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Thursday, May 5, 2011


By Michael Nichols
Categories: Minor in Possession

Lansing-attorney-Karen-Phillips was the only attorney to secure an acquittal on all charges for her client, an alleged “Cedar-Fest rioter” after a 2008 incident.  Cedar-Fest has been a notorious event in East Lansing history, often leading to police officers in riot gear launching smoke bombs and tear gas in the Cedar-Village area just adjacent to Michigan-State-University campus and densely populated with students.  The charges the Nichols-Law-Firm client was acquitted of were Disorderly – Drunk in Public, Disorderly – launching a missile or bottle, and Disorderly – Assemble to Riot.

Lansing-attorney-Karen-Phillips is available to discuss any criminal charges at or 517.432.9000.

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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.