Attorney Nicholas Flores is an associate at SWMW Law. He joined the firm in 2023, focusing his practice on helping individuals and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
In his role at SWMW Law, Nicholas works alongside other team members in the firm’s Liens Department, where he utilizes his wealth of experience to assist clients in resolving and negotiating third-party liens that are assessed against their financial settlements.
Throughout his legal career, Nicholas has cultivated a keen understanding of the law and a true appreciation for what it takes to provide clients with the best representation possible. With an eye for detail and a passion for helping others, he excels in the fast-paced world of trial work and emphasizes the importance of tailoring his approach to a case based on each client’s unique situation.
“Each client comes to us with a unique story and it’s important that I take the time to really hear those stories and develop a deep understanding of everything they’ve gone through,” he said. “The trust they place in me is something I don’t take lightly – I am inspired by their perseverance and truly honored to be in a position where I can secure the justice, peace of mind, and financial stability they deserve.”
Nicholas utilizes his love of research, inquisitive nature, and inherent compassion for those he represents to give clients their best chance at success. He is driven by a desire to make the world a better place and thrives when faced with a challenge.
“Navigating the legal landscape can be an overwhelming and daunting task, but this is where I shine,” he said. “I welcome the challenges and complexities of each new case and am meticulous in my research and approach. Combined with a strong work ethic, collaborative spirit, and commitment to excellence, I am confident that I can provide my clients with the best possible outcome.”
While in law school, Nicholas interned with a law firm in the Washington D.C. area that handled personal injury, medical malpractice, and civil rights violation cases. He also interned with the Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he conducted probable cause hearings for asset forfeiture cases, represented the state in bench trials, and assisted in the misdemeanor courtroom.
Upon graduation, he worked as in-house counsel for a health data technology company. From there, he transitioned into a government role within the Transportation Section of the Missouri Department of Revenue. In this role, he served as an Administrative Hearing Officer, where he was assigned 14 counties throughout Missouri and represented the Department in circuit court bench trials. He also provided legal advice to Department personnel, conducted legal research and writing, and provided training and mentorship to junior attorneys.
Outside of the firm, Nicholas enjoys playing guitar and writing music.