Nicole D. Milos focuses her practice on protecting the interests of business owners. She is often retained in retail, restaurant and hospitality matters, and litigates commercial matters, construction litigation, product liability, professional liability, fraud claims and coverage disputes. Nicole has extensive experience utilizing alternative dispute resolution tactics, including mediations. Nicole provides her clients with services to avoid liability, minimize exposure and transfer risk. Nicole specializes on finding creative opportunities to resolve cases and avoid costly and lengthy litigation.
Nicole is a graduate of John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2001), and Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame (B.S., 1998). She is a member of the Illinois bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; District Court for the District of Kansas; Northern District of Ohio; 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and 10thCircuit Court of Appeals. Nicole has also been admitted to practice on a pro hac vice basis in many states throughout the United States.
Nicole is an active member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and The Executives’ Club of Chicago. Nicole has published and presented extensively on concealed carry laws and defense strategies for cases alleging the criminal acts of third parties. She has also offered presentations regarding risk transfer strategies, best litigation practices and claim evaluation techniques.