Category: Criminal Law

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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Virtual Ask A Lawyer & COVID-19 Changes Indiana Courts

Ask a Lawyer In this Ask a Lawyer session, attorney Deidra Haynes and attorney Mark Nicholson will discuss some changes COVID-19 has caused the legal community. Also, they will be available to answer your legal questions involving Employment Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Discrimination, Civil Rights and Personal Injury. Mark Nicholson is inviting you to [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, March 2020

The Nicholson Nugget March 2020, issue 6 This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here. In this month’s issue we have an article written by Peggy Morgan, our Spring Intern. She interviewed the manager of Shoot Point Blank gun range.  We also have an article written [..]

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Stay-at-Home Order: Can I Go Outside?

  Stay-at-Home Order: Can I Go Outside? Yesterday in Indiana, Governor Holcomb, issued a state-wide Stay-at-Home Order because of COVID-19 (coronavirus).   In Indiana, there are new restrictions across the state.   The Order requires us to do or not do certain things. Some businesses have to close but there are exceptions. There are several states like [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, February 2020

The Nicholson Nugget February 2020, issue 5 This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here. In This Issue This month we have an article concerning the Right to Remain Silent written by one of my former law students. February is Black History Month.  And the [..]

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Marijuana Cannabis Attorney

  Regional Convention Marijuana Cannabis Debate Marijuana cannabis attorney Mark Nicholson was at the MWBLSA Regional Convention Cannabis debate.  It took place between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Friday, February 7, 2020, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Background First of all, Attorney Mark Nicholson took part as a featured guest on [..]

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David Shircliff

The Law Office of Mark Nicholson is proud to announce that Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney David Shircliff has joined our office as Of Counsel. David has been fighting for his clients against the system for close to 30 years. He has represented thousands of clients in cases from misdemeanor to murder, and as lead counsel, [..]

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Gun and Firearms Attorney

Happy New Year’s Eve! The Law Office of Mark Nicholson wants to remind you that not only drinking and driving can cause you legal problems but firing your gun in the air (also known as, celebratory gun fire, aerial firing or happy fire) can cause unhappy legal problems.   If you hear gunshots, find a [..]

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