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The Nicholson Nugget, September 2020, Issue 12

The Nicholson Nugget This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here. In this issue, I interviewed a former federal prisoner that now has his own business.  Also, I interviewed trial attorney Tarah Baldwin about her practice. Court and COVID I haven’t made many court appearances since [..]

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3 Reasons Why Sex Work Should Be Decriminalized

  Prostitution is illegal in most parts of the world, including the United States but should be decriminalized. Even though there’s still a huge stigma surrounding sex work, the adult entertainment industry attracts plenty of clients. In fact, the main reason why people engage in sex work is because of the money — not through coercion [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, August 2020

The Nicholson Nugget August 2020, issue 11 In this issue, there is an article I wrote concerning employment sexual harassment. And then there is a link to a video about a barbershop in Hamilton County. It was recorded a couple of months ago why we were opening up from being locked down in Marion County. [..]

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We Are Hiring!

    We are growing and need to hire an additional paralegal! Job Description Candidates must have strong communication skills and should be comfortable working on family law and criminal defense cases. The type of cases will include divorces, custody, and child support issues. Additionally, the firm represents clients accused of drug crimes, violent crimes, [..]

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Prohibition of Cellphone Use While Driving in Indiana

Distracted driving can be defined as anything that interferes with the driver’s concentration, thereby compromising safe driving. It involves activities such as eating, drinking, or cellphone use while driving. In 2018, distracted driving caused 2,841 deaths, 1,730 of them being drivers. Most states, including Indiana, have been enacting laws that discourage drivers from calling, texting, or [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, July 2020

The Nicholson Nugget July 2020, issue 10 This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here. July is the month we celebrated our Declaration of Independence.  July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, June 2020

  The Nicholson Nugget June 2020, issue 9-Diversity This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here.  This issue has an article about diversity. Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations continued in June.  The courts are slowly opening back up, and I had my first court appearance [..]

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White Privilege is Real: I Am White and Privileged

Alison Shields wrote the following article about White Privilege. She was my intern last summer.  It is about her experience, and although it may not be yours, please respect her feelings and beliefs. White Privilege is Real: I Am White and Privileged The controversial concept of white privilege has been circling for decades, while examples [..]

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What If I Refuse to Quarantine?

  WHAT HAPPENS IF I REFUSE TO QUARANTINE? Several people have asked me what happens if they refuse to quarantine themselves?  Or if they refuse to stay-at-home?  Whenever there is a threat to the United States the government limits our civil liberties in most cases. As a Civil Rights Attorney, people are asking questions about [..]

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