JOSEPH F. NICHOLAS
T 440.287.8320 | F 440.248.8861
Joe focuses his practice in the defense of various professionals including lawyers, accountants, and insurance agents and brokers for claims of malpractice, errors and omissions, as well as professional licensing issues.
In addition to his professional liability practice, Joe has significant experience handling commercial trucking (long haul and short haul) as well as commercial coach carrier matters. His practice also includes litigation of insurance coverage and bad faith issues, various general liability claims, and construction defect matters as well as counselling small and mid-size companies relative to risk management.
Joe was named President and Managing Partner of MRR in 2012 and prior to that he served as Administrative Partner-in-Charge of the Cleveland office from 2000 – 2012.
Before joining the firm in 1991, he worked as a claims representative at Progressive Casualty Insurance Company for two years adjusting private passenger automobile claims. He also worked for Transport Insurance Company in Dallas, Texas, as a Claims Branch Manager, Regional Claims Manager, and then as a Claims Attorney where he managed commercial trucking claims.