Our Team

Katie Dougherty



Katie has extensive experience working in the recruiting industry and combines her solid foundation of recruiting and her knowledge of the legal field to strategically assist candidates in finding the best positions. She works diligently to build relationships with candidates built on trust and integrity. Her enthusiasm for assisting others and her ability to recruit for difficult to fill positions sets Katie apart in the industry.

Her favorite part of the job is meeting wonderful people and working to assist them in finding the best match for their next career move. She works with candidates to assess their skills as well as their interests to find the best fit.

Email: katie@nexus-searchgroup.com

Nicole Sutton



Nicole has 15 years of experience in the Southern California legal recruiting community. She has had the opportunity to assist over 100 legal support professionals and attorneys find new positions in law firms and in-house companies in many different industries. Her experience working as an attorney recruiter within an AmLaw 100 firm, gives Nicole a unique perspective into the day to day life as a legal professional. 

Her favorite part of the job is when she is able to help people achieve their career goals . She realizes looking for a new position is a stressful, intense process and prides herself on always being accessible to her candidates when they need guidance. 

Email: nicole@nexus-searchgroup.com

Alicia Vargas



Alicia specializes in placing associate attorneys with top-tier, national, regional and boutique law firms throughout California. With over 15 years of recruiting experience devoted exclusive to the legal industry, Alicia has gained extensive market knowledge and is able to match the right candidate with the right firm. She is motivated by the long-term success for both her clients and candidates.


Her favorite part of the job is getting to know her clients and candidates. She enjoys putting a targeted job-search plan in place and matching a candidate with a firm that will make the perfect fit. Building relationships based on trust, honesty and integrity is her objective. 


Email: alicia@nexus-searchgroup.com