Patrick B. Nicholson is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he was a member of the Editorial Board of the Loyola Law Journal. Mr. Nicholson is former Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, former chairman of the Industrial Commission Committee of the Chicago Bar Association, and is a former member of the Illinois State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Council. He is a current member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, Workplace Injury Litigation Group, and American Association for Justice. He has lectured at seminars on workers’ compensation for the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He has authored the chapter on “Total Permanent Disability” for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Workers’ Compensation Trial Notebook. He has been selected for ten consecutive years as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the field of workers’ compensation. He has been selected by the Best Lawyers in America in the practice of workers’ compensation was named Lawyer of the Year for workers’ compensation law-claimants-Chicago in 2013. He has also been awarded an AV Peer Review Rating by Lexis-Nexis Martindale Hubbel.