Nichola Krebsbach began her law career as an associate attorney with a premier boutique law firm in the Central Valley. She offerred not only a superior academic record and outstanding legal credentials, but also a wealth of experience as a small business owner, agricultural broker, and mother.

Ms. Krebsbach earned her Juris Doctorate Degree, with Distinction, from San Joaquin College of Law. While completing her law degree, Nickie was published in Volume 23 of the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review, and was a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Anthony W. Ishii, United States District Judge, Eastern District of California.

Ms. Krebsbach has over ten years’ experience in private sector business prior to attending law school, and studied Managerial Economics at the University of California at Davis. Nickie practices primarily special education law, advocating for the civil rights of children with special needs to ensure an free appropriate education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Nickie is passionate about special education and is committed to life-long learning. She has completed over one-hundred hours of formal educational training in the area of special education law, and is a student of the Harvard Business School.

Areas of Practice

  • Special Education Law
  • Education Law
  • Family Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Real Property Transaction
  • Transactional Law

Honors and Awards

John Loomis Legacy Award, San Joaquin College of Law, 2016 George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition, Best Brief Finalist, Best Oral Advocate Semi-Finalist.

Admissions and Professional Associations

Nickie is admitted to practice in California and the United States District Court, Eastern District of California. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the Tulare County Bar Association. While completing her law degree, Nickie served as the Student Liaison to the Federal Bar Association, San Joaquin Valley Chapter.

Community Involvement

Ms. Krebsbach is a member of the County Center Rotary Club of Visalia, a Charter Member of the Tulare Sunrise Rotary Club, having served as its Vocational Chairperson, and later becoming a member of the Downtown Visalia Rotary Club. Nickie recently completed a term on the board of the San Joaquin College of Law Alumni Association, and currently serves as the Parliamentarian of the local PTSA. From 2012 through 2015, Nickie served as an Advisory Board Member to the non-profit Crime Victim’s Advocacy Center of Tulare County. Nickie has served in various other capacities including as Executive Board Member for the St. Paul’s School Parents Guild and Regional Board Member for the American Youth Soccer Organization.


Protecting National Security: How the United States Government Put Our Nation at Risk by Approving the Acquisition of Smithfield Foods by Shuanghui International, 23 San Joaquin Agric. L. Rev. 125 (2013-14).