Nicholas A. Zingarelli

Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501

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Nick has 15 years of experience as a litigator in federal and state courts. He is a published author on various legal issues and has spoken by invitation at numerous regional and national seminars. He is married to his wife, Rebecca, and is the proud father of their son, Giovanni.

Prior Legal Experience
Former owner and founder, Zingarelli Law Office, LLC

Community Activities
Chair, Dean’s Advisory Board for University of Cincinnati Arts & Sciences College
Volunteer coach, youth basketball team

Academic Honors and Activities
Recipient of Cincinnatus full academic scholarship, University of Cincinnati
Graduated cum laude with high honors in Philosophy
Graduated in top 25% of law school class
Competitive trial advocacy team
Moot court team

More About Nick


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University (J.D., 2005)
  • University of Cincinnati (B.A., Philosophy, cum laude, 2001)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Recent Achievements

  • Super Lawyers – Ohio (2021)
  • Rising Stars - Ohio Super Lawyers (2014-2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Grievance Committee (Secretary 2017-2018; Vice Chair 2018-2020))
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (2006-2020) (Past Chair)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Committee (2017-2018) (Secretary)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio at Cincinnati, Judicial Liaison Committee (2012-2016)


  • Author, "Chapter 13: A Place to Protect Debtors from the 'Bullies' in their Lives," NACTT Quarterly, Official Publication of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, October/November/December 2017
  • Author, "A View from the Trenches: Case Law, Economic and Practice Trends in Chapter 13, and How They Can Impact Your Practice," in Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13 (Inside the Minds) (2016 ed., Thompson Reuters/Aspatore)
  • Author, "Weathering a Business Bankruptcy," Cincinnati Business Courier, January 2016
  • Author, "Solutions for Small Business: What Every Business Owner Should Know About Bankruptcy," (Quick Prep) (2015 Thompson Reuters/Aspatore)


  • Speaker, Ethics and Bankruptcy, Cincinnati Bar Association Bankruptcy Update, December 2019
  • Speaker, “Bankruptcy Breakfast,” co-hosted by Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and Volunteer Lawyers Project, November 2017
  • Speaker, "Rule 3002.1 with focus on case law developments," National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees annual seminar, July 2017
  • Speaker, “Protecting Your License: Ethical Use of Nonlawyer Staff for Client Intake,” NACTT webinar, June 2017
  • Speaker, University of Cincinnati A&S Connections Entrepreneurship presentation, January 2017
  • Speaker, “Debt Slapped CARE," Presentation at Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Arts, September 2016
  • Speaker, “Ethical Considerations for Bankruptcy Attorneys,” Volunteer Lawyers Project, May 2016
  • Speaker, "Ethics and Bankruptcy," 13th Bi-Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference, March 2016