Nicole Ortiz is an Associate in Selman Breitman’s Orange County office and is a member of the firm’s General Liability and Insurance practice groups. She represents insurance carriers, corporations, small business owners, and public entities in a variety of matters, including cases arising out of personal injury, catastrophic injury, negligence, and premises liability suits.

Nicole’s extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation enables her to prepare and develop creative and cost-effective litigation strategies specifically tailored to the facts and law in each case. 

Her commitment to unparalleled service to her clients has garnered outstanding results at all stages of the case from initial investigation, discovery and trial.  In 2019, Nicole second-chaired a bench trial in a case involving causes of action for breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation of a corporation. In that trial, she successfully obtained a defense verdict.  

Nicole is originally from Whittier, California, and presently resides there with Bernard, a Brittany Spaniel. When not helping clients with their legal needs she spends her time playing softball, watching Dodgers and Rams games, running, and cooking.

Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Whittier Bar Association, Trustee
  • Mexican American Bar Association, Member


Related Practices

Bar Admission

California (2017)


Southwestern Law School, J.D.

The College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), B.A. (Political Science; Concentration in Latin American and Latino Studies)