Location: Chicago, Illinois
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Peter C. Nozicka is an associate attorney at Trapp & Geller who handles all aspects of personal injury matters. He began his career representing injured persons and their families in medical negligence, automobile and transportation accident, construction negligence, premises liability, and sexual assault cases. He then served as judicial law clerk for now-Illinois Appellate Justice Eileen O’Neill Burke on the Commercial Calendar of the Circuit Court of Cook County, where he drafted over 150 contested motion decisions and trial orders. Prior to joining Trapp & Geller he represented academic and community hospitals in medical negligence and guardianship matters, as well as a construction company in asbestos litigation. He knows how judges and defense attorneys view cases, and he utilizes that knowledge to aggressively obtain significant results for his injured clients.
Peter received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served as a member and senior editor of Annals of Health Law, published an article on the equal access provision of the Medicaid statute, and received the CALI award in his advanced torts class. He currently serves as the Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s Tort Litigation Committee. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, including its Amicus and Young Lawyer’s Committees. Peter drafted an amicus brief to the Illinois Supreme Court on behalf of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association in the case of O’Toole v. Chicago Zoological Society that led to an 8-0 decision in the Plaintiff’s favor, preserved the rights of Illinois citizens, and protected Illinois citizens’ access to the civil justice system.