J. Michael Nicks is a 1991 Graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science – Law and Criminal Justice. Michael earned his law degree at Capital University Law School in the evening program while working full time as deputy clerk in the Licking County Probate Court and during his last two years of law school as a Probate paralegal for a sole practitioner.
Michael has extensive experience as a child advocate working in the Juvenile Court system with abused, neglected and dependent children as a Guardian ad litem as well as representing juveniles charged with delinquency offenses. His practices areas include representing Injured Workers, Juvenile and Probate Law, Estate Planning, Personal Injury as well as Commercial and Consumer Collections.
Social Security Benefits Increase in 2018
When the Social Security Administration announces the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), there’s usually an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The CPI-W rises when […]READ MORE →
CAR REPAIR NIGHTMARE LEADS TO CLASS ACTION
Our client had a minor fender bender and took her car in to have a dent repaired. She had insurance, and her insurance was willing to pay the reasonable expenses associated with repairing the vehicle. It is alleged that the repair shop, Three-C Body Shop, encouraged her to leave everything in their hands. Weeks passed […]READ MORE →