William W. Nichols


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Mr. Nichols is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1986, Mr. Nichols's family relocated to Birmingham where he attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Following graduation from UAB, Mr. Nichols attended the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, graduating cum laude in 1997. Mr. Nichols's career at Cumberland was marked by the receipt of a number of academic honors, including membership on the Cumberland Law Review and in Curia Honoris. Mr. Nichols was also named a Dean's Scholar and is a member of the National Dean's List.

Mr. Nichols is involved heavily in almost every appeal in which Lee & McInish is engaged. He possesses extraordinary legal research and writing skills, and has successfully represented the firm's clients in appeals to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court and the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

In addition to general civil litigation, Mr. Nichols also works extensively with partner Alan Livingston in the preparation and trial of medical negligence cases. He also practices extensively in the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama, regularly serving as counsel for one of the trustees. William is also a member of the attorneys section of the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, the American Bar Association and the Alabama Defense Lawyer’s Association.

William is married to the former Sharon Mullins. Sharon is from Birmingham, Alabama.



Areas of Practice

General Civil Litigation

Insurance Coverage

Appeals to All Courts

Medical Negligence

Municipal Liability

Collections and Creditor Defense 

Bar Admissions

Alabama , 1997

U.S. District Court, Middle District of

Alabama 1997

U.S. District Court, Southern District of

Alabama 2000

U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit



Cumberland School of Law

Samford University

J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence 1997

Cum Laude

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham , Alabama

B.S., Bachelor of Science 1994

Magna Cum Laude

Honors and Awards

Cumberland Law Review

Curia Honoris

Recipient, Best Brief Award, 1995

National Dean's List

Golden Key National Honor Society

Dean's Merit Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

Alabama State Bar (Member)

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (Member)

Association of Credit and Collection Professionals