In The News

Monday, April 2, 2012


By Michael Nichols
Categories: Drunk-Driving

East Lansing attorney Mike Nichols has been accepted into the American Academy of Forensic Science as a member of the jurisprudence section. The Academy announced Mr. Nichols as a new member at its annual conference in Atlanta in February, 2012. Mr. Nichols presented on Michigan Rule of Evidence 703 at the conference. He is researching a new project with attorney Ted Vosk of Washington on the implementation of measurement uncertainty in toxicology labs around the country.

Mr. Nichols is the Michigan delegate to the National College for DUI Defense and focuses his practice on defending those charged with driving while impaired by alcohol or other drugs. He is co chair of the ICBA Criminal Law section and a member of the Rules and Laws Committee of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan. He plans to teach the DUI law and practice course at the Thomas M Cooley Lansing campus in fall, 2012. mnichols@nicholslaw.net

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Peer Recognition

Mike Nichols is a national leader in drunk driving defense. He is a member of the Forensic Committee and Michigan delegate to the National College for DUI Defense. He is also a Sustaining Member of the College. Nichols is also a founding member of the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys; a member of the American Chemical Society; an associate member of he American Academy of Forensic Science, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Evidence in Criminal Law and OWI Law and Practice at Cooley Law School. He is also author of the West OWI Practice book and several chapters in other books on science and the law.

Mike Nichols is recognized by his peers in Michigan as a “SuperLawyer” in DUI/Criminal Defense. Nichols has also been asked to speak at conferences by groups such as the NCDD; Various Bar Associations in other states.