Michael J. Nichols

Michael J. Nichols

DUI / DWI Attorney
East Lansing, MI




No Misconduct



Answers and Advice

53 questions answered.

About Me

     I am committed to results.  I am a trial lawyer who will take your case to trial if there are no other options. No matter how intense your situation, how badly you need a certain outcome or how dire the facts of your case. I spent thousands of hours and tens of thousands of dollars in learning forensic evidence, the law regarding drugs and alcohol and the phisiological affect of drugs in the...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($250-$350/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: Jennifer 2 months ago.

Mr. Nichols represented my husband in a case dealing with a car accident recently. We could not be happier with the outcome of the case. Mr. Nichols...

Simply the Best!

Posted by: Craig 2 months ago.

You could not ask to have a better lawyer and more importantly a better man to represent you. Mr. Nichols represented me and won in a car...
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Showing 2 of 44 peer endorsements

Joseph A. Lavigne
Joseph Lavigne

Farmington Hills, MI

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mike is an outstanding attorney. I have had the pleasure to refer cases to him with excellent results. He is very professional and dedicated to...
Jill L Rogers
Jill Rogers

Phoenix, AZ

3 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
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1999 License Status: Active And In Good Standing for the state of Michigan.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

Thomas M. Cooley Law Review


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1999 JD in

Thomas M. Cooley Law School


Showing 1 of 26 awards

2014 Super Lawyers

Thomson West Publishing


Showing 1 of 22 association entries

2015- present Task Force on Body Cameras

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 10 publications

2013 Michigan OWI Handbook

Michigan OWI Book Update

2013 "Measuring Nothing" - Using Forensic Evidence in Criminal Cases

Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Science in the Courtroom: A Matter of Perspective

at Annual Conference: American Academy of Forensic Sciences

2012 Analyzing THC (Marijuana) in Human Blood and Forensic Limitations

at Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan 2012 Fall Conference

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