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Nicholas William Richardson

also known as Nick Richardson, Nicholas W. Richardson

About Me

In Chicago's Northwest Suburbs, the lawyer to come to for lasting family law solutions is Nicholas W. Richardson. He has helped many Illinois families resolve their family law matters as quickly as legally possible. His calm, understanding approach to your problems is honest and straightforward. His attentive, cost-effective personal service brings you comfort and closure. His representation is tailored to your goals.


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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 55%
    11 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 45%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Stuart Allan Reid

    Nick is a diligent and knowledgable attorney who works hard for his clients. I am glad to endorse him.


    Stuart Reid Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Robert Joseph Irsuto

    Nick is an excellent attorney whom I have referred individuals to in the past and they have been very happy with his services.


    Robert Irsuto Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Nicholas W. Richardson, P.C.

800 E. Northwest Hwy., ste 321
Palatine, IL, 60074


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Appreciation of Service: Board of GovernorsNorthwest Suburban Bar Association2012
Certificate of Appreciation: Paternity Court FacilitatorNorthwest Suburban Bar Association2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney & OwnerLaw Office of Nicholas W. Richardson, P.C.2009 - Present
AttorneyLagattuta & DeGrazia, P.C.2007 - 2009
AttorneyLinda K. Schneider & Associates2003 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationCo-chair Matrimonial Law Committee2013 - Present
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationParliamentarian2011 - 2012
Homeowners AssociationCurrent President, Previous Treasurer2009 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Family LawVarious
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Publication NameTitleDate
Daily HeraldLocal Attorney Admitted to Bar of U.S. Supreme Court2013
Chicago TribuneCondo Laws in Need of a Digital Upgrade2013
TribLocal, Chicago TribuneThe Importance of Following Up--Nick Richardson's Take2011
TribLocal, Chicago TribuneThree To-Do's for Your Business: Nick Richardson's Take2010
TribLocal, Chicago TribuneCustomer Service Done Right: Nick Richardson's Take2010
TribLocal, Chicago TribuneLove Your Librarian2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of MissouriJournalismBachelor of Journalism2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lunch & Learn ModeratorRecent & Critical Case Decisions2013