Team: Miami A (#992 & #993)
Graduate: Class of 2008
During his time at Miami, Nick was named an All-American, served as the captain of the A team for three years and helped his team qualify for four consecutive National Championship tournaments. Though he was also a decorated attorney in his time with the program (he was named the Miami's top attorney in 2007), he is best remembered as an All-American Witness.
While a member of the Miami program Nick also had the good fortune of coaching future Miami All-Americans Gus Lazares, Tommy Jeffcott, and Claire Meikle as the head coach of the Talawanda high school mock trial team and assistant coach for the Miami freshman teams.
After graduation, Nick attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota where he served as the chairman of the Board of Advocates and won the Deans Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy. Nick went on to coach mock trial at the high school, college, and law school level. In 2010, Nick helped coach a team from his home state to win the High School National Championship.
Nick is a published author on the subject of admissibility standards for evidence obtained through social media and spent 5 years as a litigator before leaving private practice to join the strategic marketing and client engagement team at Westlaw, the nation's premier legal research company.
Nick's affection for the program remains strong, and he is proud to helped build the culture of the program through increased alumni engagement.