Attorney Profile
 
 
Albukerk & Associates was founded by Nick Albukerk. Nick Albukerk has over twenty three years of experience with every facet of litigation. Nick Albukerk has tried over 700 cases, and handled thousands: DUIs, misdemeanors, felonies, drug cases, rape cases, murders, medical malpractice and personal injuries cases. In 1983, Nick Albukerk began his career at the Suffolk County, New York Medical Examiner’s Office where he assisted the medical examiner and learned a variety of, forensic tools, processes and tests. In 1987 Nick Albukerk interned full time as an investigator with the Washington D.C. Public Defender’s Service.
 
Lesson learned: you cannot win your case without good facts; good facts only come with complete immersion into the case. That is why Nick Albukerk makes every effort to go to the scene immediately, talk to the witnesses, get statements, and understand every detail and nuance of your case.
 
 
J. Nicolas Albukerk is a co-founder of the Chicago Civil Rights Project (“CCRP”).  CCRP is an organization devoted to increasing the reliability and accuracy of judicial determinations in Chicago.  CCRP hopes to achieve this by increasing access to reliable evidence by all parties in the judicial process.  It is CCRP’s belief that more evidence will result in better decisions by the trier of fact.
 
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