Attorney Robert Nicola is managing partner of the firm. He has been with the law firm of Owens, Schine & Nicola since 1968. Resident in the firm's Trumbull office, Attorney Nicola concentrates his practice in the areas of Matrimonial Law, Commercial Litigation, Educational Law and Personal Injury Law.
Attorney Nicola attended Franklin & Marshall College, where he graduated with a B.A. in History in 1964. While at Franklin & Marshall College, Attorney Nicola was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Thereafter, Attorney Nicola attended the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he graduated in 1967.
Upon discharge from his active military service, Attorney Nicola joined Owens & Schine, and has been here ever since, rising through the ranks to become managing partner. Attorney Nicola has been an active member of the Town of Easton. Attorney Nicola is a former member and Chairman of the Easton Conservation Commission. Attorney Nicola also served as Town Attorney for the Town of Easton between 1980 and 1983 and currently is a member and Chairman of the Easton Police Commission. Attorney Nicola is also a past member of the University of Bridgeport Board of Associates, the Easton Lions, and the Easton Historic Society. He has served on the St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church Counsel since 1968. Attorney Nicola is also a member of the Bridgeport Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association and American Bar Association; the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Nicola was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1967, the US District Court of Connecticut in 1968, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit in 1969 and the United States Supreme Court in 1971.