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John C. Nickelson

John C. Nickelson

Shreveport City Council
  • Business Law, Personal Injury, Divorce ...
  • Louisiana, Texas
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Summary

John effectively represents individuals and business in a wide range of legal matters. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia, served as a federal appellate law clerk to a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and practiced law in the commercial litigation section of an international law firm before returning home to Shreveport. John is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Texas.

John is a member of the Shreveport City Council and serves as chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, a past governor-at-large of the Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit, and a past president of the Shreveport Bar Foundation. John has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by SuperLawyers.com and as a “Top Attorney” by SB Magazine.

John and his wife, Emily, have been married for nineteen years and have four children, and they are active members of their church, where John serves as a trustee.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
Louisiana State Bar Association
ID Number: 32214
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24046534
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Professional Experience
Councilman
Shreveport City Council
- Current
Attorney
Nickelson Law PLLC
- Current
Attorney
Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway, APLC
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Law Clerk
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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Attorney
Baker Botts LLP
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Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (2004)
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Texas Christian University
B.A. (2000)
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
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Awards
Friend of Pro Bono Award
Louisiana State Bar Association
For Providing Significant Support for the Delivery of Legal Services to Louisiana's Indigent.
Opus Justitiae
Baker Botts LLP
Award for Outstanding Commitment to Pro Bono Work
Professional Associations
Louisiana Bar Foundation
Board Member
- Current
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Shreveport Bar Foundation
Board President
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Nickelson Law PLLC
400 Travis Street, Suite 1500
Shreveport, LA 71101
Telephone: (318) 678-5786
Fax: (318) 300-4762
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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