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Peter L. Nichols - Springfield, NJ

530 Morris AvenueSuite 300 Springfield, NJ 07081

Updated: 01/22/2024

Springfield Litigation Lawyer

Overview

I am a litigation attorney with experience in the courts of New Jersey and New York. At present, my practice is primarily in estates litigation but I also handle commercial litigation matters and occasional criminal and traffic violation defense. In 1984, I left the law and returned to school, receiving a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto...

About Peter L. Nichols

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Estates
  • Commercial
  • Minor Criminal/Traffic Offense

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2009
  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2009

Classes and Seminars

  • Taught as adjunct professor, political science, philosophy, and expositional writing at colleges in New York and New Jersey 1996-2007

Past Positions

  • Vyzas & Associates, P.C., Kearny, New Jersey , Litigation Associate, 2010 - 2016
  • Manhattan D.A.'s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1981 - 1984

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1977
    J.D.
  • University of Toronto, 1985
    M.A.
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Concentration in Political Philosophy
  • University of Toronto, 1990
    Ph.D.
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Concentration in Political Philosophy
  • Yale University, 1974
    B.A.

Articles

Published Works

  • “Due Process and War: A Critique of Rasul v. Bush and Related Academic Commentary” Engage (Federalist Society) 2005.
  • “The Panhandler’s First Amendment Right: A Critique of Loper v. NYPD and Related Academic Commentary,” South Carolina Law Review 1997.
  • 21 pieces in the American Thinker (on-line political publication) 2015-present.
  • “The Comedy of the Just City,” Chapter in Frost and Mhire, The Political Theory of Aristophanes, Albany: SUNY Press 2017.
  • Aristophanes’ Novel Forms: The Political Role of Drama, London: Minerva Press 1998.

Office Information

Address

530 Morris AvenueSuite 300 Springfield, NJ 07081

Fax

  • (973) 379-6898

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

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