Beverly Hills Trial Lawyer

Outstanding Trial Lawyer Of The Year ($74 million record-setting medical malpractice)

Nicholas C. Rowley Attorney At Law

Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley LLP

“Being a trial lawyer means dedicating oneself to standing up for the rights of people, never selling out, and caring about truth and justice.  My clients are family to me. I give them my all.”

– Nicholas C. Rowley

Many consider Nicholas C. Rowley to be the most accomplished trial lawyer of his generation. He has extensive courtroom experience representing victims of serious injuries and medical malpractice, especially those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, and chronic pain. In 2009 and 2010, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) named Nick as a finalist for its prestigious “Trial Lawyer of the Year” award. Nick was also recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal for winning a “Top Verdict of 2010” for his $31.6 million jury verdict for the victim of a traumatic brain injury. In 2012, Nick was a finalist for the “Consumer Attorney of the Year” award, given by CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California). In 2009, the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego awarded Nick its “Outstanding Trial Lawyer” award. In 2013, Nick was honored with the organization’s top award – “Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year“.  Also Some of Nick’s other recent successes include a record-setting $74,525,000 verdict for a victim of medical malpractice, a $38,600,000 jury verdict for a young man who fell from a hotel balcony while intoxicated, a $17,000,000 win for woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a fall from a hotel window and a $13,860,000 win for a mild traumatic brain injury caused by an automobile crash.

Nick has served as an instructor at Gerry Spence’s famed Trial Lawyers College and delivers keynote addresses nationwide on his revolutionary approach to voir dire and damages. Other lawyers, faced with low settlement offers from insurance companies, frequently bring Nick into their cases just before trial. Nick is a relentless warrior who has prevailed in the courtroom time and time again. He prides himself on his caring and empathetic approach to working with his clients and their families, and his ability to help juries find the truth and deliver justice to the injured.

Nick is on the Board of Directors of the Imagination Workshop, which is a non-profit theater arts organization committed to using the unique power of the theater to provide life-changing artistic opportunities to the mentally ill, homeless veterans, senior citizens, and ‘at-risk’ young people. IW programs give troubled people, frequently alienated or overlooked by society, a safe way to express themselves and gain insight that often helps make their lives more successful.

Nick is also on the Honorary Board of Governors of TLC, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’  Charties, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to make a positive difference in the quality of life for people within the greater Los Angeles area, focusing on issues related to education, children, battered women, persons with disabilities, and homelessness, by providing financial assistance to needy persons and groups in the greater Los Angeles area.

Nick is the author of the book Trial By Human, where he candidly shares his approach that brings brutal honesty and humanity into the courtroom.



Published Author

In Connecting with the Jury, a CD & DVD set, Nicholas Rowley demonstrates his unique approach to cases.  You will learn how you can adopt his methods in order to achieve similar success—positive results for your clients. Connecting with the Jury and Nick’s new book, Trial by Human, can both be ordered online.

Trial by Human


Connecting with the Jury


Handling an Accident Properly

If you, or a loved one, have been in a car accident, there are a few things that should be done.
Obtain the information of the other person or persons involved in the accident. This includes their driver’s license and insurance information. You should also take a picture of the scene of the accident and any property damage.
Call the police.
Consult with a personal injury attorney before speaking to anyone representing the other party or before signing anything.
See a healthcare provider, even if you do not feel like you have been seriously injured.

When the brain itself has been damaged by some type of traumatic force, such as blow directly to the head or an impact that causes the brain to shift within the skull.

A person does not have to lose consciousness or experience a skull fracture to sustain a traumatic brain injury. For example, a car crash may not cause impact to the head, but can cause ‘whiplash’ in which the neck is rapidly jerked forward and back.

The brain strikes the edges of the skull due to the neck movement which can cause internal trauma.

Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP is a Los Angeles personal injury law firm with experienced wrongful death attorneys. A wrongful death refers to a death caused by another person’s criminal or negligent act.

The following types of deaths may be considered wrongful deaths:
drunk driver collided with a car and killed the other driver,
contractor built an unsound house which collapsed and killed the residents,
drug manufacturer produced a prescription drug that caused a fatal heart attack in a patient that took the drug, and
doctor failed to disclose to patient that lab report found cancerous cells, allowing the cancer to progress, spread and eventually kill the patient.

Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP represents individuals and their family members in Los Angeles who were injured by medical errors.

Medical malpractice occurs when a physician, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, hospital, clinic or other healthcare professional fails to care for a patient in accordance with the prevailing standard of care. If such negligence injures or kills the patient, the patient or the patient’s family members can seek compensation from those parties who committed malpractice.

Multi-million dollar record breaking results

on behalf of our clients, including:

$74.525 million for the victim of a birth injury caused by medical malpractice in San Luis Obispo

$74.525 million

$40 million for the wrongful death of a 33 year old son

$40 million

$38.6 million for a young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a fall from a hotel balcony while intoxicated

$38.6 million

$31.6 million for a young woman with a traumatic brain injury in Kern County, California

$31.6 millionInstructor, Skate Nao

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It is very important that you realize what you must do to emerge victorious in this case. You need to take the proper steps in order to preserve the validity of your case. Carefully consider the information above to increase your chances of success.

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