Nicole R. Snapp-Holloway

Nicole R. Snapp-Holloway Background

Nicole uses her writing talents to coordinate the firm’s appellate work, general research, and brief writing. As a core member of the nursing home team, she is always looking for changes and trends in the long-term care industry. She is passionate about advocating for individuals and their families who have been affected by negligence in long-term care facilities. Nicole’s work has shaped Oklahoma law. She was part of the team that successfully battled the nursing home defendants’ fight on forced arbitration all the way to the United States Supreme Court.  

Nicole often works as a mentor for law students and judges mock trial competitions. She is quick to help a young colleague with a research problem or guide them through new litigation techniques. 

Nicole and her husband Carl love to travel, always looking for new ideas for her cooking passion. At home, they have several cats and dogs that keep them busy. 

Education

Nicole is a proud Alumna of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and was a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.

Oklahoma City University School of Law

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Juris Doctorate

Miami University

Oxford, Ohio
Political Science Major
Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Member

Areas of Practice

Well-versed in appellate law and personal injury cases, Nicole is passionate about helping victims and families affected by personal injury fight for justice.

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse

Representative Verdicts & Settlements

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member

Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ), Member

American Association for Justice (AAJ), Leaders Forum Member

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma, 1999

Supreme Court of the United States of America

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma

U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma

U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Honors & Awards

Listserv Contributor of the Year Award, Oklahoma Association for Justice 2021

Rex Travis Listserv Award, Oklahoma Association for Justice

Super Lawyer 2017, 2018, 2019

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell 2011-Present

Keynote Speaking

Shell Games, MDS & Acuity; American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group Webinar Series March 2021

Elder Abuse in Institutional Settings; Sonya L. Patterson Memorial Elder Abuse Symposium, June 2020

Understaffing in Long-Term Care Facilities; American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group Webinar Series, June 2020

Corporate Representative Depositions in Nursing Home Cases, October 2018 

Advanced Nursing Home Cost Reports – Expected Staffing Values, April 2018; October 2019

OBA Nursing Home Litigation: Emerging Issues in Arbitration of Nursing Homes Cases, November 2016 

NBI Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation: Social Media, the Internet and Electronically Stored Information Challenges, November 2016

Published Opinions

Andrew v. Depani-Sparkes, 2017 OK 42 

Maree v. Neuwirth, 2016 OK 62 

Sauders v. Mangum Nursing Ctr., LLC, 2016 OK CIV APP 53 

Johnson v. Convalescent Center of Grady County, LLC, 2014 OK 102

Boler v. Security Health Care, LLC, 2014 OK 80 (US Supreme Court, Certiorari Denied, 135 S.Ct. 2379 (2015))

Published Works & Articles

Gear Up For a Nursing Home Case; AAJ Trial Magazine January 2022

The Subtle Art of Oppression: Hiding the Truth Means Injustice for All; Oklahoma City University School of Law In Brief Magazine (Fall 2020)

Arbitration Agreements in 2017: Ask the Right Question (and you may get the right answer); Oklahoma Association for Justice Advocate Magazine (Summer 2017)

Litsoftware Featured Pro (January 2022)