Category: Criminal Law

Army Vet Receives Honors as an Attorney

‘The first two years of law school, I was homeless’ | Army veteran rises to Elite Lawyer honors Mark Nicholson served his country in the United States Army, then served time in prison. After being released from prison, he was homeless but now is an attorney in Indianapolis. Author: Sarah Jones for WTHR INDIANAPOLIS — [..]

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Indianapolis Attorney Mark Nicholson Honored As 2020 Elite Lawyer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Law Firm Newswire)-Indianapolis attorney Mark Nicholson is honored as a 2020 Elite Lawyer. The Elite Lawyer designation recognizes attorneys who have displayed exceptional levels of competence in professional practice. Peers or members of the review committee nominate attorneys for this honor. Elite Lawyers choose attorneys for their directory. The directory provides consumers [..]

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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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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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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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