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Nicholas Salick

Attorney/Founder
Los Angeles Family Law Expert

In 2000, Nicholas ‘Nick’ Salick graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz, with a B.A. (Film and Digital Media) and a minor in Legal Studies. During college, Nicholas worked in the entertainment industry as a Production Assistant on the feature film Jackie Brown, and as a 2nd Assistant Director on the children’s film, Sandman.

From 2001 through 2004, Nicholas Salick attended the University of La Verne College of Law, and graduated on the Dean’s List. During Law School, Nicholas co-founded the Entertainment Law Section and received a CALI award for earning the highest grade in criminal law.

After passing the February 2005 California Bar Exam, Nicholas worked as an associate for the Law Offices of Benjamin R. Greene in Bakersfield, where he learned family law litigation, criminal law and civil law in the Kern County and surrounding counties.

In July 2006, Nicholas moved to Orange County to work as an associate for Hughes & Sullivan, APPC, a firm that practices exclusively family law.

And where for a period of time he worked solely on one of the largest dissolution cases filed in Orange County. Before he left, Nicholas was a senior associate and managed an associate attorney, a paralegal, and approximately thirty-five cases.

In February 2009, Nicholas Salick moved back home to Los Angeles to work as an associate for Buter, Buzard, Fishbein & Royce LLP, a firm exclusively devoted to family law.

From February 2010 until June 27, 2011, Nicholas was an associate at the Law Offices of Marlo Van Oorschot, APLC whereat he practiced all aspects of family law, including divorce, post-judgment modifications, paternity actions, child custody, child visitation, child support, spousal support, domestic violence restraining orders, property issues and support enforcement. While there, Nicholas successfully argued numerous motions, orders to show cause, and ex parte applications.

On June 27, 2011, Nicholas Salick started Salick Family Law Group.

Education:

University of La Verne College of Law

Ontario, California
Juris Doctorate, 2004

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Bachelor of Arts – Film and Digital Media, with a minor in Legal Studies, 2000

Professional Experience:

Attorney

LAW OFFICES OF MARLO VAN OORSCHOT, FEBRUARY 2010 – JUNE 2011

Los Angeles, CA Practice consisted of exclusively family law litigation. Successfully litigated family law cases, drafted pleadings, resolved cases, and managed cases.

Attorney

BUTER, BUZARD, FISHBEIN & ROYCE LLP, February 2009 – January 2010 Los Angeles, CA

Practice consisted of exclusively family law litigation. Worked directly for the partners and helped manage their caseloads. Drafted initial pleadings through judgment, as well as post-judgment pleadings, ex parte (emergency) applications, marital settlement agreements, briefs for settlement conferences and trials, points and authorities, discovery motions, registration of out-of-state judgments, and petition to change name.

Attorney

HUGHES & SULLIVAN, A PARTNERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS, July 2006 – January 2009 Tustin, CA

Practice consisted of exclusively family law litigation. Worked as a senior associate and responsible for a caseload of approximately 35 cases, an associate and a paralegal.Drafted initial pleadings through judgment and post-judgment pleadings involving all aspects of family law, including issues regarding custody, visitation, support, domestic violence restraining orders, injunctive orders, property, paternity cases, and postjudgment modification and enforcement proceedings. Drafted and litigated ex parte applications for custody, support and injunctive orders, hearings on discovery motions, domestic violence restraining order hearings, Mandatory Settlement Conferences, Trial Setting Conferences, depositions and settlement conferences.

Attorney

LAW OFFICES OF BENJAMIN R. GREENE & ASSOCIATES, August 2005 – June 2006 Bakersfield, CA

Practice consisted of family law, civil litigation and criminal defense. Managed approximately 85 family law cases that involved custody, visitation, support, injunctive orders, property issues, attorney fees and costs, sanctions and domestic violence restraining orders. Tried 4 family law cases to trial (including 1 juvenile case), settled over 60 cases, argued over eighty (80) Orders to Show Cause, and appeared at dozens of ex parte hearings and Mandatory Settlement Conferences. Managed approximately 40 criminal and civil cases, and appeared at hearings and trials.

Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California, 2005
  • United States District Court – Central District of California, 2005
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association (Family law section)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Family law section)
  • American Bar Association

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