A Top Notch Reputation

Choosing an attorney can be a daunting task. In legal matters, everyone needs a professional with a proven record of successful representation with the ability to assist clients in difficult decisions. The Law offices of Joseph J Nicholson has earned a reputation for top-notch legal representation through its high quality legal work.

Joseph J. Nicholson, Jr.

  • Born: Newport, Rhode Island, August 28, 1956
  • Graduated: Providence College, 1978 ...
  • Law Degree: University of Baltimore, 1984
  • Admitted to Rhode Island Bar, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island, 1984
  • Law Clerk, U.S. District Court Magistrate, 1984-85
  • City of Newport, Asst. City Solicitor, 1985-87
  • City of Newport, City Solicitor, 1988 to present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • Acting City Manager, Feb. 2002 - Nov. 2002
  • Arbitrator NASD
  • Arbitrator New York Stock Exchange
  • Member: Newport County, Rhode Island and American Bar Associations, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Craig S. Sampson

  • Born: Jamestown, NY, October 23, 1960
  • Graduated: Hobart College, 1982
  • Law Degree: Case Western Reserve University, 1985
  • Admitted to Connecticut Bar, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, CT, 1986
  • Admitted to Rhode Island Bar, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island, 1989
  • Member: Newport County, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and American Bar Associations