Nicholas is an associate attorney with Kelly & Mancini, focusing his practice on real estate development, construction, and business law. He primarily works with clients seeking various state and municipal approvals for residential and commercial developments, while also advocating for clients in construction and business related disputes. Nicholas has worked with Michael Kelly on some of the firm’s most high-profile cases.
While at the New England School of Law, Nicholas worked as a summer associate for Kelly & Mancini, working closely with the associates and partners and cultivating relationships with clients.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Nicholas worked for several years as a commercial carpenter. Working on multi-million dollar projects throughout New England, Nicholas gained experience dealing with general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, and architects, as well municipal and state regulatory agencies. While working in the commercial construction field, Nicholas worked on multiple large-scale projects, including: a substation for Taunton Municipal Light and Power; a fueling station for T.F. Green Airport Authority; a waste/storm-water treatment facility for the City of Chicopee, MA; a co-generator facility for Pfizer; and an expansion of a waste water treatment facility for the Town of Erving, MA.
While in college at the University of Rhode Island, Nicholas served for two years as Philanthropic Chairman for his fraternity, the Rho Iota Kappa Chapter of Chi Phi. In this role, he organized and oversaw several blood drives for the Rhode Island Blood Center and fundraisers supporting Save the Bay and local food pantries. Nicholas was awarded the Sparks Medal twice, an honor bestowed upon the fraternity brother with the highest grade point average.