Honors & Rewards

2022 S.A. Scene Rising Star Lawyer 


Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • DWI


  • St. Mary’s School of Law, San Antonio Texas, 2021, J.D.
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, 2017, B.A. in Political Science

Past Employment

  • Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office Special Victims Division
  • Thirteenth Court of Appeals

Nicolette Saenz


(830) 769-1010

Nicolette was born and raised in the Valley and moved to the San Antonio area to attend University of Texas-San Antonio to obtain her B.A. in Political Science. Nicolette then attended St. Mary’s School of Law. While at St. Mary’s, Nicolette joined BRCK Criminal Defense Attorneys as a Legal Intern where her passion for criminal defense and zealous advocacy for criminal defendants began. In addition, Nicolette also worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Wrongful Conviction Review Project and a Student Attorney for the Center for Legal and Social Justice. 

Nicolette has also worked for the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office, Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office Special Victims Division, and the Thirteenth Court of Appeals under Justice Nora Longoria. 

After law school, Nicolette was asked to join BRCK Criminal Defense as an Associate Attorney where she works full time serving the needs of the firm’s clients. 

Nicolette has recently been named as a 2022 S.A. Scene Rising Star Lawyer. 

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