Nicholas Kamau, Esq

Fighting For The Community
About
Nick Kamau

Nick Kamau, Esq

Philadelphia Attorney

Nick Kamau, Esq. is a skilled trial lawyer with 17 years of experience. He has represented clients in jurisdictions across the United States and is known for the stellar results he receives along with the care and attention given to each of his clients. Nick is a Partner at Legis Group LLC, where he tirelessly advocates for his clients’ economic interests.

Mr. Kamau is dedicated to fighting for justice and uses the law to restore equity.

After graduating from Howard University School of Law in 2004 as the Deans Fellow, Mr. Kamau began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender at the Defender Association of Philadelphia where he achieved hundreds of victories for his clients. His star continued to rise when he worked at a top personal injury defense firm where he handled police brutality, wrongful termination, and catastrophic injury cases.

His fight for righteousness and justice extended to national policy where he served as Democratic Counsel for the Congressional Oversight and Government Reform Committee representing the Obama Administration in the defense of Obamacare, Clean and Renewable Energy Programs and Voting Rights.

Mr. Kamau is a respected member of the legal community and was elected by his peers to serve on the Philadelphia Bar Association, Board of Governors. In 2020, he served as the Board Chair. Nick lives with his wife and two young children in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia.

Committed to improving minority and disadvantaged communities, Mr. Kamau is a Trustee and Chair of the Legal Ministry at Mother Bethel AME Church. He also serves on the Wynnefield Residents Association, Board of Directors, and previously sat on the Board of Directors of the Christian Street YMCA. Nick provides assistance to those in need by volunteering with the North Philadelphia Participatory Defense Hub and provides pro bono legal services to underprivileged Philadelphians. Nick is an active member of The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Bar Association—where he served as the Chair of the Board of Governors in 2020. In addition, since 2016, Nick has served as a volunteer for the First Judicial District as an Arbitrator in the Compulsory Arbitration Program. An engaged and involved father, Nick sits on a number of committees and boards at his children’s school.

“I firmly believe the pursuit of justice is one of the most noble”

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