Nicholas Mendez

Attorney At Law


Nick is a personal injury lawyer in Wilmington, NC. Nick believes in always keeping his clients one step ahead of the insurance company. Nick is passionate about representing the injured, and he prides himself on being a compassionate, responsive, and zealous advocate. In every personal injury case, Nick’s goal is maximizing his client’s recovery.

Nick used to work for a large multi-state law firm defending major insurance companies and large corporations in personal injury lawsuits. He knows how the system works. This insider knowledge helps him anticipate how the other side will approach a case, and effectively counsel his clients through complex and difficult situations.

During law school, Nick spent part of a summer working for the current Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He’s seen the inner workings of the highest level of the NC courts. This perspective helps him see the big picture.

Nick and his wife Caroline reside in Wilmington, NC. Nick is an avid saltwater fisherman, a passion that led him to compete in fishing tournaments throughout the eastern seaboard. When he is not practicing law or fishing, Nick enjoys time spent with his two retrievers, Hudson and Finn, boating, cooking, and traveling with his wife.


Represented many national and specialty insurance groups and companies, small and large businesses including Fortune 500 corporations, municipalities, and public utility companies.

Professional and Civic Involvement:

New Hanover County Bar Association
Selected by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40
Selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Selected by Super Lawyers to the “Rising Stars” in the top 2.5%
Member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the American Association for Justice
Member of the North Carolina Association for Justice


J.D., University of Richmond School of Law

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bar and Court Admissions

North Carolina State Bar


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