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Nicholas Patrick Kelly

Nicholas Patrick Kelly has recovered millions of dollars every year for his clients. Nicholas centers his career on protecting people’s rights, both inside and outside the courtroom, against some of the most powerful insurance companies in the world. He focuses on personal injury law, with specific areas of practice in car accident claims, truck accident claims, premises liability cases, and wrongful death claims.

Nicholas graduated from the University of Illinois, College of Law where he was awarded a merit-based full-tuition scholarship.

Nicholas aggressively represents injured individuals and their families in personal injury and wrongful death matters. Over the course of his education and career, Nicholas has fought tirelessly against insurance companies, corporations, and institutions that prey on the vulnerability of the public. He treats every client’s case with care, attention, and compassion as if each client were a family member.

He understands that, in most instances, his clients are experiencing the most difficult times of their lives and are relying on him exclusively to protect their best interests. As such, he works around the clock to ensure that he maximizes their recoveries and achieves the best possible outcomes in their cases. Nicholas takes pride in knowing the facts, the law, and how to persuade judges and juries.

Client Reviews

“Legal matters are high stress and when you’re dealing with an injury on top of it, they can be nothing short of overwhelming. Lawyers can be very difficult to deal with, however, that was NOT my experience with this group of attorneys. Nick Kelly was extremely compassionate and is invested in my case. He promised that he would fight hard for me and he was true to his word. Nick Kelly is available when you need him and communicates every step of the way. Nick Kelly spends the time needed explaining things thoroughly to his clients. Nick Kelly makes certain he truly understood my perspective and what I am and will continue going through. Personal Injury cases can be a long process and throughout litigation, his integrity never wavered. Thank you for being my voice and fighting hard for my well-being Nick. You made this long road ahead a little easier and my legal journey painless. Best of luck in your future.” 

-Jenny W. 

“Nick Kelley is an amazing, hardworking and committed attorney . He did a wonderful job working with me and my family. He communicated with us effectively, answered all our questions and always looked for our best interest . We feel very honored to have worked with him.” 

-Thelma T. 


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation


  • Back injury – $2.5 million recovery
  • Shoulder injury – $925k recovery
  • Knee injury – $1 million recovery
  • Leg injury – $575k recovery
  • Finger injury – $210k recovery
  • Dog bite injury – $201.5k recovery
  • Concussion injury – $750k recovery


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, B.A., Philosophy (Minors in English and History)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Media Appearances

Awards & Accolades

  • Illinois Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars List, 2024

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