Nickolaus Buchholz

Nickolaus graduated from University of California Riverside with a degree in Business Administration. He completed his legal education at California Southern Law School under Judge Elwood M. Rich’s (Ret.) tenure. Currently, Nickolaus supports areas of practice at Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP in professional liability, construction law, business litigation and civil litigation.

Nick has gained substantial experience in a broad array of pre-litigation and litigated disputes, including working directly with clients, witnesses, opposing counsel and judges; asserting and opposing pleadings and motion work, all phases of discovery, research and case evaluation; assessing pre-trial and trial document needs, and preparing same.

Bar Admissions

California, 2015
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2015
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2015


California Southern Law School, Riverside, California
J.D. – 2013
University of California Riverside
B.S. – 2006
Major: Business Administration

Professional Associations

Riverside County Bar Association
San Bernardino County Bar Association

Past Employment

Lobb Cliff & Lester, Accounting & Operations Administrator, 2007 – 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Liability 40% 40%
  • Business Litigation 40% 40%
  • General Civil Litigation 15% 15%
  • Construction Law 5% 5%

Where to Find Us

Riverside Office

Newport Beach Office

Riverside Office: 1770 Iowa Ave Suite 110, Riverside, CA 92507. Get Directions.

Newport Beach Office: 2700 Newport Blvd., Suite 184, Newport Beach, CA 92663. Get Directions.