Nicholas graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2004 with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Classics and the University of Texas School of Law in 2010. Before attending law school, Nicholas clerked both the House Committee on Energy Resources and the Oilfield Cleanup Fund Advisory Committee under Chairman West. He also worked under Representative Sid Miller in the House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock.
During law school, Nicholas interned with Justice Harriet O’Neill at the Texas Supreme Court and the Honorable Judge Lee Yeakel at the Western District Court of Texas as well as clerking at several firms in the Austin area. He also served as an associate editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law and spent the Fall of his third year studyingin London through an exchange program at Queen Mary University School of Law; focusing on European environmental issues, natural resources law, comparative free speech and international human rights.
- Admitted to Texas bar, 2010.
- Education: Washington and Lee University (B.A., 2004); The University of Texas School of Law (J.D. ,2010).