Nikki Lapine joined the firm as an associate attorney in April 2022 in the Houston office. Her practice primarily focuses on third-party insurance defense litigation. Nikki also has experience in commercial property tax law and litigation. Prior to attending law school Nikki received her insurance license and worked for State Farm Agents in Texas and Ohio.
Nikki received her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law where she graduated cum laude in 2018. While in law school Nikki was a judicial intern for the Honorable Rebeca A. Huddle at the First District Court of Appeals of Texas and a general counsel intern for the Harris County Attorney’s Office. Additionally, during law school Nikki was the President of the Jewish Law Students Association. After graduating from South Texas, Nikki stayed on as part-time staff in the office of academic success and professional achievement, coaching and tutoring 3Ls and recent graduates in preparation for the Texas Bar Exam.
When Nikki is not zealously defending her clients, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter, traveling, hiking, and being around her family and friends.
Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, LLP
McBryde Franco, PLLC (formerly McBryde Firm, PLLC)
State Bar of Texas
Texas Department of Insurance
Honors & Awards
Dean’s Honor List
Dean’s Merit Scholarship
CALI award: Local and State Government, and Contract Building Blocks
Transactional Law Practice Certificate
- Texas Courts
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2018 – Cum Laude
The Ohio State University, B.S. in Hospitality Management with an emphasis in Business, 2011
Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution – 40-hour Basic Mediation Training, January 2018