Jeffrey C. Nicholas

Nicholas Law Firm LLC


Practice Areas


University of Connecticut, B.A. Political Science 1983 American University in Cairo CASA 1982

University of Connecticut J.D. 1987

Connecticut (1987) Federal District of Connecticut (1988) District of Columbia (1989) United States Court of Appeals- Second Circuit (1993) Supreme Court of the United States (2010)

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)- workers' compensation law section and disability law section; Waterbury Bar Association Litchfield County Bar Association National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives (NOSSCR) American Association of Justice (AAJ) Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Bethlehem Employee Appeals Board Town of Bethlehem Democratic Town Committee

Welcome, everyone! As owner and operator of the Nicholas Law Firm, LLC, I have fought for the rights of Connecticut's injured and disabled since 1987. Mainly practicing in workers' compensation, personal injury, and social security disability fields, our office merges old-fashioned personal commitment and service with modern legal techniques and technology. Conveniently located in Torrington and Waterbury, we're proud to serve the legal needs of Northwest Connecticut PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Owner; The Nicholas Law Firm LLC; Torrington, CT; 1987-2015 Board of Finance; Town of Bethlehem; 2013 - 2015 Board of Finance; Town of Bethlehem; 2007 - 2009 Justice of the Peace; State of Connecticut; 2002 - 2015 First Selectman; Town of Bethlehem; 1999 - 2001 Selectman; Town of Bethlehem; 1997 - 1999 Board of Director; Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging; 1991 - 1993 Hearing Officer; City of Torrington; 1990 - 1992 Coordinator Pre-Trial Services, Connecticut Prison Association; 1986 - 1987 Claims Representative; Social Security Administration; 1983 - 1984 Union Representative; American Federation of Government Employees; 1983 - 1984 RECENT LEGAL OUTCOMES Duntz v. Ales Roofing and Caulking Co. Commissioner's: Order Affirmed (in favor of Claimant) Rosa v. Department of Children and Families: Commissioner's Order Affirmed (in favor of Claimant) Bauman and Garrity of Lakeville, Inc. v. George E. Emerson, Inc. N/A See our "Greatest Hits" at AWARDS A+ Better Business Bureau in 2015 BV Rated Martindale-Hubbell from 2005-2015 Official Citation, United States Senator Chris Murphy in 2014 Official Citation, State of Connecticut in 2014 Beautification Award, Waterbury Litter Control & Beautification Commission in 2011 Official Citation, U.S. Representative Chris Murphy in 2009 Environmental Award, Litchfield County Conservation District in 2001 Official Citation, Town of Bethlehem, Connecticut in 2001 Citation, National FFA Organization in 2000

Jeffrey C. Nicholas