McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP
10866 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 474-1582 www.mcnicholaslaw.com
With more than 25 yearsâ€™ experience as a trial lawyer, Partner Patrick McNicholas exclusively represents victims in catastrophic injury, product liability, sexual assault and other consumer-oriented matters, such as civil rights and aviation disasters.
Mr. McNicholas has tried and settled numerous noteworthy cases, including a $44 million settlementÂ for air crash victims, a $10.8 million jury verdict awarded to a minor molested by a school teacher, a $10 million jury verdict to a construction worker who suffered a compound femur fracture, a $6 million settlement on behalf of a family for the death of their father while working in an MTA tunnel, and many more.
Mr. McNicholas has authored a multitude of articles on various topics from the â€œEffective Use of Your Expert Witnessesâ€ to â€œPreparing an Employment Case for Trial.â€ He serves on the Board of Directors for Urban Compass, an organization he co-founded that works tirelessly to provide a continuum of stability and support through education for kids living in the inner city.
Among his scholarly endeavors, Mr. McNicholas served as Student Body President at his alma mater, University of San Francisco, and was an intern with the White House prior to law school. Mr. McNicholas has also been a guest lecturer at Pepperdine University and has taught Trial Advocacy at Whittier College School of Law.
Juris Doctor: McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento
Bachelor of Arts: University of San Francisco
Honors & Awards
U.S. News â€“ Best LawyersÂ®Â Â â€œBest Law Firmsâ€
National Law JournalÂ Plaintiffâ€™s Trailblazers
Southern California Super Lawyers
Southern California Super LawyersÂ Top 100 Lawyers
Benchmark LitigationÂ CaliforniaÂ Litigation Star
Benchmark LitigationÂ Labor & Employment Litigation Star
Professional Associations & Memberships
American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
University of California Irvine Civil Justice Research Institute, Board of Advisors
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, Patron
American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Board of Trial Advocates, Board of Governors
Board of Directors for Urban Compass, Member/Founder
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governors
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Board of Trustees
University of San Francisco, Board of Trustees
Los Angeles Trial Lawyersâ€™ Charities, Honorary Board of Governors