Attorney Profile

John F. Nichols, Sr.

John Nichols, Sr.

Nichols Law, P.L.L.C.
5020 Montrose Blvd, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77006

Houston

Texas (TX)

713-654-0708
713-654-0706

Selections

Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2013

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 years

Practice Areas

Family Law

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

Profile

Veteran attorney John F. Nichols Sr. is the founder and owner of the Houston, Texas, firm Nichols Law, P.L.L.C. With an impressive resume spanning more than 35 years, Mr. Nichols has a track record of astute judgment, unsurpassed knowledge of the law and an ingenious approach to solving legal problems that has produced uncommon, consistent results.He has dedicated his firm to the representation of clients in their cases involving family law matters. He is certified by the State Bar of Texas in the areas of family, civil and personal injury law, and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in the area of civil law.

Mr. Nichols has written dozens of published articles and several articles about the law, has been asked to teach more than 100 classes and seminars, and has accumulated a stellar collection of professional accomplishments. He has argued in front of the highest Texas courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.


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Websitewww.nicholslaw.com

Certifications and Credentials

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About John Nichols, Sr.

Law School: University of Houston Law Center

Admitted: 1967, Texas

Honors and Awards:

  • State Bar of Texas - Gene Cavin Award for Lifetime Contributions to continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary - Exemplary Article Award, 2007
  • "Houston's Top Lawyers", H Texas Magazine, All Editions
  • Fellow, American College of Family Trial Lawyers
  • Rice University Athletic Hall of Fame
  • "Best Matrimonial Lawyers in America", Town & Country Magazine
  • "Best Matrimonial Lawyers", Members International Magazine
  • "Best Matrimonial Lawyers in America", National Law Journal
  • "Best (Family) Lawyers in America", All Editions, 20+ years
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Civil Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1988
  • Personal Injury Law, State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • Civil Trial Law, State Bar of Texas, 1978
  • Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 1975

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Journal of Family Law, Editorial Board
  • Member, Fairshare, Editorial Board
  • Member, Family Law Church (ABA), Editorial Board
  • Member, The Matrimonial Strategist, Editorial Board
  • Member, Journal of Divorce, Editorial Board
  • Member, Marriage & Family Review, Editorial Board
  • Member, American Family Law Tax Report, Editorial Board
  • Member, Family Advocate (ABA), Editorial Board
  • Member, Professional Liability Reporter, Editorial Board
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, CLE Council of Advisors
  • State Bar of Texas, Special Prosecutor, 1995
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee for Houston, Texas, 1993
  • Chairman, State Bar of Texas, Litigation Council
  • Member, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Board of Family Law Examiners, 1978 - 1981
  • Past Coordinator, State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committees for Houston
  • Member, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Council
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas-Texas Board of Legal Specialization Commission of Examiners in Family Law
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Advisory Commission
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Council
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1982
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1968
  • Texas, 1967

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Trial Advocacy Institute -, American Bar Association, 2009
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers -, Mid-Winter Meeting, 2009
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2009
  • Trial of A Fiduciary Litigation Case, State Bar of Texas, 2009
  • Fiduciary Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 2008
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2006
  • The Trial of a Family Law Jury Case, Jefferson County Bar Association, 2006
  • Fiduciary Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 2006
  • International Discovery, HBA Litigation Section, 2006
  • State Bar College - Spring Training, State Bar of Texas, 2006
  • Hague Convention, American Inns of Court - Houston Chapter, 2006
  • CLE Seminar "Causes of Action,", State Bar of Texas, 2005
  • Quality Assurance Seminar, Baylor College of Medicine, 2004
  • Fiduciary Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • Quarterly Seminar, Houston TSCPA Foundation, 2002
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2002
  • ABA Section of Family Law Conference, American Bar Association, 2002
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2002
  • American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants of Houston, 2001
  • Personal Financial Lecture Series, Houston TSCPA Foundation
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2001
  • Family Law Depositions, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • 10th Annual Advance Civil Trial Law Conference, State Bar of Texas, 2001
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2000
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook, State Bar of Texas, 2000
  • Advanced Civil Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 2000
  • American College of Family Trial Lawyers, State Bar of Texas, 2000
  • IAML Annual Meeting, State Bar of Texas, 2000
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1999
  • 22nd Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, State Bar of Texas, 1999
  • Advanced Business Litigation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, 1998
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1998
  • AAML Mid-Winter Meeting, State Bar of Texas, 1998
  • Family Law Art & Advocacy, State Bar of Texas, 1997
  • 10th Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1997
  • Litigation Update Institute, State Bar of Texas, 1997
  • Jury Persuasion Institute-South Texas College of Law, State Bar of Texas, 1997
  • Litigation Update, State Bar of Texas, 1977
  • Annual Convention, State Bar of Texas, 1996
  • Making and Meeting Objections, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1995
  • Trial Institute, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Whitefish, Montana, 1995
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1995
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook VII, State Bar of Texas, 1995
  • Points of Error, Houston Bar Association, 1994
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook-Personal Injury, State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook VI, State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • Domestic Torts, ABA Seminar, New York City, New York, 1993
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1993
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook V, State Bar of Texas, 1993
  • Common Evidence Problems, Houston Bar Association, 1992
  • Selected Topics in Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Civil Trial Mini Course, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook - Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook IV, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy Course, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Advanced Evidence & Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Examination of Hostile Witness, ABA-Family Law Section Mid-Winter Meeting, Vail, Colorado, 1991
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy Course, State Bar of Texas, 1991
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1991
  • Advanced Personal Injury Course, State Bar of Texas, 1991
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook-III, State Bar of Texas, 1991
  • Persuading the Jury From Voir Dire Through Closing Argument, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook-II, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Advanced Evidence & Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Advanced Personal Injury Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Ultimate Trial Notebook-1, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • Advanced Evidence & Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • Advanced Personal Injury Course, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • State Bar Convention, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Advanced Evidence & Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Seminar on Professionalism, Texas Bar Foundation, 1988
  • Winning Trial Tactics & Techniques, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Automobile Litigation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Advanced Personal Injury Course, State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, 1988
  • Domestic Torts-Interspousal Immunity, Houston Bar Association, 1988
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Country Judgments, Decrees and Orders, American Bar Association, Mid-Winter Meeting, New Orleans, 1987
  • Advanced Personal Injury Course, State Bar of Texas, 1986 - 1987
  • Pre Marital Agreements, Houston Bar Association, 1986
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1985
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of Texas, 1984
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1984
  • Reading the Body Language of Witnesses, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1984
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1983
  • Advanced Family Law Course, Evidence Institute Series, 1983
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1982
  • Minefields in the Courtroom-The Mental Health Privilege, Houston and Dallas Bar Associations, 1982
  • Biennial Specialists Symposium on Texas Family Law and Community Property, SMU Center for Advanced Professional Development, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991
  • Course Director, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1981
  • Effective Use of Legal Assistants, State Bar of Texas Convention, 1981
  • Legal Assistants in Civil Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 1981
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1980
  • 6th Annual Institution, SMU Center for Advanced Professional Development, 1980
  • Law In The Fifty States, ABA Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1980
  • Video Presentation "Family Law for the General Practitioner", State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education, 1979
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1979
  • State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, 1979
  • Attorneys Fees: How to Determine and Set Attorneys Fees, State Bar of Texas, 1979
  • Texanization of Custody Cases-Use of Juries, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 1979
  • National Institute on Divorce, American Bar Association, Orlando, Florida, 1979
  • Professional Responsibility Seminar Series, State Bar of Texas, 1978
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1978
  • State Bar of Texas Annual Convention, 1978
  • Interstate/International Divorce, Custody and Support Problems, American Bar Association, 1978
  • Texas Representative-Law In The Fifty States, American Bar Association, New York, New York, 1978
  • Recent Developments in Family Law, Houston and Dallas Bar Associations, 1978
  • Marriage Dissolution Course, Houston and Dallas Bar Associations, 1978
  • Texas Trial Institute, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1978
  • Intrastate Jurisdiction Disputes, SMU Center for Advanced Professional Development, 1978
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists Association, State Bar of Texas, 1977
  • Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1977
  • Texas Representative-Law In The Fifty States, American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
  • Ethics in Family Law, American Bar Association Annual Convention Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
  • Center for Advanced Professional Development Institute on Family Law, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1977
  • 5th Annual Institution, SMU, 1978
  • 4th Annual Institution , SMU, 1977
  • Practice Skills Course, State Bar of Texas, 1976 - 1978
  • Malicious Prosecution and False Imprisonment, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1976
  • Family Law Seminar, Houston and Dallas Bar Associations, 1975
  • Ethics in Family Law, Houston and Dallas Bar Associations, 1975
  • Institute on Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 1975 - 1976
  • Keeping It In - Keeping It Out, Preservation of Error Through Making and Meeting Objections in Texas Family Law, 2009
  • Fiduciary Litigation - Conflicts and Overlaps, 2009
  • Electronic Evidence, 2009
  • New and Developing Causes of Action In the Twenty First (21st) Century In Family Law, Including Fiduciary Litigation, 2008
  • Joinder of Additional Parties and Causes To The Divorce, 2008
  • Fiduciary Litigation - Conflicts and Overlaps, 2008
  • Drafting Jury Charges Outside of The Standard, 2008
  • The Trial of A Family Law Jury Case, 2007
  • Hague Convention - Family Law, 2006
  • Fiduciary Litigation - Defining Relationships, 2006
  • The Jury Charge: Nuts and Bolts, 2006
  • Anticipating Divorce: A Family Law Handbook for those Contemplating Hiring a Lawyer, 2006
  • The Trial of a Family Law Jury Case - The Art of Persuasion, Voir Dire, Motions in Limine, Opening Statement, The Court's Charge and Final Argument, 2006
  • Alter Ego, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, and Property Related Torts, 2006
  • Personal Injury Depositions, Juris Publishing, 2006
  • Family Law Depositions (Updated), Juris Publishing, 2006
  • The Effective Use of Pattern Jury Charges In Non-Jury Cases, 2004
  • Inquires and Caveats - Daubert Proofing Your Expert, 2002
  • Divorce Issues (Revised), 2002
  • Marital Torts: Hitting, Biting, Gouging and Other Bad Stuff, 2002
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Matrimonial Judgements Decrees and Orders in the United States and Foreign Countries, 2002
  • Economic and Physical Torts (What's left after Schlueter?), 2001
  • The Jury Charge, 2001
  • Divorce Issues: Separate Property, Community Property and Marital Agreements, 2001
  • Family Law Depositions, Juris Publishing, 2000
  • Accommodating Special Needs in the Courtroom, 2000
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Matrimonial Judgments, Decrees and Orders in the United States and Foreign Countries, 2000
  • Asset Protection Trusts, 2000
  • Understanding and Working With Changing Jury Attitudes, 2000
  • Causes of Action in Torts, 2000
  • Presentation of the Case: The Plaintiff's Perspective, 2000
  • Depositions, Law, Strategy and Forms in Family Law, 1980, Supplements 1983-86, and Revision Update 1999, Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.
  • Presentation of the Case: The Plaintiff's Perspective, 1999
  • Opening Statement-Jury or Non-Jury, 1999
  • Schlueter-Before and After, 1999
  • Presentation of the Case: The Plaintiff's Perspective, 1998
  • Presenting and Defending a Fault Case: How to Make the Judge Care about Inequities or How to Keep the Judge from Seeing the Inequities, 1998
  • Checklists, Predicates and Presentation of Proof in Property Cases, 1998
  • Opening Statement-1997, 1997
  • Preservation of Error and How to Make and Meet Objections, 1997
  • Jury Persuasion-Voir Dire, Opening Statement, Trial and Final Argument, 1997
  • Marital Property Agreements, 1996
  • Trial Techniques and Courtroom Interaction Skills, 1996
  • Common Mistakes in the Court's Charge Conference, 1996
  • Making and Meeting Objections, TTLA, 1995
  • Preservation of Error-Court's Charge, 1995
  • Making & Meeting Objections, 1995
  • Oral Argument: Strategies And Alternatives, 1994
  • Domestic Torts, 1994
  • Punitive Damages, 1994
  • Preservation of Error From Filing to Close of Evidence, 1994
  • The Court's Charge, 1994
  • Batson And Its Progeny, 1994
  • Kidnapping Torts, 1993
  • Oral Argument: Strategies and Alternatives, 1993
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress (Its Uses and Limits) And Recovery for Psychological Injuries and Intangible Damages, 1993
  • Preserving Error in the Court's Charge, 1993
  • Recovery for Psychological Injuries & Intangible Damages, 1993
  • Strategically Presenting the Marital Tort Cases, ATLA "Trial", 1992
  • Complimenting or Combating Voir Dire with Effective Opening Statements, 1992
  • Making & Meeting Objectives, 1992
  • Evidentiary Problems in Family Law Cases, 1992
  • Damages Checklist, 1992
  • Brief Writing-Part IV: Technical Requirements, 1992
  • Preservation of Error Form Filing to Close of Evidence, 1992
  • Domestic Torts, 1991
  • Handling The Neutral But Hostile Witness, 1991
  • Pattern Points of Error, 1991
  • The Court's Charge, 1991
  • Torts in Family Law, 1991
  • Handling The Voluminous Divorce Case, 1991
  • Objections To The Court's Charge, 1991
  • Presenting Demonstrative Evidence, 1991
  • Complementing or Combating Voir Dire With Effective Opening Statements, 1990
  • Jury Charge, 1990
  • Common Evidence Problems, 1989
  • Interference With Child Custody-Kidnapping, 1989
  • Witness Preparation (Discovery, Trial, and Body Language), 1989
  • Domestic Torts, 1989
  • The Court's Charge (Preservation of Error), 1989
  • Overview of Domestic Torts, 1989
  • The Court's Charge, 1989
  • Trial Outline of Domestic Tort Emotional Distress Cases, 1989
  • Texas Family Law Service (Speer's 6th Edition), Chapter 10, Conduct of Trial, Bancroft-Whitney, 1988
  • Spoliation and Suppression of Evidence, 1988
  • Demonstrative Evidence-Creative Presentation Techniques, 1988
  • Torts in Family Law, 1988
  • Trial Outline of Domestic Tort Emotional Distress Cases, 1988
  • Trial Tactics: Good Manners or Dirty Tricks, 1988
  • Opening Statements, 1988
  • Domestic Torts and Interspousal Immunity, 1988
  • Subpoenas, Conflicts and Big Money Divorce Cases, 1988
  • Evaluating Settling and Litigating Soft Tissue Injuries, 1988
  • Creative Presentation Techniques of Demonstrative Evidence, 1988
  • Court's Charge-Preservation of Error, 1988
  • Voir Dire, Opening Statements and Final Argument, 1987
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Country Judgments, Decrees and Orders, 1987
  • Opening and Closing Arguments on Property Issues, 1987
  • Court's Charge and Special Issue Submission, 1987
  • Simplification of the Court's Charge, 1987
  • The Court's Charge, 1987
  • Handling Bill of Review Cases, 1986
  • The Charge of the Court, 1986
  • Making and Meeting Objectives, 1986
  • Reading the Body Language of Witnesses, 1985
  • Voir Dire and Opening Statements, 1985
  • Issue Editor "Evidence - Raw Testimony" - Family Advocate, American Bar Association, Winter, 1985
  • Reading the Body Language of Witnesses, 1984
  • Non-Testimonial Hearsay, Authenticity and Identification, Documentary and Demonstrative Evidence, 1984
  • Ethical Traps and Malpractice Prevention, 1984
  • Documentary and Demonstrative Evidence, 1984
  • Recent Developments in Family Law, 1984
  • Hearsay and Testimonial Exceptions, 1983
  • New Texas Rules of Evidence, 1983
  • Pitfalls to Avoid Upon Transferring a Homestead By One Spouse to Another, Matrimonial Strategist, 1983
  • The Benefits and Pitfalls of Obtaining Attorney's Fees From the Adverse Party, Matrimonial Strategist, 1983
  • Handling Dual Representation of Marrying & Divorcing Couples, 1983
  • Child Custody and Children's Rights, 1983
  • Issue Editor "Trial Techniques" - Family Advocate, American Bar Association, Spring, 1983
  • Division of Property, 1982
  • Special Issues in the Trial of Divorce, Custody and Modification Case, 1982
  • Issue Editor on "Checklists" - Family Advocate, American Bar Association, Spring, 1982
  • Pre-Trial: The Deposition, 1981
  • Discovery and Analysis of Records in Family Law Matters, 1981
  • Special Issues and The Jury Change, 1980
  • The Marital/Family Therapist as an Expert Witness: Some Thoughts and Suggestions, Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, 1980
  • Trial Outline of Preparation and Submission of Jury Issues in Family Law Cases, 1980
  • Jurisdiction, Venue and Transfers Where All Parties Reside in Texas, 1979
  • Fee Splitting-Contracts for Division of Fees Between Attorneys, 1979
  • Ethical Pitfalls in Family Law Actions, 1978
  • Tips to Avoid Legal Malpractice in Family Law Cases, 1978
  • Professional Responsibility-An Overview, 1978
  • Intrastate Jurisdiction and Transfers, 1978
  • Recent Developments in Family Law, 1978
  • You and Your Grievance Committee, 1977
  • Avoiding Grievances in Family Law Cases, 1977
  • Attorneys Fees, Ethics, Fee Contracts and Legal Malpractice, 1977

Representative Clients:

  • Gorsalitz v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 456 F. 2d 180, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1972
  • Scott v. Nichols, 2008 Tx - V0109.17, Tex. App. - San Antonio 2008
  • Sheikh v. Sheikh, 2007-Tx-V1214.004, Tex. App. - Houston [1st Dist.] 2007
  • Sheikh v. Sheikh, 248 S.W.2d 381, Tex. App. - Houston [1st Dist.] 2007
  • Sheikh v. Sheikh, 2007-Tx-V1102.001, Tex. App. - Houston, 1st Dist. 2007
  • In Re Sheikh, 2006 WL 2291107, Court of Appeals, Houston (1st Dist.) 2006
  • In Re Small, 2006 WL 1490242, Court of Appeals, Houston (14th Dist.) 2006
  • Motalvo v. Parker Drilling Co., 2006 WL 1030012 (United States District Court, Texas, Houston Division 2006
  • In Re Sheikh, 2005 WL 2470654, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (1st Dist.) 2005
  • In Re European Motorcycle Corp., 2005 WL 1302886, Court of Appeals of Texas, Corpus Christi 2005
  • Stauder v. Stauder - Hilpold, 2005 WL 364151, Court of Appeals of Texas, Corpus Christi 2005
  • In Re Penafiel, 2005 WL 364151, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston, 14th Dist., 2005
  • In Re Cartwright, 104 S.W.3d 706, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston, 1st Dist., 2003
  • Rusk v. Runge, 2002 WL 31526494, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston, 14th Dist., 2002
  • Rusk v. Rusk, 5 S.W.3d 299, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1999
  • Miner v. Begum, 8 F. Supp. 2d 643, United States District Court, S.D. Texas, Galveston Division 1998
  • Burton v. Dunn, 1995 WL 247998, Court of Appeals of Texas, Beaumont 1995
  • Clark v. Jamison, 874 S.W. 2d 312 , Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1994
  • Golias v. Golias, 861 S.W. 2d 401, Court of Appeals of Texas, Beaumont, 1993
  • Bradley v. Robertson, 832 S.W. 2d 199 , Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1994
  • Massey v. Massey, 867 S.W. 2d 766, Supreme Court of Texas 1993
  • Massey v. Massey, 807 S.W. 2d 391, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1991
  • Samuels v. Montgomery, 793 S.W. 2d 337, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1990
  • Chiles v. Chiles, 779 S.W. 2d 127, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1989
  • Glassman & Glassman v. Somoza, 694 S.W. 2d 174, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston *14th Dist., 1985
  • Robinson v. Robinson, 694 S.W. 2d 569, Court of Appeals of Texas, Corpus Christi 1985
  • Rathmell v. Morrison, 732 S.W. 2d 6, Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1987
  • Morrison v. Rathmell, 650 S.W. 2d 145, Court of Appeals of Texas, Tyler 1983
  • Brown v. Brown, 520 S.W. 2d 571, Court of Civil Appeals in Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1975
  • Lasorsa v. Burr, 516 S.W. 2d 265, Court of Civil Appeals in Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 1974
  • Gorsalitz v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 409 U.S. 899, Supreme Court of the United States 1972
  • Gorsalitz v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 407 U.S. 921, Supreme Court of the United States 1972
  • Gorsalitz v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 456 F. 2d 180, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1972
  • Gorsalitz v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 429 F. 2d 1033, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1970

Educational Background:

  • Rice University, Houston, Texas, B.S., 1964
Call me at 713-654-0708

To: John F. Nichols, Sr.

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