Randall Nice

Associate

  • location icon Phoenix, AZ
    2929 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1700
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

Randall Nice is an associate at the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and represents individuals, contractors, and businesses in areas such as premises liability, wrongful death, and personal injury. Mr. Nice began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for Justice John Lopez IV at the Arizona Supreme Court. He then worked as a law clerk in the appellate unit of a civil defense firm where he drafted substantive motions for matters such as municipal liability, 42 U.S.C. 1983 defense, and wrongful death.

Mr. Nice graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and is a member of the school's chapter of the Order of the Coif. He was a member of the Arizona Law Review where his note, "Reviving the Lost Tort of Defamation," was published and won the award for Best Published Note. A former Marine who served overseas, Mr. Nice took part in his school's veterans advocacy clinic where he represented clients in Tucson's veterans court, and assisted other clients in requesting discharge upgrades.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Nice served for over a decade as a sheriff's deputy in Southern Arizona. His career included assignments in the DUI, Motor, and Canine units. He received substantial training and experience conducting investigations and interviews. He also passed his department's SWAT certification course and attended trainings involving police civil liability and use-of-force issues. A significant portion of his career focused on investigating traffic matters including criminal traffic offenses, DUIs, and collisions involving death and serious injuries. These experiences are invaluable in aiding Mr. Nice in the representation of his clients.

Military Service

United States Marine Corps (2002-2009)

Certifications

  • Business Litigation
  • Transactional Business Law

Publications

"Reviving the Lost Tort of Defamation: A Proposal to Stem the Flow of Fake News." Arizona Law Review, Spring 2019

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Arizona

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Legal Writing Award, The Burton Awards, 2020
  • Best Published Note, Arizona Law Review, 2019

Education

University of Arizona

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2019

  • Order of the Coif
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Fegtly Moot Court Competition, Award for Excellence in Brief Writing
  • Arizona Law Review

University of Arizona

Bachelor of Arts (Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Arabic), magna cum laude, 2016

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