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We Welcome Rick Nickels!
Rick's practice areas include corporate law, employment law, estate planning and probate. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations and the Middle Tennessee Estate Planning Council.
Rick graduated cum laude from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1989. Before attending law school, he worked as a trust administrator for a trust company outside of Chicago, Illinois. In 1995 he graduated from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, where he received academic awards in the areas of Advanced Decedents’ Estates and Trusts and Property II.
Rick grew up in a Chicago suburb where he attended an all boys’ high school run by the Benedictine monks. At Carthage College, Rick played baseball and met his wife, Amy, a Nashville native.
Rick and Amy have three children, Matthew, Molly and Jack. They live near Radnor Lake and are frequent patrons of the “Purple Cow.” Rick has coached youth sports since graduating from college. He is active in church and community organizations, especially those associated with Brentwood Academy and St. Paul Christian Academy, where his children attend school. Rick serves on the Board of Hearing Solutions International, Inc. and West Nashville Sports League (WNSL).
In his free time Rick is a runner and treasures time in his yard with his family and their golden doodles, Libby and Georgia.