Attorney at Law
Primary Office: San Francisco
• B.A., University of Montana. Missoula, Montana.
• J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law. San Francisco, California.
Nicole Pifari is a member of the Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver Legal Defense of Peace Officers Practice Group. She represents officers in administrative investigations, disciplinary appeals, criminal investigations and prosecutions, and Brady list appeals.
Nicole has second-chaired several trial victories which includes the complete acquittal of Huntington Park Police Officer Marissa Larios for three counts of child abuse and excessive force; and most recently, the full acquittal of Pomona Corporal Chad Jensen in federal court of one count of felony excessive force and two counts of felony obstruction of justice.
Nicole is a graduate of UC Hastings School of Law. Prior to law school, she was a police officer for the City of Missoula, Montana. During her time at Missoula PD, she was a canine officer and a member of the POA Board of Directors, as well as a union advocate.
Before joining the firm, she did some work for the Oakland City Attorney’s Office as well as for the San Mateo District Attorney’s Office in the misdemeanor jury trial unit.
Disclaimer: Any results set forth herein are based upon the facts of that particular case and do not represent a promise or guarantee.