Nicholas A. Schaefer


Nik joined The Law Office of Stephen L. Gilly in 2012. At the time, he had recently graduated from law school in the Midwest, and he wanted to move back to the Tri-Cities region. Nik is our senior associate.

Mr. Schaefer graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude), and he graduated from Indiana University of Indianapolis in 2011 with a Juris Doctor.

Mr. Schaefer’s areas of practice include:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Dependency and Juvenile Deliquency
  • Social Security
  • Worker’s Compensation

Mr. Schaefer is currently admitted to:

  • State Bar of Tennessee (2011)
  • Eligible to practice in all state courts in Tennessee
  • Eligible to practice in U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Tennessee