Albert J. Nicora, Esq.

Albert Nicora graduated from Stanford University and the UC Hastings College of Law.  He was admitted to The State Bar of California in 1980. Albert has served as an attorney practicing Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law, and Business Law for more than thirty-five years. He offers experience in handling a wide variety of major and multiparty estate and trust litigation, including, elder abuse and undue influence. 

Since 1975, he has served as a California Probate Referee for the Superior Court. He was originally appointed as a Probate Referee in his hometown of Oakland, California, where he served the courts of Alameda County. After moving his family to the Monterey Peninsula, he was appointed by the State Controller to serve the Monterey County Courts in 1991 and has served in that capacity since then. The court frequently appoints Albert to serve as special master, special trustee or referee in difficult matters. He is an expert in Probates, Conservatorships, Trust Matters, and Estate Planning. He is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker.


Joelle Clark, Esq.

Joelle Clark joined Nicora Law Offices in August 2016. Joelle graduated from Monterey College of Law with dual degrees of Doctorate of Jurisprudence and Master of Legal Studies. Prior to entering law school, Joelle received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from San Jose State University.

Joelle handles all aspects to Trust and Probate administration. Joelle is knowledgeable, detail-oriented, and compassionate. She works hard to make the administration process go as smoothly and efficiently as possible for her clients.


Andrew Blomquist, Esq.

Andrew Blomquist joined Nicora Law Offices in September 2016. He works primarily on the Nicora Law Offices’ litigation team, researching and writing the court filings and internal memos that make up the inner workings of the team’s strategies.  Andrew was recruited shortly after being admitted to the California State Bar in 2016. 

In addition to litigating, Andrew is a proud faculty member and graduate of our local Monterey College of Law, where he currently teaches property law to students in the JD program and consults for other faculty and administrators developing the law school’s new online hybrid program.


Michael A. Atteridge, Esq.

Michael Atteridge joined Nicora Law Offices in September 2017. Prior to joining the Nicora Law Offices Michael operated his own practice for 15 years in criminal, civil, and probate courts, including writ and appeal matters. He has extensive experience in interviewing clients as well arguing motions and conducting trials in the courtroom.

Michael has great success in cases which have gone to formal mediation and arbitration. He graduated from the University of California with a major of Political Economy of Industrial Societies and graduated from the Monterey College of Law.


Jacqueline E. Nicora, Esq.

Jacqueline Nicora joined Nicora Law Offices in January 2018. Her practice emphasis includes estate planning, probate, trust administration, conservatorships, guardianships, and business matters.

Prior to joining Nicora Law Offices, Jacqueline was an associate at Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley, & Babu LLP in San Mateo, California where she advised clients on a wide variety of legal matters including estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate, restraining orders, and business matters. She graduated from Santa Clara University with a major in Economics and graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law with a concentration in tax law.


Joseph D. Nady, Esq.

Joseph Nady joined Nicora Law Offices in attorney in May 2019. Joseph earned his Juris Doctor degree from Monterey College of Law. Joseph works with our Trust and Business litigation cases and assists with Trust Administration.

Joseph is detail oriented, knowledgeable, and a strong legal writer. Prior to law school, Joseph received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Nevada.


Phone:831.622.2000 Fax:831.622.2001

26385 Carmel Rancho Boulevard, Suite 100, Carmel, California 93923