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About Me

Adele Nicholas is a civil rights lawyer dedicated to representing the interests of victims of civil rights violations in police misconduct and employment discrimination matters.


Practice Areas


  1. Civil Rights: 75%
    7 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
    7 years
  3. Personal Injury: 5%



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Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

    I endorse this lawyer.


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  • KiKi Maria Mosley

    Ms. Nicholas is very clearly dedicated to advocating for her clients' constitutional rights. She cares deeply about what she does and I would recommend her without hesitating to my own clients.


    KiKi Mosley Immigration Attorney
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Contact Info

Nicholas Law Office

4510 N. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJackowiak Law Office2008 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Police Accountability Project -- Chicago ChapterN/A2010 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Rivera v. Village of StreamwoodJury Verdict in favor of Plaintiff, $200,000
Johnson v. Chicago Board of EducationJury verdict in favor of Plaintiff
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Northwestern UniversityJournalismBS Journalism2004