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Nicholas Anthony Capozzi

Criminal defense Attorney at Fresno, CA

5.0   14 reviews

About Nicholas

Learn Nicholas’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    Experience is invaluable. We are dedicated to the rule of law and firmly believe in law as a tool for justice.

    12 years, 120 cases

  2. Federal crime
    15%
    Federal crimes are complicated and very serious when compared to state charges. We know the ins-and-outs of federal law and sentencing.

    12 years, 30 cases

  3. Appeals
    10%
    Appeals often provide the last opportunity for justice. Laws in this area are very complex. Hire an experienced appellate attorney today.

    12 years, 30 cases

  4. Domestic violence
    10%
    Domestic violence is a different kind of charge. The law is stacked against the person being accused. We provide defense representation of those being accused of DV.

    12 years, 30 cases

  5. Expungement
    10%
    Everyone deserves second chances. Expungements allow you to clean up your record and move on with your life.

    12 years, 45 cases

  6. Violent crime
    10%
    Having a dedicated and experienced lawyer help defend your violent crime allegation is very important. We can help you avoid jail and beat your case.

    12 years, 30 cases

  7. White collar crime
    10%
    We know how to navigate the complex waters of white collar crime, which often involves substantial evidence and technical complexities. We can help you find justice and best your case.

    12 years, 40 cases

  8. Litigation
    5%
    We handle complex litigation cases in the fields of business, real estate, personal injury and other matters.

    12 years, 35 cases

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.

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About Nicco Capozzi
Criminal Defense
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Licensed for 11 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 09/07/2022

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

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Law Office of Nicco Capozzi
2115 Kern Street
Suite 103
Fresno, CA, 93721

Reviews

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Posted by Andre | June 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Did a fantastic job......We are forever indebted to Mr. Capozzi
HIghly recommended. We contacted Nico to help a relative through some minor warrants he acquired. Mr. Capozzi went to court on our behalf as we are in Los Angeles and the warrants and charges were removed. If you or a family needs help, I would strongly recommend you reach out to this attorney for help. Thank you Nicholas.
Posted by Amy | December 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Diligent and fair
Mr. Capozzi is an excellent attorney. He is fair, respected, and will work hard to get you the outcome you want.if you need an attorney, look no further.
Posted by anonymous | February 11, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional
I am very thankful that I found and hired Mr. Capozzi. I've never gone through anything like this before. Mr. Capozzi was compassionate and professional.
Posted by Katie Rice | May 13, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest and knowledgeable.
Mr. Capozzi really took the time to listen to all the facts pertaining to my case. I never felt rushed or unimportant. He explained a lot to me and was very knowledgeable. He wants to make sure his clients needs are met. I recommended Mr. Capozzi.
Response from Nicholas Capozzi May 16, 2017
Thank you for your kind words Katie. We really appreciate it.
Posted by Magdalena Pesqueira | October 31, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
1000%satisfied
He was understanding he keeps me in the loop. Easy to work with and no bs. He was able to accomidate me with a payment plan. This guy is heaven sent. If i havent said it yet THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART
Response from Nicholas Capozzi November 4, 2016
Thank you for your comment. We appreciate all our clients and their opinions.
Posted by Janette | May 27, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
An Attorney you can count on.
From the first time that we conversed I knew that Mr. Capozzi was the right attorney for me. He listened and went over every little detail that pertained to my situation. He was understanding and made me feel like he actually wanted to help and not just take my money. His receptionist is more than helpful and courteous. Mr. Capozzi shows concern and makes me feel secure in my decision to have him represent me. Mr. Capozzi goes above and beyond by either answering my calls or promptly setting up a in person meeting to go over any questions that may arise on either my or his behalf. That compared to other attorneys who only tell you what you want to hear and that are never available. If you want something done, I would without a doubt recommend Mr. Capozzi.
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Posted by Preety | April 8, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Lawyer
Nicco helped me through the most difficult time in my life. I have always read how difficult criminal legalities can be. This was not the case at all, I was so grateful for Nicco's commitment to my case. He was always reachable and responsive reassuring me throughout the process. I never felt uniformed to unaware of the next steps or potential hang ups. Nicco was sensitive, thoughtful and detailed. The amount of time spent with me even during my free consultation was impressive, from there I knew I had found the perfect balance between a knowledgable professional and real person who got how devastating and life changing it all can be. Excellent service from start to finish. Very knowledgable and very kind. Always keep you updated with progress of the case. Five star to Nicco.
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Response from Nicholas Capozzi April 19, 2016
Thank you Preety. I appreciate your review and we are so glad that the case resolved to your satisfaction.
Posted by Joel | February 19, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Gave me great advice
I contacted him planning to retain for a Federal Court matter. He advised that I really didn't need an attorney and gave me instructions on how to handle myself. Very impressed.
Posted by Duane | April 9, 2015
Very Professional
Nicco handled my case in a professional manner, Always returned calls promptly and my case was settled to my satisfaction. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for counsel.
Posted by anonymous | February 27, 2015
Great lawyer
I appreciated the great communication and how quickly things were taken care of. Nicholas always kept in touch and made the process I was going through easy. He is extremely knowledgeable and I would without a doubt recommend him as a lawyer.
Posted by Thuong | February 26, 2015
A very considerate lawyer
We were referred to Mr. Nicholas Capozzi by a friend. He is working on some of our stressful situations that we are going through. He is very diligent working on our cases. Unlike other lawyers we encountered before, he is a lawyer with a good heart who does not rip you off. He will be there for you when you need him.
Posted by Christy | February 26, 2015
A great attorney!
He always responds in a timely manner, answers any questions & is handling my case extremly well!! I would definatly recommend him!
Posted by anonymous | August 8, 2012
We Appreciate You for Everything You Have Done for Our Family!
He is extremely knowledgeable in the area of criminal law, very familiar with court procedure and proceedings, and comfortable in the courtroom. It is critical that the lawer you choose to represent you has skills and experience to fight for your rights. The pending charges against us were resolved, if not the consequences could have been very serious, even life altering.
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Posted by Anthony | August 7, 2012
A well-respected attorney and associate.
Having first hand experience in working with Nicco, I can honestly say he is a well-respected, trustworthy, and gifted attorney. He has a bright future ahead of him.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Nicco Capozzi
  • 2014 - Present
  • Founder
  • Zen Juris & Co.
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Law Professor
  • Heald College
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Anthony P. Capozzi
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Clerk/Extern
  • California Court of Appeal, 5th Appellate District
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Research Assistant
  • University Of The Pacific, McGeorge School Of Law
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Instructor/Co-Workshop Leader
  • University Of The Pacific McGeorge School Of Law
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Writer/Editor
  • California Initiative Review, Capital Center for Government Law & Policy
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Offices of Bowman & Associates, APC
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Legal HelpLine Manager
  • California Lodging Industry Association
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Offices of Ostendorf, Tate, Barnett & Wells, L.L.P.
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Journalist
  • Examiner
  • 2006 - 2011
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Education

  • McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • University of London, Queen Mary’s Law School
  • 2008
  • California St Univ Fullerton
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Legal Cases

  • People v. Reed
  • Plea
  • USA v. Alcantar
  • Plea
  • USA v. Zarate
  • Plea
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Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Criminal Law Section
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Advisory Board
  • 2011 - Present
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Screen Actor's Guild
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Appellate Advocacy Honors Board
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • 2009
  • Member
  • California Initiative Review
  • 2009
  • Dean’s Honor List
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • 2008
  • Academic Scholarship
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • 2008
  • Witkin Award
  • Western State University College of Law
  • 2007
  • Academic Scholarship
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • 2007
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Publications

  • James Publishing publication
  • Attacking and Defending DUI
  • 2009
  • James Publishing publication
  • Criminal Defense
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

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Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (20)
Unknown Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Now, most would say, obviously, he is your son after all. But having worked with him for nearly 7 years I think I am well situated to comment on his reputation, work ethic, and capabilities within the law. On all marks he is truly outstanding for his age. He has a bright future to which I can't wait to witness."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I had a felony domestic violence case in Fresno. Nicco is one of the attorneys I called, and he was the first to return my call. Nicco was extremely knowledgeable with the court system in Fresno. He was patient and personable. I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I had the opportunity to work a case with Nicholas as he represented the co-defendant in a criminal case. He was always prepared. Nicholas never failed to treat his clients and/or opposing counsel or the Court with the utmost respect. He knew the case inside and out and, without doubt, did his client a great service with his vigorous representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Professional, knowledgeable, and talented. His command of the issues is obvious in the courtroom and out. A very impressive attorney for whom I have great respect. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Nicholas is a great attorney that I would recommend to anyone."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Nicholas is an excellent attorney, I would recommend him to anyone in need of counsel."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Professional, talented, dedicated and hardworking attorney who fights for his clients rights."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Nicholas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have seen Nick work in court, he is an excellent attorney who cares about his clients. I highly recomend Nick."
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