Nicholas S. Cantrell

Nicholas S. Cantrell
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Taylor English has a very team-oriented atmosphere. Everyone is here for the benefit of the client.

Nicholas Cantrell's legal career is about helping ordinary people navigate extraordinary circumstances. As the legal system can be overly complex and intimidating, Mr. Cantrell works to put his clients at ease about whatever legal situation they are facing. 

Mr. Cantrell has extensive experience litigating personal injury claims, and also has experience litigating property damage, breach of contract and insurance coverage issues. He has appeared before state and superior courts of Georgia. He has experience in all aspects of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, motion practice, mediation and trial.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Cantrell focused his practice on criminal litigation, primarily indigent defense. He was employed by Georgia Public Defender Council as an Assistant Public Defender. He represented indigent individuals at all phases of the judicial process, giving him ample experience in the courtroom arguing motions, attending hearings and trying jury cases to verdict.

Mr. Cantrell graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2010. At Assumption, he played four years of Division II Football. In 2014, Mr. Cantrell graduated from Emory University School of Law where he was selected to be a member of the Mock Trial Society and competed in national trial competitions throughout the U.S. (New York, California, Texas and North Carolina). He also served two years as the National Director of the Mental Health Initiative for the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division. In that role, he actively combated the stigma associated with mental illness and substance abuse issues in law schools through advocacy and collaboration with other groups. Upon graduation he was selected into the Emory University Order of the Advocates for his performance in national trial competitions and awarded the Burt and Betty Schear Book Prize, which is given on a university wide basis to a student most likely to make a uniquely positive mark on his or her universe. 

Mr. Cantrell has served as a presiding judge in the Georgia High School Mock Trial Competition. He has also taught trial techniques to second year law students at Emory University School of Law as part of their Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial-Techniques.



Emory University School of Law, JD, 2014

Assumption College, BA, History and Organizational Communication, 2010

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