Kelsey Thweatt

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Kelsey is a newcomer to the world of family law, driven by a passion for helping families navigate life’s challenges. With a commitment to learning, she brings enthusiasm, empathy, and unwavering dedication to every case. Kelsey is eager to make a positive impact in the lives of her clients while simultaneously ensuring her clients feel supported throughout the legal process.

Despite being a recent addition to the legal field, Kelsey has proven her mettle, finishing third in her class at McGeorge School of Law, where she earned a variety of other awards and honors.  Kelsey’s participation in moot court competitions has enhanced her courtroom skills and client advocacy.

Kelsey consistently demonstrates a dedication to mastering the intricacies of the law and applying her legal knowledge to achieve favorable outcomes for her clients at Rojas & Nickelson. She aims to build strong relationships within the legal community and ultimately establish herself as a trusted and compassionate advocate.

Beyond the courtroom, Kelsey enjoys spending quality time with her fiancé and beloved dog. Whether it’s exploring the great outdoors, attending a Sacramento Kings game, or simply enjoying an evening at home, she cherishes these quiet moments.

Practice Areas:

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2024

Professional Associations

  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 2023
    • Honors: With Great Distinction
    • Honors: Concentration: Trial & Appellate Advocacy
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor’s List
    • Honors: CALI Excellence Awards: Wills and Trusts, California Civil Pretrial Litigation, and Global Lawyering Skills II
    • Honors: Witkin Award: Civil Procedure I
    • Honors: Octo Finalist at the 22nd Annual Leroy R. Hassel, Sr. National Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Individual Merit Award for Oral Advocacy at the 54th Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Quarter Finalist at the 74th Annual National Moot Court Regional Competition hosted by the New York City Bar Association
    • Honors: Judicial Extern for El Dorado County Family Law Department
  • University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor’s List
    • Major: Criminology, Law, and Society
    • Minor: Education