Todd Nichols

Cogdill Nichols Rein Wartelle Andrews
3232 Rockefeller Avenue
Everett, WA 98201-4398

Todd C. Nichols


Todd Nichols has been practicing law for twenty five years and has been with the firm since 1992. His practice emphasizes personal injury accidents, including injuries from automobile accidents, slip and falls, and from dangerous products. He handles cases ranging from neck and back injuries to brain injuries, burns, and death.

In addition, Todd handles employment cases, successfully prosecuting and defending cases of wrongful termination, discrimination, wage claims, and sexual harassment. He also represents clients in family law, real property, and professional malpractice, including medical and legal negligence. Todd enjoys bringing complex litigation to successful conclusion for his clients.

Todd received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and his law degree from George Washington University in Washington D.C. He is admitted to practice in the State of Washington, the District of Columbia, and federal courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been honored by his peers for a number of years as an elected officer of the Washington State Association for Justice, formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.

In his spare time, Todd is active in Washington State politics and enjoys spending time with his family and in outdoor recreation.

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury Accidents
Automobile Accidents
Slip and Falls
Dangerous Products
Professional Negligence

Bar Admissions:

Washington, 1985
District of Columbia, 1983
U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
U.S. Supreme Court, 2002


George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1981

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1972

Representative Cases:

Dicomes v. State, 782 P.2d 1002 (Wash. 1989)

Zorich v. Longbeach Fire Department and Ambulance Service, 118 F.3d 682 (9th Cir.) (1997)

City of Arlington v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board , 164 Wash.2d 768 193 P.3d 1077 (2008)

Representative Clients:

K.B. Design, Incorporated
South King County Multi-Service Center
Ueki America Corporation

Honors and Awards:

Elected Officer, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association for Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Washington State Trial Lawyers

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association