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Nicole Tarriela

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Phone: 916.318.8000

770 L St #916
Sacramento, California 95814

Nicole joined Marcus | Underwood in October 2021. She received her Master's in Public Administration from McGeorge School of Law in 2020, and her Bachelor of Science in Legal Management in 2013 from San Beda College Alabang in the Philippines. She prepares and processes legal documents such as motions, complaints, summons, subpoenas, discovery, and schedules depositions. She assists with trial preparation and organization and files documents with the Superior Courts. However, the truly most enjoyable part of her job is communicating with the clients. Updating them and answering their questions gives her a great sense of fulfillment.

Outside of the office, she currently serves as the President of the American Society of Public Administration Sacramento Chapter. She is also active in mentoring student leaders through the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, I Am Sam Foundation, and International Young Leaders Assembly. She is often seen doing charity work with the Order of the Amaranth and Alpha Phi Omega. Nicole is engaged with fencing, archery, and online gaming as her past time. She loves to travel, exploring exotic cuisines, and continuing education in the legal and tech field. She is fluent in Tagalog and English and continues to educate herself in French and Spanish.


Master's in Public Administration, McGeorge School of Law, 2020

Bachelor of Science in Legal Management, San Beda College Alabang, 2013

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