Michael J. Nichols

Michael J. Nichols

DUI / DWI Attorney
East Lansing, MI




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53 questions answered.

About Me

     I am committed to results. 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 human body. .     I am a leader. I am an adjunct professor of DUI Law and Practice...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


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

Client Reviews

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A lawyer that truly evaluates all the options in terms to your situation.

Posted by: a client 27 days ago.

Mike and his firm are very professional, non-judgmental, and deliver results. If you need a lawyer that will truly fight for you, turn over every...

Exceptional Representation

Posted by: a client about 1 month ago.

Very professional representation in DUI case. My main concern were possible restrictions affecting professional travel as a consequence of a criminal...
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Showing 2 of 41 peer endorsements

Brent Riley
Brent Riley

Holt, MI

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I was lucky enough to have Attorney Nichols as a law school professor. He is an expert in OWI law and literally wrote the book on this area of...
Dmitriy Shakhnevich
Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Brooklyn, NY

4 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: 12/13/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Faculty Member


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1999 JD in

Thomas M. Cooley Law School


Showing 1 of 25 awards

2013 Certificate of Completion/Summer Session

National College for DUI Defense


Showing 1 of 19 association entries

2004- present Chair

Ingham County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

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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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