Aggressive Representation & Personal Service – “A Courtroom Bulldog Who Won’t be Leashed”
Settlement of $3,450,000.00:

In a motor vehicle case involving a Guttenberg woman who was a driver involved in a head-on collision with a motor vehicle negligently operated by a car dealership's employee resulting in catastrophic injuries. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $8,125,000:

In a motor vehicle case involving a New York man who was a passenger involved in a head-on collision in Cochecton, New York, causing him to sustain fractures and head injuries. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $5,120,000:

After successfully obtaining a jury verdict of $7,400,000 in a case involving a Hackensack cardiologist who sustained catastrophic injuries after being forcefully knocked down as a pedestrian by a motor vehicle. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $3,000,000:

In a case involving an infant who sustained blindness after she bent down to pick up a toy and her left eye contacted a sharp protruding bar from a display rack. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Jury Verdict of $1,600,000:

In a case involving a man who sustained catastrophic injuries when a vehicle in front of him negligently ran over a tire, propelling it and knocking him off his motorcycle. Read More

Settlement of $1,500,000:

In a case involving a Teaneck woman who was injured when, as a pedestrian, she was struck by a vehicle causing her to become pinned between two vehicles. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,800,000 :

in a case involving a Staten Island teenager who sustained injuries after having been shot in his eye with a BB-Gun pellet. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,200,000:

In a case involving an East Rutherford woman who was injured when she was struck as a pedestrian lawfully crossing a crosswalk in Hackensack, New Jersey. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $965,000:

In a case involving a Rochelle Park man who sustained injuries while he was working as a forklift operator when the forklift flipped over and pinned him underneath the roll cage. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Jury Verdict of $750,000:

In compensatory damages plus $10,000 in medical expenses in a case involving a Middlesex County woman who was sexually assaulted by two on-duty uniformed police officers employed by New Jersey Transit Police Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,300,000:

for four employees of the Township of Howell claiming discrimination and a hostile work environment against the township, the township municipal court, and Court Administrator. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $4,000,000:

In cash and benefits for her client in a lawsuit filed against Bergen County, New Jersey for allowing their employee to force Arnold’s client to perform fellatio on him. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Confidential 7 figure settlement:

In a suit brought on a behalf of the brother of world renowned playwright Leonard Melfi whose dead body was desiccated and buried in a mass grave. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Francesca Aiello-Nicholas
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Francesca Nicholas is a Partner and trial lawyer of the Law Offices Rosemarie Arnold representing injured parties in areas of personal injury, employment discrimination and specializing in cases dealing with catastrophic injuries.

Francesca graduated from Fordham University, Bronx, New York in 1993 earning her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in criminal justice.  During the last two years of college, she worked at the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department and assisted in coordinating assignments for work release inmates.

Francesca graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1997 earning her Juris Doctor degree.  After law school, Francesca completed a Judicial Clerkship from 1997-1998 with the Honorable Lawrence D. Smith, Ret. J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County.  She was admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the Federal Courts of New Jersey in January of 1998.

After completing her yearlong Judicial Clerkship, Francesca practiced law for five years in a small personal injury firm in Clifton, New Jersey where she actively tried cases.

Francesca joined the Law Offices Rosemarie Arnold as an Associate and trial lawyer in June of 2003.  She has successfully tried cases in many counties in the State of New Jersey and has also successfully settled cases vigorously advocating for her clients.

On a personal note, Francesca is a long time resident of Bergen County since the age of 4 where she and her husband are raising two children, and is fluent in Italian.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury- Plaintiffs
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports Injuries
  • Litigation and Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Fordham University
    • B.A. - 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bergen Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • The Honorable Mark M. Russello, J.S.C., Bergen County Superior Court Family Division, Judicial Internship, 1996
  • The Honorable Lawrence D. Smith, J.S.C., Bergen County Superior Court Law Division, Judicial Clerkship, 1997 to 1998

Languages

  • English
  • Italian