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Nicholas Anthony Capozzi

also known as Nicco Capozzi, Nick Capozzi

About me

Fresno criminal defense attorney and civil litigator Nicco Capozzi has dedicated his law practice to fighting to protect his clients' rights, liberties, and property in both criminal and civil court. As a professor of law, advocate, and fighter he remains on the frontline of legal advocacy. He is rated as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyers association and as 10/10 "Superb" on AVVO, a site dedicated to peer and client reviews.

Today, Mr. Capozzi has a diverse profession — he is a practicing Fresno criminal defense attorney, civil litigator, professor of law, author, historian, and entrepreneur. He owns and operates the Law Office of Nicco Capozzi, teaches law, has written several scholarly articles and a book entitled Law School in Plain English. Aside from his work he is a dedicated father and husband.

Mr. Capozzi received his law degree (Juris Doctor) from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the California State University Fullerton in Fullerton, California. Additionally, he studied law in one of the world's finest institution in England at Queen Mary's Law School, which is located in London, England. He is licensed to practice law throughout California in state and federal courts.

Mr. Capozzi never gives up the fight to ensure your receive a fair hand in the justice system. Call today for a FREE consultation and discuss your legal matter. The conversation will be kept confidential and your affairs will remain private.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years, 100 cases
  2. Federal Crime: 20%
    8 years, 40 cases
  3. Expungement: 10%
    8 years, 30 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    8 years, 50 cases
  5. White Collar Crime: 10%
    8 years, 25 cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Russell Dale Cook

    I endorse this lawyer. I have both defended a case that was prosecuted by Nicholas Capozzi and have mediated a number of cases wherein Nicholas Capozzi represented one of the litigants. He capably represented his clients in every case. I recommend him as an attorney.


    Russell Cook Mediation Attorney
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  • David Carl Beyersdorf

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    David Beyersdorf Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Nicco Capozzi

2115 Kern Street
Suite 103
Fresno, CA, 93721


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Appellate Advocacy Honors BoardMcGeorge School of Law2009
MemberCalifornia Initiative Review2009
Dean’s Honor ListMcGeorge School of Law2008
Academic ScholarshipMcGeorge School of Law2008
Witkin AwardWestern State University College of Law2007
Academic ScholarshipMcGeorge School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Nicco Capozzi2014 - Present
FounderZen Juris & Co.2014 - 2015
Law ProfessorHeald College2011 - 2015
AssociateLaw Offices of Anthony P. Capozzi2011 - 2014
Clerk/ExternCalifornia Court of Appeal, 5th Appellate District2009 - 2010
Research AssistantUniversity Of The Pacific, McGeorge School Of Law2008 - 2009
Instructor/Co-Workshop LeaderUniversity Of The Pacific McGeorge School Of Law2008 - 2009
Writer/EditorCalifornia Initiative Review, Capital Center for Government Law & Policy2008 - 2009
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Bowman & Associates, APC2007 - 2008
Legal HelpLine ManagerCalifornia Lodging Industry Association2007 - 2008
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Ostendorf, Tate, Barnett & Wells, L.L.P.2006 - 2007
JournalistExaminer2006 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Criminal Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Fresno County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Armenian Bar AssociationAdvisory Board2011 - Present
Fresno County Young Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Screen Actor's GuildMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. ReedPlea
USA v. AlcantarPlea
USA v. ZaratePlea
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Publication nameTitleDate
Primedia E-launch LLCLaw School in Plain English2014
The Legal Finance JournalUsing Twitter to Promote Your Legal Practice2011
The Legal Finance JournalThe Challenges Law Firms Face with Branding2011
James Publishing publicationAttacking and Defending DUI2009
McGeorge Law Review, California Initiative ReviewProposition 1C: The Lottery Modernization Act2009
James Publishing publicationCriminal Defense2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Queen Mary University of London School of LawLawN/A2008
California State University, FullertonReligious StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law DayLegal Research and Writing2013
Fresno State Mock Trial CompetitionMock Trial Judge2013
Law Day at Heald CollegeMock Trial2012
Law DayTrial2012