Sharon M. Nagle

Sharon M. Nagle

Walnut Creek, California

Sharon Nagle has worked at Bold, Polisner, Maddow, Nelson & Judson since 2003. She focuses on a variety of civil litigation matters, including representation of both private and public entities. Her public entity work has emphasized defense of personal injury, trespass, and other tort litigation, and inverse condemnation litigation.  Additionally, she frequently represents courts and judges in civil litigation matters.

From 1995 through 2003 she worked for the Law Office of Thomas C. Nagle, focusing on civil litigation and appeals. Her areas of emphasis at that time included eminent domain, inverse condemnation, real property disputes, and multiple-party construction defect cases.

Ms. Nagle served on the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association from 2002-2003, on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Young Lawyers from 2001-2003, as President of the Contra Costa Barristers from 1998-2000, and was a member of the American Inns of Court from 1997-2001. She has published real estate articles in the Contra Costa County Bar Journal.

She received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1988, and her J.D. from the University of San Diego in 1995. While at U.S.D., she served as a member of the Moot Court Board.  She is a past member of the National Charity League and a current member of Boys’ Team Charity.  She also serves as a parent liaison at Campolindo High School.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation and Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1995
    • Honors: Member of the Moot Court Board
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    • B.A. - 1988

Published Works

  • Contra Costa County Bar Journal

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2002 - 2003
  • Board of Directors of the California Association of Young Lawyers, 2001 - 2003
  • Contra Costa Barristers, President, 1998 - 2000
  • American Inns of Court, Member, 1997 - 2001

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Thomas C. Nagle, 1995 - 2003