NICHOLE FISHER IS THE FOUNDER AND MANAGING ATTORNEY OF LAKE TAPPS LEGAL. NICHOLE IS AN EXPERIENCED LITIGATOR AND COMPASSIONATE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY.
Nichole was raised in Bonney Lake, Washington. She began her legal career in New Orleans, Louisiana where she worked in legal aid and in the Orleans Parish Criminal Court. After admission to the Washington bar, Nichole moved back to the PNW and immediately began representing clients at a fast-paced criminal defense firm. She quickly advanced at the firm by demonstrating a strong work ethic and delivering results for her clients in court.
Nichole works with clients facing State and Federal criminal charges. She is not afraid to take cases to trial and has successfully defended clients in jury trials for misdemeanors and serious felony charges, obtaining several Not Guilty verdicts.
Nichole is a trusted counselor and advisor to every client. She excels in her ability to help clients successfully navigate difficult circumstances and resolve challenging problems. Nichole understands the unique obstacles and collateral consequences that her clients are facing. She believes that every client has an important story and that every case has an angle.
Nichole started Lake Tapps Legal in November 2022. Nichole brings a fresh perspective in her approach to the practice of law and aims to make the criminal justice system more accessible and fair. Lake Tapps Legal has implemented systems and cultivated a culture that ensures a truly client-focused experience.
Nichole is a fierce advocate for her clients and fights to protect their rights, advance their interests, and obtain the best possible outcome. She has developed a trusted reputation with her clients, peers, and in the community.
When Nichole is not practicing law, she enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Bentley.
Gonzaga University, BA International Relations and Political Science
Loyola New Orleans College of Law, JD
Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
TPCBA New Young Lawyers Executive Board
Pierce County Washington Women Lawyers Executive Board
Washington Women Lawyer's Board
Safe Streets Board of Directors
UW Legal Pathways Mentor
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
America's Top 50 Lawyers - Washington - 2023
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
AVVO 10.0 rating
National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 under 40
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