About San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich
San Jose criminal defense attorney Nick Cvietkovich is passionate about vigorously representing his clients. His Jesuit education instilled in him the philosophy of putting others ahead of himself. He attended Catholic schools from 1st grade through law school. He graduated from Bellarmine College Preparatory and then went on to graduate from Santa Clara University where he double majored in English and Philosophy. He went straight into law school and graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law. While in law school Mr. Cvietkovich interned with the California Innocence Project and the Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office where he won the first motion he ever argued.
My name is Nick Cvietkovich, and I founded this firm on a commitment to set the standard for criminal defense in the Bay Area. When you need an experienced attorney to make sure that your rights are protected, no one will fight more aggressively on your behalf than me.
I have the tools to get results and secure your justice. My firm has an extensive and intricate understanding of legal procedures, from DUIs to traffic violations to sex and drug crimes.
When you need to be sure that you are getting the very best legal representation, and not some fly-by-night attorney who is only interested in settling your case as soon as possible, trust the experts at The Law Offices of Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich to do everything in their power to get the best possible ruling on your case.
Upon graduating law school Mr. Cvietkovich worked for the Placer County Public Defender’s Office. He began his career defending juveniles in Delinquency Court. He then moved to the DUI team where he won his first trial! After winning multiple trials Mr. Cvietkovich had gained a reputation for excellence and was recruited to a private law firm in San Jose. At this new firm Mr. Cvietkovich began to defend major felony and strike cases. After a few years Mr. Cvietkovich decided he could best serve his clients by opening his own office.
Mr. Cvietkovich is very well-connected in the Bay Area being a 6th generation resident of San Jose. He currently works in the same building where his great-uncle had a law practice from the 1960s to the 1980s. Mr. Cvietkovich has handled over 3000 cases in his career and he uses his vast experience to aggressively defend his clients. Mr. Cvietkovich is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and the California Public Defender’s Association.
- Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, CA, J.D.
- Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, B.A. English
Professional Memberships and Associations
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Silicon Valley Capital Club
- Santa Clara County Bar Association
- San Mateo County Bar Association
- California DUI Lawyers Association
- California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
- California Public Defenders Association