About Attorney Robert Nickerson in St. Clair County, MI

Former St. Clair County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Nickerson has defended clients' rights in the following:
  • Circuit Courts in seven Michigan counties
  • Appeals in Michigan Court of Appeals, Lansing and Detroit
  • United States District Court
  • United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Attorney — Law Firm in Port Huron, MI

In the state trial courts, Robert Nickerson has obtained substantial legal settlements for his clients, including:

  • Will and Trust litigation
  • Automobile accident injuries
  • Wrongful deaths
  • Injury cases of other kinds
  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Injuries from dog bites
  • Injuries from negligence by fellow workers in the workplace
  • Injuries from negligent driving of a bus
  • Wrongful death from negligent operation of a tanker truck
  • Multi-million dollar settlements in divorce property disputes
  • Millions of dollars of debt removed from clients in bankruptcy court

Attorney Nickerson is an active member in the following legal organizations:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court Bar
  • State Bar of Michigan – Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan – Negligence Section (Accident Law Suits)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
Also see:
  • The Official Newsletter of the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section
  • Internet Research in Negligence Law

Attorney Nickerson served as:

  • Director of St. Clair County Bar Association
  • Prosecuting Attorney for St. Clair County

As corporation counsel, attorney Robert Nickerson has served for the St. Clair county government agencies:

  • Friend of Court
  • Health Department
  • County Sheriff
  • County Clerk
  • County Treasurer
  • Register of Deeds
  • County Planning Department
  • County Commission

In private practice, attorney Nickerson served as:

  • Attorney for the Municipality of Ira Township in matters of zoning, union contract negotiations, regulation of licensed businesses, litigation before the Michigan Tax Court and the drafting and enforcement of construction contracts, leases, deeds and right-of-way agreements.
  • Lawyer for E & A Credit Union in St. Clair County for real estate acquisition and for collection of defaulted loans
  • Lawyer for Michigan National Bank in Eastern Michigan for drafting commercial loan documents, litigating disputes concerning collections, mortgages, and construction liens
  • St. Clair County Circuit Court appointed mediator and privately retained arbitrator for over 30 years
  • Lawyer for hundreds of individuals

In community service, attorney Nickerson has served as:

  • Chairman, United Way of St. Clair County annual fund drive
  • Two-term President of the United Way Board
  • Trustee of the Blue Water YMCA
  • Board of trustees, Port Huron Area School District
  • Board of trustees, St. Clair County Intermediate School District
  • Adjunct Professor, St. Clair County Community College in Business Law and Evidence Law
  • Church Advisory Council
  • Board of Directors, Rev. Simeon's Community Service Fund
  • Finance Committee, Mercy Hospital


  • Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor Degree
  • Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts