John Nickola

John Nickola

Personal Injury Attorney



1015 Church St, Flint, MI 48502

ABOUT John Nickola

Choosing your lawyer in a criminal matter or personal injury may be the most important decision of your life. I am proud of my reputation as a proven trial attorney who fights successfully to protect my clients and their families.

John D. Nickola is a lawyer that other lawyers choose. A Premier Top Trial Lawyer for the National Trial Lawyers Association. He has a proven track record who has attained statewide recognition for his ability and dedication to his clients. In recognition of his commitment to excellence, Mr. Nickola was designated as one of Michigan’s top ten lawyers by the prestigious Michigan lawyer’s Weekly newspaper. In addition, Mr. Nickola has been recognized as one of Michigan’s “Super Lawyers” by Law and Politics Magazine for his accomplishments and his successes on behalf of his clients.

He is rated at the highest level of professional excellence and has also received the highest possible ratings for integrity and ability (A V) from Martindale Hubbell Law Directory and other lawyers.

Mr. Nickola has been an instructor for Michigan’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education, teaching and lecturing to other lawyers about trial tactics, techniques, and the law. In addition, he has been a featured speaker at a number of medical and hospital seminars, as well as schools on professional liability and responsibility.

He has testified before the Michigan Legislature and has been consulted by lawmakers regarding the State of Michigan. He is one of the few lawyers in Michigan who have been certified as a trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His entire career has been dedicated to successfully fighting for the rights of individuals in their quest for justice against large corporations and insurance companies.

John Nickola’s clients have been impressed and very pleased with his services and the outstanding results he has obtained for them.


Named one of Michigan’s Top Ten Lawyers of the year. Designated as one of Michigan’s “Super Lawyers”. Assistant prosecutor, Genesee County, 1965-1967. Speaker, No Fault Automobile Update, 1984-1993. Faculty Trial Advocacy Skills Workshop, Institute of continuing legal Education, 1984-1993. Genesee County commissioner, 2001-2002. Circuit court mediator, 1976. U.S. Federal court mediator, 1983-1992.


  • University of Michigan
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1966.


  • 1966
  • Michigan and U.S. District Court
  • Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan;
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • 6th Circuit.


Genesee county and Shiawassee County Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan; Flint Trial Lawyers Association (vice president, 1972-1974; president, 1975-1976); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (member, Board of Directors, 1987-1990); Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Certified as Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy).

810-767-54201015 Church St.
Flint, MI 48502



Nickola Law past results are not express or implied prediction of future success, and should not be construed as such. Past results cannot guarantee future performance. Any result in a single case is not meant to create an expectation of similar results in future matters because each case involves many factors, therefore, results will differ on a case-by-case basis. This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of an attorney/client relationship. Testimonials are not a guarantee, warranty, or prediction of the outcome of your case. By providing certain contact information herein, you are expressly authorizing the recipient of this message to contact you via the methods of communication provided.

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