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Christopher E Nichols

Employment and labor Attorney at San Diego, CA

5.0   37 reviews

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Christopher E. Nichols is a graduate of the University of San Diego ('14 BA Political Science & History) and the University of San Diego School of Law ('17 Civil Litigation). While in law school, Mr. Nichols worked for the University of San Diego Entrepreneurship Clinic, advising emerging businesses and clerked at Webb Law Group, APC a civil litigation firm. Additionally, Mr. Nichols was a receipiant of the Pro Bono Service Award and a CALI award for recieving the highest grade in a litigation related course. Mr. Nichols remains active as a mentor and advisor to University of San Diego students. 

Licensed for 5 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2017
Updated 11/29/2022

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

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Webb Law Group, APC
10509 Vista Sorrento Parkway
Suite 430
San Diego, CA, 92121

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Posted by anonymous | August 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Termination suit
We reached out to Webb law group regarding a termination suit brought against our company. We were in a position that we hoped we would never be in and Mr. Nichols provided clear explanation of the process and our options. Mr. Nichols and the Webb law group had the experience and resources we needed to help us come to a resolution.
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Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Dog Custody Issue- I Couldn't Have Asked for a Better Attorney
I was verbally given a dog by someone who mistreated the dog. The person then later changed their mind (who does that?!) and demanded the dog back. After declining to hand over MY dog I was then falsely accused of stealing the dog. Some verrrry aggressive Police Officers showed up at my residence demanding I give them my dog (I refused, naturally). I was then harassed with multiple (screaming) phone calls from the former dog owner and their relatives, had crazy strangers show up pounding on my door screaming, had my apartment vandalized and was threatened with physical violence. I had to leave town for my own personal safety and the safety of my dog. I didn't know what to do and was filled with stress and anxiety. Chris Nichols was kind enough to take me on when almost no other Attorney on the planet would even talk to me. Chris is super easy to talk to, super supportive and most important, he *believed* me. Chris crafted an incredibly impressive, strongly worded cease and desist letter demanding all harassment, slander, etc. stop immediately and explained in no uncertain terms (as defined by California Civil Code) that the dog was, indeed, gifted to me. The letter is five. glorious. pages. long. and was completed a day earlier than promised. The letter alone is easily worth double the very reasonable flat fee charged. In addition to the amazing demand letter, Chris also spoke with two individuals (both) claiming to be the former dog owner's "Attorney". Chris very quickly figured out both were total fakes and not licensed Attorneys. #problemsolved In addition to Chris speaking with the fake Attorneys, he also was kind enough to have additional phone calls with me assuaging my worries about my dog and explaining legal stuff in lay terms for me. This was all done gratis- when most Attorneys would charge for every minute of their time. I haven't been harassed once since the (don't bring a knife to a gunfight) cease and desist letter was delivered. Thanks to Chris, I finally felt safe enough to bring my dog back home and will spend every day making up for the horrible life he had before. I HIGHLY recommend Chris as he really cares about his clients (and their dogs, too!) will have your back and keep you informed every step of the way. Everyone at Webb Law Group was absolutely wonderful; A big thank you to Mr. Webb, Raza Khan and Lourdes Escalante for all the valuable input and hard work. This law firm is a class act and I'm so grateful to you all.
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Posted by anonymous | May 27, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great working with him
I would like to express my respect for the deep knowledge, high level of professionalism, as well as showing genuine concern for the client's welfare by Mr. Chis Nichols throughout. Thank you.
Posted by Michelle | February 15, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attorney You Can Trust With Anything
My experiences with Webb Law have been stupendous. I was lucky to work with Christopher Nichols for my recent case and could not have dreamed of a better team to help me with my matters. Not only were they there for me by returning my calls and answers to my questions without delays, but they kept me positive and hopeful throughout the entire process. I really had everyone’s full support. Due to the current climate (Covid, quarantine, etc.,) I really felt that they kept me informed and did everything possible to keep my case moving, evolving and on track in a timely manner. Honestly, I can’t say I would have been able to make it through this case with the results it had without this particular team. I trust Webb Law with my personal and business endeavors and would encourage others to do the same.
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Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest and Helpful Attorney
I spoke to Mr. Nichols about an issue I was having with my employer and he was able to give me some information when I couldn't get any from other attorneys I called. Ultimately we didn't go forward with a case because he was straight up with me about the legal situation and told it to me like it was. I appreciate him taking the time to break it down for me so that I know where I stand
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Posted by Carlos | September 27, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Appreciate your hardwork
Just wanted to thank you Mr Webb and your staff Chris & Brooke for going above and beyond for me. I can’t tell how much I appreciate the amazing legal work you did on my behalf on winning my case. Big thumbs up!
Posted by anonymous | June 17, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
If You Need an Employment Lawyer You Just Found HIm
I used Mr. Webb for a dispute with my previous company. I was quite nervous taking on such a task but was rewarded with astounding service. They were kind, considerate, and exceedingly thorough. We went through every available avenue to resolve the issue to the fullest extent. Mr. Webb will not stop fighting for you at any point. Everything was explained to me in great detail, and broken down into terms I could easily understand. Their availability to talk with clients is superb although throughout the process. Email responses were poignant and thorough as well. I genuinely could not have been more pleased with the level of respect, care, and consideration given to me throughout the entire process. If you are looking for a Firm to represent you, look no further you just found them!
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Posted by Steven | March 3, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
He got my case dismissed and I didn't have to pay the Plaintiff anything!
Christopher, I wanted to thank you and your team for everything that you did.  This was the first time I've ever been involved in a legal matter and it was very comforting to feel like you had me covered.  Through excellent communication and updates I always felt that you were there for me and it really took away much of the stress.  Your team handled my case professionally and efficiently and brought it to its rightful conclusion.  Hopefully I won't need a lawyer again, but if I do I know who to call.
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Posted by anonymous | February 27, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Helped Me Feel Comfortable Through Legal Process
Christopher Nichols, Lenden Webb, and Webb Law Group employees in its entirety really made me as a client feel comfortable through this process. Every question was answered, every “unknown” was found out, and the entire situation was handled in a timely manner. I pray that I’m not in a situation where I need them again lol, but they will be the first ones I call if needed. Thank you all for your services.
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Posted by anonymous | February 27, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Wise Employment Counsel
This attorney took in a lot of information in a short time, digested it and, we believe, gave wise counsel. After speaking with him I was comfortable with moving ahead in signing the separation agreement from my employer after some changes were made. From the start my contact with his firm has been exceptional.  The intake staff were exceptionally professional and thorough.  I didn’t have to leave a voicemail or deal with a phone tree.  Speaking with him was extremely beneficial.  While being terminated was certainly not on my radar or bucket list, this experience has had some bright spots.  Speaking with Mr. Nichols and the staff at Webb Law was one of those bright spots.
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Posted by Candice | February 18, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Job!
Chris and his team were so easy to work with, they made me feel comfortable and put my mind at ease after our first meeting. I never had to worry about things being done because his exceptional team stayed on top of every little task. I couldn't have asked for better representation, they were so professional and got me the most amount of money in my partnership lawsuit by being patient and knowing what they were doing. I'm so grateful to them for navigating me through a very stressful period of my life. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
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Posted by Louis | August 27, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Went above and beyond for my successful lawsuit!
The services provided by Webb Law Group was top notch. Any contact I made was followed back with a quick response. The office staff in Fresno was very helpful and went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable. I have already recommended Mr. Nichols and the Webb Law Group to a family friend. Thank You All For The Excellent Services Provided.
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Posted by anonymous | July 15, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Very happy with results
Christopher Nichols and Lenden resolved my $200,000 litigated matter for a small fraction at issue. I am very happy with the results. ~Mark
Posted by Resa | July 13, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
My New Go To Attorney
I highly recommend Christopher Nichols for your legal needs.I was in a rush to find some legal advice regarding an unlawful termination during Covid19 and was having trouble getting call backs. He called me back very quickly and really valued my time.  He is incredibly honest, knowledgeable, and very professional with a great personality. He makes you feel like you are working as a team, not just a client, and is an incredible listener. He will put everything he has into your case and then some. We reached a successful settlement in the end and I could not be happier with Mr. Nichols’s guidance and support. Thank you so much, Chris!
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Posted by Michele | May 11, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney, I highly recommend
I would highly recommend Webb Law Group. I have retained them to help in a couple legal matters, both outcomes were very favorable. They assisted me with a complicated business partner dispute and dissolving of a company. They also helped me with residential lease negotiation. They are responsive, diligent, and thorough in their cases. I will continue to use them as needed both professionally and personally.
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Posted by Gabriela | April 17, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Grateful for all his help!
Last week my husband and I were really struggling on how to go about a civil case. We were running out of time so I went on google and other websites to find an attorney that could help us. Because of the pandemic going on I couldn't get ahold of many attorneys that I called. We were stressing out, we didn't know what to do, until one day I called this office and first of all the woman who answered the phone was really nice and patient. Shortly after I received a call from Christopher and i spoke to him about our case and how we didn't have direction on what to do, where to go, or who to call. Before I called them I had called several attorneys and law firms but they said that they didn't have an attorney that could assist us or that they didn't work in that type of case. Christopher was like a light at the end of the tunnel, he gave me great advice on how to go about the case and he even reached out to an attorney that knew could help us and shortly after that attorney got in contact with us. We felt such a huge relief, and it was all thanks to the people in this law group, they truly care about the people and have their best interests in mind.
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Posted by Heather | February 26, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Thank you! Thank You! Thank You!
I would love to tell him how much he helped me put my stress at ease. When we first spoke you treated me like the lawsuit was us against them even though you didn't represent me in the case yet. Appreciate the letter you wrote and you taking into understanding my money situation. Also you checking in on me and taking a lot of stress off me! You guys rock! Ty, ty, ty!
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Posted by anonymous | September 20, 2019
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Great Job Representing
I worked with Chris pretty recently. He wrote a letter and negotiated on my behalf. He was very professional and detailed in all our matters with the opposing party and on the flip side was very personable in one-on-one meetings with me. Definitely recommend to anyone seeking legal advice.
Posted by Miguel | September 3, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Efficient Lawyer!
What I liked about Christopher Nichols was the way that he treated me, and best of all is that he produced results. The case took a long time, but Christopher Nichols was efficient each step of the way and was always on top of the case. The staff kept me informed about my case, without bombarding me with phone calls and emails. It was excellent service, with excellent results!
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Posted by Horacio | September 2, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Results!
My experience with Webb Law Group was far above average. The law firm, attorneys and staff are nice, friendly, and answered all of my questions. In addition to the warm atmosphere, Christopher Nichols and his team got me better results than I ever expected! I truly felt that Christopher Nichols cared for our case.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 375-450 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-45%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Webb Law Group, APC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Intern
  • San Diego Superior Court Family Law Division
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Law Clerk
  • Webb Law Group, APC
  • 2015 - 2017

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2017
  • University of San Diego
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2014

Associations

  • San Diego Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Phi Gamma Delta
  • Graduate Advisor
  • 2014 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Service Recognition
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • California Labor and Employment Law 2021 Miniseries
  • Social Media Issues in the Workplace
  • 2021
  • California Labor and Employment Law 2021 Miniseries
  • FLSA and California Wage and Hour Update
  • 2021
  • Human Resource Law from A to Z
  • Wages and Benefits Issues
  • 2019
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (20)
Endorse Christopher
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Nichols is extremely knowledgable and aggressively pursue's his Client's rights, in addition to putting his Client's best interests first."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Chris. He is a fantastic advocate for his clients and very knowledgeable."