Attorney at Law
Primary Office: Encino
• B.A., California State University, Northridge
• J.D., Western State College of Law
Nicole R. Castronovo is an associate in the Legal Defense, Labor Practice and Injury Resource and Litigation Practice Groups. She represents peace officers in criminal investigations and prosecutions, administrative investigations, disciplinary appeals, and also responds to critical incidents. Nicole has worked as a civil litigator in a variety of areas, including industrial accidents, premises liability, and auto accidents. She has personally litigated multiple cases to settlement with awards in excess of $1,000,000.
Prior to joining Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC, Nicole clerked at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in their Gang and Homicide Units, and spent several years working at a criminal defense firm in the Los Angeles area.
Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University Northridge. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, she was the recipient of a Telly Award, Addy Award and a Student Emmy Award. Nicole graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western State College of Law. At Western State, Nicole served as the President of the Public Service Committee and Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Nicole was a board member of the Law Review and a member of the mock trial competition team.
Nicole lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband, a Coast Guard Search and Rescue Pilot, and her sons.Disclaimer: Any results set forth herein are based upon the facts of that particular case and do not represent a promise or guarantee.