Nicholas J. Leonardis - Certified Civil Trial Attorney
Nick is proud to be selected as the 2014 Trial Lawyer of the year by MCTLA.
During the course of his career, Nick has handled well over 1500 personal injury claims. He has tried Nearly 100 cases and has recovered over $150 Million for his clients.
Nick was Born in Brooklyn New York. He was raised in Middlesex County NJ where he currently resides with his Wife of 17 years and their two children.
Nick obtained his B.S in Finance from St. Johns University in New York in 1988.
In 1991 Nick received his J.D from Seton Hall University School Of Law. Following graduation, He completing a Prestigious Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Hermann Breitkopf, the Assignment Judge for The Middlesex County Superior Court.
In 1992, Nick began his career in Private Practice for a very well respected Personal Injury Firm in Middlesex County. In only 5 years he became their youngest Partner and remained Partner until he became the founding Partner of Stathis & Leonardis in 2002.
Nicks special interest has always been in the representation of Accident victims. He is their voice against the Big insurance companies who deny his clients what they are entitled to. "Fair Compensation" for their injuries which have resulted from the neglect of others.
Nick takes great pride in the personal attention he provides each of his clients and the special relationship he has built with each of them. All clients have his personal cell number in the event an emergency arises. All clients are treated like members of his family Because they are all a part of his "Stathis & Leonardis" family.
As a "Certified Civil Trial Attorney" Nick has obtained a distinction possessed by only 2-3% of the Attorneys in the entire State of New Jersey. As a result of His experience and expertise in Litigation and trial technique he has repeatedly been invited to Lecture for multiple organizations to speak to other fellow lawyers about trial technique, trial strategy and Technology in the Courtrooms.
In both 2013 and 2014 Nick has been Acknowledged as a " Super Lawyer " by the New Jersey Law Journal and in April 2013 Nick was named a "Top Lawyer" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
Nick is proud of his Pro Bono services as Well. He has been an active member of "Trial Lawyers Care" (T.L.C). This organization of Trial Lawyers represented victims and families of the World Trade Center Tragedy. He represented one of the few survivors and was able to secure for his client the 2nd largest recovery from the fund dedicated for the Victims.
Nick is the Past President of the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association and a Past Member of the Board Of Governor for the NJ Division of the American Trial Lawyers Association.