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S. Nicole Tucker

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Ms. Tucker is an associate attorney at DeMaria Law Firm. Ms. Tucker has practiced insurance defense and school defense litigation throughout her legal career, first as a law clerk and now as an attorney. Ms. Tucker defends all aspects of litigated cases and advises the clients of the firm. Prior to joining DeMaria Law Firm as an associate, Ms. Tucker was previously a law clerk at the large Fresno law firm of McCormick Barstow, where she worked for Mr. DeMaria before they both moved to DeMaria Law Firm.

Ms. Tucker is a lifelong native of the Central Valley, leaving only to attend Azusa Pacific University for her undergraduate studies, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. Ms. Tucker then attended San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis, California, where she received her law degree and graduated with Distinction. In law school, Ms. Tucker received the Witkin Award for Excellence in Evidence, Remedies, and Education Law. Ms. Tucker passed the October, 2020, California Bar Exam and currently has her provisional license.  In her spare time, Ms. Tucker serves the Fresno County community through volunteering as a judge for Fresno County Mock Trial, Fresno County History Day, and Fresno State Mock Trial competitions. Ms. Tucker is also a member of the Fresno Bar Association. 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • School Defense and Representation
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Employment/Wrongful Termination Defense

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney


  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2020
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
    • B.A. - 2015
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: History

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2021

Past Positions

  • McCormick Barstow, Law Clerk