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 a decade of recruiting experience devoted exclusive to the legal industry, Alicia has gained extensive market knowledge. She can help her candidates make informed decisions based on their personal career goals. 

Her favorite part of the job is getting to know her candidates, putting a targeted job-search plan in place, and matching them with firms that will make the perfect fit. Being an advocate for her candidates is her goal.

Email: alicia@nexus-searchgroup.com