GEORGE S. “SAM” NICHOLSON
Sam began his legal career at the District Attorney’s Office and served as an Assistant District Attorney for two and a half years before joining Nicholson Revell. While serving as an Assistant District Attorney, Sam was responsible for handling the full prosecution of hundreds of felony cases in Richmond, Columbia, and Burke Counties. Sam tried cases ranging from low level felonies to murder cases to jury verdict.
During his time at Virginia Tech, Sam was a member of the golf team. He was a part of the Big East Conference championship team in 2003, and was named Most Dedicated Player in 2003. He was awarded Most Improved Player in 2004 and went on to Captain the team in 2006. In law school at Georgia State, Sam excelled in mock trial participating in numerous competitions on behalf of GSU Law. He was named best overall advocate in the 2009 Michigan State National Mock Trial Competition.
In 2012 Sam was inducted into the Augusta Prep Hall of Fame for his athletic achievements in high school and college.
Sam resides in Augusta with his wife, Anne Marie and their two children Sam Jr. and Mary Huston. He serves as a member on the Augusta Preparatory Day School Board of Trustees, the executive committee of the Augusta Bar Association and the Board of Directors of the August Sports Council.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Georgia, 2010
- Georgia Court of Appeals, 2011
- Supreme Court of Georgia, 2011
- Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
- Juris Doctor – 2010
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
- Bachelor of Science in Business – 2006
- Major: Finance
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Augusta Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
- Young Lawyers of Augusta
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
- Leadership Augusta, 2015 Graduate