Mr. Nichols speaks to lawyers at numerous seminars on the topics of criminal defense and defense of OUI, DWI, and DUI drunk driving cases. He is a perennial attendee at national seminars on drunk driving defense and is a certified Intoxilyzer 5000 operator. Mr. Nichols has appeared on a variety of television and radio programs to discuss high-profile cases that he has defended. The Maine Sunday Telegram recently described him as a "zealous and fearless advocate." In addition to handling dozens of homicides and other serious felonies, Mr. Nichols has represented thousands of citizens accused of drunk driving. He is widely regarded as Maine's best attorney in the field of drunk driving defense. Mr. Nichols also maintains an extensive practice in the defense of felonies, homicides and misdemeanor criminal offenses.