About Nicholas C. Rowley
Nick Rowley Named 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year
The CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award is one of the most significant honors bestowed upon a civil trial lawyer and highlights those who have shown exceptional trial skills and achieved unmatched victories on behalf of injury victims and families. Read More
Nick Rowley Named To National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Top 50 Verdicts Of 2018
Nick Rowley, partner and lead trial lawyer at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley and founder and trial lawyer at Trial Lawyers for Justice, was named to the National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers of 2018 for having a top 50 verdict in the country.
Nick Rowley Named To Los Angeles Top Litigators Of 2018
Nick Rowley, founder of Trial Lawyers for Justice and partner at Carpenter, Zuckerman, & Rowley, was recently named to the Los Angeles Business Journal Top Litigators of 2018.
The piece highlights top litigation attorneys in all practice areas. To view a PDF of the issue, click here.
Nick Featured In “Justice For All” Piece In The Jefferson Herald
Nick was featured in a piece titled “Justice For All” in the Jefferson Herald, highlighting his accomplishments over his career and fighting to win over $1 Billion for personal injury victims and their families. Continue reading the PDF here.
Nick Is Listed In TopVerdict.com’s 100 Largest US Verdicts
Nick was listed in TopVerdict.com’s top 100 verdicts of 2015 in the United States. His $40M jury trial verdict against TGI Friday’s ranked 49th largest verdict in the United States in 2015.
Nick Starts Trial by Human
Nick founded Trial by Human, a constantly growing collection of educational materials, seminars, a book, and more focused on helping other lawyers improve their courtroom and trial skills. The focus of Trial by Human is on helping lawyers be “human” in the courtroom and teaching them how to get to know their clients on a deeper level.
Nick And Courtney Rowley Get Married
Nick and Courtney Rowley got married September 7, 2012 in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco.
Nick Joins Carpenter, Zuckerman, & Rowley
Nick joins the law firm Carpenter, Zuckerman, & Rowley based in the Los Angeles Area in California to continue to fight for the rights of those injured in the state of California.
Nick Starts The Law Firm Trial Lawyers for Justice (TL4J)
Nick started the law firm Trial Lawyers for Justice (TL4J), his primary law firm, to focus on fighting insurance companies to get compensation for those who have been injured.
Nick Opens His First Firm
Following law school, Nick became an attorney at law firm in California, where due to his medical background in the military he naturally excelled in handling cases involving complex medical issues and personal injury. After practicing for just 18 months, Nick opened his own firm, Rowley and Rinaldelli. At the age of just 25, Nick was becoming a well-known name in the arena of civil litigation and jury trials, coining the motto “I’ll do any jury trial, anywhere, anytime, against anyone if it’s a client worth fighting for”.
Nick Enrolls In Law School & Graduates
Following active duty, Nick decided to move to California and enroll in law school. With $500 in his pocket, Nick moved to California, living out of his car until his student loan and G.I. Bill money came in. Nick enrolled in law school at University of La Verne Law School and graduated in December 2001.
Nick’s First Son Is Born; Nick Is Now A Proud Father Of 11 Children
Nick Rowley is the proud father of 8 sons and 3 daughters. His oldest son, Tristan Rowley (19), is in the US Navy as a corpsman/medic. Corban Rowley is 16 and is a wrestler and high school student. Nicholas Rowley, Jr. is 13 and is a 8th grader and wrestler. Evan Rowley is 12 and is in 7th grade. Elan Rowley is 10 and is in the 4th grade. Finlay Rowley is 6 and is in kindergarten. Coralin Rowley is 5 and is in kindergarten. Emma Rowley is 4 and is in pre-school. Odan Rowley is 2 and Greta Rowley is 7 months old.
Ethan Rowley would be 7 years old but he died shortly after being born. He had breathing problems and needed a ventilator for 24 hours. He would have been fine, but a respiratory therapist hooked him up to the wrong ventilator and blew his lungs up and negligently killed him. Ethan died because of medical malpractice.
Nick Enlists In The United States Air Force
At the age of 17, Nick enlisted in the United States Air Force. With the support of tuition assistance provided by the military, Nick earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology at the age of 19 from Park College in Park, Missouri. During this time, he also became involved in cage fighting and mixed martial arts. He served over 3 years active duty in the Air Force based in both Texas as well as Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. Nick also served an additional 3 years in the US Army Reserves.
Nick’s Parents Divorce Splitting Up Family
In 5th grade, Nick’s parents divorced. His mom and siblings moved back to Iowa, however Nick remained with his father on the bordertown in Arizona. Growing up in Arizona, there was a time where Nick and his father were homeless and lived in parking lots. From this time, Nick started working odd construction jobs, field work, and worked at a small engine repair shop.
Nick Moves To Nogales, Arizona
When Nick was in second grade, his family moved to a border town in Arizona called Nogales. In Nogales, Nick was the only non-Hispanic child in his class and one of only a few non-Hispanic children in the entire school. During this time, Nick was constantly tormented, bullied, physically beaten by other school kids on multiple occasions and even stabbed with a knife in the 5th grade. Nick learned what it was like to be bullied, but eventually became assimilated into the culture and was eventually accepted. During this time, Nick also learned how to speak Spanish fluently.
Nick Rowley Was Born
Nick was born to Charles Kenneth Rowley and Joanne Stevenson-Rowley on August 22, 1977. He lived on a small farm in Storm Lake, Iowa until he was 4 years old.
WHY CHOOSE NICK
Nick has won over 100 jury verdicts and is considered one of the best personal injury attorneys in the country.
Nick has won over $1 Billion in jury verdicts and settlements for his clients and fights tirelessly to make insurance companies do what's right.
Nick is compassionate and personally attends to the needs of each and every client to fight for their legal rights when they are injured.
Bellweather Case Settlement Against Toyota
Nick was lead trial lawyer in the bellweather case against Toyota for unintended acceleration.
Bar Over-Serving DUI Car Accident
For the victim of a car accident in which the driver was over-served at a restaurant/bar
Medical Malpractice Verdict Against Physician
Nick represented a family after their daughter developed cerebral palsy after a negligent delivery.
TGI Friday’s Stabbing Death Verdict
Nick represented a family whose loved one was stabbed to death at a TGI Friday’s restaurant in 2009.
Beltran v. Home Depot
Carter v. Kern High School District
Lin v. LA County MTA
Bronson v. Foley
TJ Simers Awarded $15.45 Million Verdict In Retrial For Violation Of Civil Rights, Age, and Disability Discrimination After the LA Times Convinced The Court to Set Aside the Previous Jury Verdict of $7.1 Million
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 19, 2019 — A Los Angeles, California jury awarded $15.45 million to T.J. Simers in a lawsuit he filed against his previous employer, The LA Times, for violating his civil rights and wrongfully discriminating against him based upon his age and disability. Simers previously won a $7.1 million verdict against the LA Times in 2015, however the … Read More TJ Simers Awarded $15.45 Million Verdict In Retrial For Violation Of Civil Rights, Age, and Disability Discrimination After the LA Times Convinced The Court to Set Aside the Previous Jury Verdict of $7.1 Million
Article By Nick Rowley Featured In The Advocate Magazine
Trial Lawyer Nick Rowley recently wrote an article for The Advocate Magazine titled “How to think about, discuss, and present money damages in voir dire and opening statement”. The article dives deep into Nick’s strategies into asking for specific damages and how to convince the judge that it’s not preconditioning. This strategy has helped Nick … Read More Article By Nick Rowley Featured In The Advocate Magazine
Nick Rowley Named CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year
Trial Lawyer Nick Rowley, partner at Carpenter, Zuckerman, & Rowley and founder of Trial Lawyers for Justice, has been named the 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year. The CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award is one of the most significant honors bestowed upon a civil trial lawyer and highlights those who have shown exceptional trial skills and … Read More Nick Rowley Named CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year
Nick Rowley Named To National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Top 50 Verdicts Of 2018
Nick Rowley, partner and lead trial lawyer at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley and founder and trial lawyer at Trial Lawyers for Justice, was named to the National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers of 2018 for having a top 50 verdict in the country. The award was a result of Rowley winning a $131,000,375.00 jury verdict … Read More Nick Rowley Named To National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Top 50 Verdicts Of 2018