During these challenging times, Severson & Werson remains open and in full operation, consistent with the firm’s previously established contingency planning. While many of our attorneys and staff will be working remotely, as a firm, we continue in full operation. We are here to help, as always.


Nandor B. Krause

Nandor B. Krause

Recognized for his facility during complex trials, Nandor Krause’s persuasive litigation presence and intelligent presentation of evidence have contributed to numerous defense verdicts in high-demand cases.

Nandor handles challenging, large-exposure cases for California businesses, employers and their insurers.

Nandor has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict including motor vehicle accidents, asbestos exposure, commercial business disputes, construction site accidents, construction disputes, product liability and elevator accidents. Whether it’s a multi-vehicle tractor trailer accident, major product failure or large scale property loss, Nandor brings 27 years of experience to help the client meet its goals.  He is a member of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in its San Francisco Chapter.

Nandor’s diverse dispute-resolution achievements span cases involving defective products and premises liability issues, food borne illnesses, toxic torts, construction disputes, vehicular accidents, HOA issues and elevator or escalator induced injuries.

Nandor actively participates in professional and civic groups, including the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, Northern California Elevator Industry Group and various trucking organizations. He has served as the president of the Ballistic United Soccer Club, and is an NCAA soccer referee.


  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • San Jose State University, B.A., 1987


  • California
  • Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit