Nickolas M. Jerde

Nickolas M. Jerde

Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law


Nickolas is an associate attorney at Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol, LLC practicing in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. He has tried cases and argued appeals before both arbitrators and commissioners at the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. He has successfully handled Workers’ Compensation claims for injured workers employed in all trades including nursing, construction, clerical, food services and distribution.

Nickolas grew up in Ottawa, Illinois and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Illinois State University. He then continued his education at the University of Dayton School Of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 2013. He has been an active member of Illinois State Bar Association since 2013.