NICHOLAS C. ROBER, JR., focuses his practice on personal injury, divorce/family law, construction litigation, criminal defense, DUI defense, estate planning, and real estate law.
Nicholas has diverse experience in both criminal and civil law. Since his senior year of college when he began his first internship with the a public defender office in his home of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Nicholas has been involved in the law. He is an experienced litigator who has a true passion for helping his clients.
Prior to opening Rober Law, Nicholas practiced at Blickhan, Timmerwilke & Woodworth in Quincy, Illinois. There he represented clients in divorce, family, criminal, personal injury and workers' compensation cases. Before moving back to Quincy, Illinois in 2019, Nicholas worked for the Chicago based, insurance defense law firm, Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd. At LEF, Nicholas was assigned to the litigation department and predominately handled cases involving motor vehicle accidents, semi-truck accidents, premises liability, and nursing home negligence under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
Prior to practicing at Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd., Nicholas worked in private practice at Pollock, Ennis & Heck in Quincy, Illinois, handling personal injury, divorce, family, construction, criminal, and workers' compensation cases. While attending law school, he volunteered as a law clerk for the Washtenaw County Public Defender Office in Ann Arbor, Michigan, defending indigent clients in misdemeanor and felony matters under Michigan Supreme Court Rule 8.120. Nicholas also served as a 711 Law Clerk for the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, prosecuting traffic and criminal cases in Aurora, Illinois.
Nicholas and his wife, Gabrielle, moved from the Chicago area in 2019 and decided that they would make Quincy, Illinois their permanent home. They spend the majority of their time outside of work spending time with their three dogs, going to Mark Twain Lake and being outdoors.
Nicholas is a former collegiate baseball player and has volunteered in both Michigan and Illinois with several schools and travel baseball teams as a coach. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, jet skiing, wakeboarding, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
Nicholas received his B.A. from Concordia University in 2010 and his J.D. from Western Michigan University in 2014.
Nicholas is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois.