Nicholas L. Ortiz

Firm Affiliation: 
Senior Associate

Mr. Ortiz has joined the firm after spending over 20 years representing both individuals and corporations in all aspects of civil litigation matters. He has extensive experience in cases involving serious personal injuries, motor vehicle accidents, asbestos, premises liability, property damage and products liability. He began his legal career at the law offices of John J. .Branigan & Associates (1990 – 1996), and continued at the law offices of Branigan & Ortiz (1996-2011). He joined the firm in September, 2011.

Admissions: 
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Education: 

Undergraduate: Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA. Humanities. 1987
Law School: Temple University School of Law. J.D. 1990

Publications, Seminars & Lectures: 

Appointed by the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County to make presentation concerning evaluation/reform of the Philadelphia Civil Court System, March 2004

Diploma for completing an intensive program in the art of deposition skills from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, January, 1992

Individual Accomplishments: 

Participated in both Jury and Non-Jury trials in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Conducted hundreds of Arbitrations and ADR hearings in the courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Appointed and regularly serves as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County

Routinely selected as an Arbitrator for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County

Personal Information: 

Born: 1965
Married with four children
Interests: All Philadelphia Sports Teams, Golf, Running

Contact
Primary Office: 
Tel: 
(215) 9722826