Nick M. Wooldridge

Nick M. Wooldridge

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

LV Criminal Defense
 | 520 S 4th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-623-6362
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Nicholas Wooldridge graduated from Law School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas with honors in 2003. After graduation Mr. Wooldridge spent time with his mentor, retired Criminal Defense Attorney Lawrence D. Wishart, one of Nevada’s great trial lawyers.

Witnessing an injustice within the court system as a teenager, Nicholas Wooldridge's life path was set.

From the day he witnessed an innocent man go to prison, Wooldridge knew he couldn't do anything to change the world, but he could do something for someone.

Mr. Wooldridge's life arc was bent towards giving a voice those caught in the criminal justice system and had no voice.

Mr. Wooldridge has taken joined the fight in America's courts for justice maybe his entire life. He persists in fighting for justice on for his clients and presents a robust courtroom defense blended with unparalleled legal acumen. The combination has propelled him into the position as the go-to criminal lawyer in Las Vegas for thousands of accused individuals.

Mr. Wooldridge has rendered legal counsel in many of the country's more notorious criminal cases such as matters linked to the Boston Marathon bombing, and his experience includes many international cyber crime cases where he presented successful defenses.

A notable part of the Top 40 Under 40, Mr. Wooldridge is recognized by the National Trial Lawyer Affiliation — a membership accessible solely through invitation.

Mr. Wooldridge:

  • Graduated from Boyd School of Law — with Honors
  • Mentored by Lawrence Wishart
  • Established, and demonstrated, skill in global circles and cases
  • Served as co-counsel for Azamat Tazhayakov, linked to the Boston Marathon bombings

Mr. Wooldridge has consistently confirmed his excellent qualifications, trial results and leadership within his practice areas which include:

  • Sex Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Federal Charges
  • Felony Charges, and
  • White Collar Crime

In 2005, Mr. Wooldridge associated himself with the Bukh Law Firm, a Criminal Defense Firm in New York City, where he worked for approximately nine years, and handled a number of high profile cases. In New York City, Mr. Wooldridge honed his skills in the area of criminal defense, and gained valuable trial experience.

Mr. Wooldridge has extensive litigation experience in both federal and state court. He is licensed in both the State of Nevada and New York. Mr. Wooldridge is also admitted to the U.S. District Court of Nevada, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.

About Nick Wooldridge

Admitted: 2004, Nevada

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Nevada, 2017
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rated Attorney, AV Rated, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • 10.0 Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV, Avvo Superb, 2016
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Thomson Reuters, 2014

Representative Clients:

  • Azamat Tazhayakov - charged with obstruction of justice in connection with Boston Marathon case. Favorable decision.Igor Daykhin - assault in the second degree, found not guilty by jury.Joseph Allison - high-profile case in Nevada. Found not guilty.Marcus Cesaire - multiple charges of assault in Nassau County. Found not guilty on all criminal counts.Sergey Boltutskiy - several offenses under the Arms Export Control Act. Favorable sentencing.Vladislav Horohorin - major international white collar crime operations. Faced hundreds of years in prison. Received short prison term.Alexander Yakovlev - UN Oil for Food scandal - high-profile official bribery case. Client received no prison term., 2013
Office Location for Nick M. Wooldridge

520 S 4th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101


Nick M. Wooldridge:

Last Updated: 1/20/2017

Page Generated: 0.7841169834137 sec