Hello, I’m Nick G. Zissimolulos

Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law



Tel: (352) 505-4515 


Nick Zissimopulos is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar. He graduated from UF’s Levin College of Law in 2002. He practices in both State and Federal courts in Florida. He is a past President of the James C. Adkins Jr. Inn of Court and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 

Nick Zissimopulos

About Nick G. Zissimolulos

Since 2004, Nick has coached the student members of the mock trial team at the Levin College of Law. He has guest lectured for many of the school’s classes, including trial practice, the criminal defense clinic, and appellate advocacy. He previously taught the Trial Advocacy Class.  

Nick’s criminal trial and litigation experience have involved handling a variety of cases ranging from misdemeanors to complex felonies, including:

  • Murder
  • Aggravated Assault and Battery
  • Firearm offenses
  • Drug trafficking, sale, and possession
  • Sex offenses
  • Robbery and theft crimes
  • DUI Defense (felony and misdemeanor)
  • Domestic violence and Injunctions
  • And a variety of Federal offenses

    His civil trial and litigation experience include:


    • Wrongful death cases
    • Car accidents
    • Premise liability
    • Nursing home
    • Legal Malpractice
    • Bad faith litigation
    • Medical malpractice


    University of Florida College of Law, Honors graduate, JD, Doctor of Jurisprudence – 2002

    University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences – 1999

    Bar Admissions

    Florida Bar Association – 2003
    United States District Court, Northern District – 2004
    United States District Court, Middle District – 2013



    • The James C. Adkins Jr. Inn of Court, President
    • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past Member of the Statewide Board of Directors
    • Eighth Judicial Circuit Chapter of FACDL, Past President
    • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association


    • Adjunct Professor, University of Florida College of Law Trial Team – 2004-present
    • State Mock Trial Championships – 2004, 2010, 2013
    • National Championship – 2011
    • Guest Lecturer, University of Florida
    • Appellate Advocacy Program
    • Guest Lecturer, Trial Advocacy Program
      Guest Lecture, Trial Practice Program

    Family Man

    In addition to my passion for the law, I am a dedicated family man to my wife Jessica and our extended family living in Gainesville and Tarpon Springs, Florida.

    I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family, jogging, walking, and watching all things Star Wars or Marvel related.  I love watching the Gators play – football, basketball, and baseball.  I love professional basketball and try to go to Orlando Magic games every year.  I have a goal to make it to every NBA arena.  So far, I have been to Dallas, Milwaukee, Boston, Orlando, and Miami NBA arenas.

    I grew up in Tarpon Springs, Florida.  My high school mascot was the Fighting Spongers.  Notably, we were proudly the only high school in the world with that mascot.

    I love teaching trial skills.  I have taught at the high school level, undergrad, and at the law school.

    I love the beach and water, but a healthy fear of sharks and gators keeps me safely out of the water.

    I love good food.  I can eat ridiculously hot things and even did the Paqui Hot Chip Challenge this year.  I will never do that again.

    There is an ongoing debate in my household because my children cannot stand pizza, and I love pizza on the weekends.

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