’s previous legal experience also includes working as a legal assistant for seven years, and as a forensic investigator processing crime scenes, including homicides, with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Jacksonville Medical Examiner’s Office located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Aside from her legal experience, Ms. Jhonson worked for a number of years as an Archaeologist on projects sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute and National Geographic, appearing on television.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



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The Law Office of Nicole S Jhonson

10 Jackson St Ste 210 D
Los Gatos, CA, 95030-7141


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Women & Law ScholarshipSanta Clara University School of Law2008
Emery Merit ScholarshipSanta Clara University School of Law2007
Ranked first in class of 885 students with a 4.0 GPAThe University of Florida1999
Scholarship RecipientYouth For Understanding1992
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America1991
President's ListThe University of FloridaN/A
Dean's ListThe University of FloridaN/A
Alpha Lambda DeltaThe University of FloridaN/A
Herman Wildman Social Justice Writing Award, nomineeSanta Clara University School of LawN/A
Phi Eta SigmaThe University of FloridaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Volunteer AttorneySilicon Valley Pet Project2014 - Present
OwnerThe Law Office of Nicole S Jhonson2013 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyThe Northern California Innocence Project2011 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyThe Pro Bono Project2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyThe Law Offices of Dennis Alan Lempert2012 - 2013
AttorneyNicole S Jhonson, Esq.2011 - 2012
Law ClerkSanta Cruz District Attorney's Office2010 - 2010
Law ClerkSan Mateo District Attorney's Office2009 - 2009
Judicial Law ClerkFlorida's Ninth Judicial Circuit2009 - 2009
Research AssistantSanta Clara University School Of Law2009 - 2010
Law ClerkTemmerman & Cilley, LLP2008 - 2008
Forensic Archaeologist InternJacksonville Medical Examiner's Office1998 - 1999
ArchaeologistArchaeologist1996 - 2005
Legal AssistantTerry & Frazier, P.A.1989 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Italian-American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Santa Cruz County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
NACDL-National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of FloridaAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998