Attorney Chris Nichols

Meet Brooke Nevels

Brooke Nevels is an accomplished civil litigator with experience in employment matters including both individual and class action litigation, real property disputes, business “divorce” and breach of contract disputes, trade secret disputes, and other business-related matters. Ms. Nevels excels at guiding her clients through all phases of litigation, including written discovery, depositions, law and motion work, mediations, settlement conferences, arbitrations, bench and jury trials.

Prior to opening Nevels + Nichols LLP, Ms. Nevels worked for a San Diego and Fresno based civil litigation firm for over 10 years where she was counsel in hundreds of lawsuits representing employees, employers, individuals, and businesses. In her time there, Ms. Nevels successfully resolved countless cases obtaining millions of dollars of compensation for her clients.

Ms. Nevels was selected to the 2024 San Diego Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in San Diego receive this distinction.

Ms. Nevels is a third generation native San Diegan and attended both law school and undergrad in San Diego. As a a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Ms. Nevels received multiple CALI Excellence for the Future awards as the highest-scoring student in CA Pre-Trial Prep, Constitutional Law I, Administrative law, and Pre-Bar Fundamentals. During her time in law school, Ms. Nevels was also a learning assistant for Torts I & II and provided weekly preparation secessions for students.

During her free time, Ms. Nevels enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys.

Ms. Nevels also speaks at conferences to share her wealth of legal knowledge. The following is a list of seminars which has featured Ms. Nevels as a speaker:


I genuinely appreciated how responsive and capable Brooke Nevels was at handling my civil lawsuit. Brooke was very resourceful at get me a settlement when other, more senior attorneys had failed.


What I liked about Christopher Nichols was the way that he treated me, and best of all is that he produced results.


Brooke demonstrated exceptional thoroughness, promptness, and professionalism. We will definitely turn to her services again in the future if any issues arise.


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. Chris Nichols throughout.


Schedule Your FREE Consultation!

Fill out the form below to receive a free case evaluation with our team.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.