Nicholas Mermiges

Top rated family law attorney in Columbia, South Carolina

Law Office of Nick Mermiges, LLC
Nicholas Mermiges
Law Office of Nick Mermiges, LLC

Practice Areas: Family law, Civil litigation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2014

Education: University of Miami School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023
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Law Office of Nick Mermiges, LLC

1720 Main Street
Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29201 Visit website


Attorney Nicholas Mermiges is the founder and principal of the Law Office of Nick Mermiges, LLC, in Columbia, South Carolina. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 10 years of total legal experience, Mr. Mermiges provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Columbia metro as well as Lexington and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Family law and divorce

·       Child custody and support

·       Personal injury

·       General civil litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Mermiges has handled hundreds of highly complex divorce cases for clients across his region, and he has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity when dealing with his clients along with his unwavering commitment to helping them achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. During the same time, he has also recovered substantial compensation for his plaintiff clients adversely affected by a preventable tragedy caused by someone else's negligence.

At all turns, Mr. Mermiges maintains an uncompromising passion for serving his clients to the utmost of his abilities, and he has received many testimonials and referrals from those he has served. He has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo along with the site's Top Contributor and Clients' Choice Awards. Moreover, he has also received top peer rankings on Martindale-Hubbell along with many other endorsements from his peers.

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Mr. Mermiges graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2006 before relocating to Florida to attend the University of Miami School of Law on a Dean's Merit Scholarship. He obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2010, graduating Order of the Coif and within the top 5% of his class. While in law school, he received the CALI Book Award for Constitutional Law II, and he served as member of the University of Miami Law Review.

He is admitted to practice in Florida and South Carolina as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. He is also an active member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The South Carolina Bar's Family Law Section, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Family law, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: defense

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial agreements, Personal injury - plaintiff, Personal injury - defense

  • 70% Family law
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - general: defense

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina
  • Florida
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • University of Miami Law Review, Member
  • Order of the Coif, University of Miami School of Law
  • , Top 5% of all lawyers in class, University of Miami School of Law
  • Dean's Merit Scholarship
Educational Background:
  • BA from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Majoring in Political Science and Creative Writing, 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Represented peaceful protesters who were arrested in Columbia, SC on May 31, 2020 after the George Floyd killing. All charges levied against our pro-bono clients were dismissed/nol prossed. No guilty pleas, no fines, 2020

Office location for Nicholas Mermiges

1720 Main Street
Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-587-0472


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023

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