A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Nicholas graduated from Millsaps College with honors with a B.S. in political science in 2008 and graduated from Mississippi College School of Law in 2011. Nicholas' primary areas of practice are bankruptcy and social security disability. Nicholas is admitted to practice in all Mississippi state courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Nicholas is a member of the Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, the South-Central Mississippi Bar Association, the Pine Belt Area Young Professionals, and the American Bar Association. Nicholas has also spoken during the Mississippi Center for Legal Service's annual Continuing Legal Education regarding garnishments.