Paul F. Nichols, Principal with Nichols Zauzig, has been named to the 2019 Class of “Leaders in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The awards program recognizes lawyers who are setting the standard for other lawyers in Virginia and named 30 people to the 2019 class. The honorees were celebrated recently at a reception in Richmond.
Mr. Nichols, a founder of Nichols Zauzig, has achieved nationwide recognition from his peers in the practice of family law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization with stringent requirements for membership, including peer review and testing. In addition, Mr. Nichols has received Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating (Preeminent AV) for legal ability and ethics.
Mr. Nichols has been named a Super Lawyer® for the past 13 years and a U.S. News-Best Lawyers® Best Lawyer annually since 2006. He is regularly named among the Top Lawyers for Family Law in Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine. Mr. Nichols has lectured on various family law topics to local bar associations in Northern Virginia, and throughout the state for the Virginia State Bar and Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
For a complete list of the Virginia “Leaders in the Law” honorees, click here. Every honoree was interviewed for a profile in the special supplement to Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Mr. Nichols’ interview appears below.
Nichols Zauzig was founded in 1989 by Mr. Nichols and Charles J. Zauzig, who is a past honoree of the Virginia “Leaders in the Law.” The firm’s practice areas are divorce and family law, medical malpractice/personal injury and criminal defense. Nichols Zauzig has offices in Woodbridge, Manassas and Stafford, Virginia.