NICKI JAMES PETRELLI is a trial and appellate lawyer specializing in personal injury, professional liability, premises liability, products liability, and commercial litigation. Nicki has assisted in trials in state court and her appellate experience includes briefing in the Texas Courts of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. She has also presented oral arguments in the Texas Courts of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
Nicki is a member of the State Bar of Texas and The Houston Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 and her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2005. Nicki received several briefing awards while involved in the South Texas College of Law Advocacy Program, for which she now serves as an adjunct professor.
Nicki currently resides in Houston, Texas with her husband and beagle. She is an active member of the St. Anne Catholic Community and is involved with the Methodist Hospital Stride4Stroke Awareness Campaign.