Michael Nicholas, Esq.

Daniel, Medley & Kirby, P.C.
110 N Union St
Danville, VA 24541-1112
(434) 792-3911
www.dmklawfirm.com


Bar and Court Admissions:

Virginia, 2010. U.S. District Court - Western District of Virginia, 2010. U. S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia, 2010. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 2010. District of Columbia, 2011. Pennsylvania, 2016.  

Education:

William and Mary School of Law (J.D. ; Order of the Barristers; 2010); Chief Counsel - National Trial Team; Moot Court Board. La Salle University (B.A. Maxima Cum Laude, 2007); Chairman - University Judicial Board.  

Professional Memberships:

Danville Bar Association, President 2015 Virginia Trial Lawyers Association   

City of Danville Public Service:

Commission of Architectural Review - Chair - 2015 - present; Member, 2012 - present Board of Zoning Appeals - Vice-Chair - 2013 - present; Member, 2012 - present  Utility Commission - Vice Chair - 2014; Member, 2014 - present   

Non-Profit Service:

The Arc of Southside Board of Directors - Vice-President - 2015, Member, 2013 - present The Y Board of Directors (YMCA); Member - 2014 - present Sacred Heart School Board of Directors - Member, 2012 - present   

Representative Cases:

  - Results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case...Past success is no guarantee of an outcome in any future case...Results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken -    March 2017 - Represented a client charged with aggravated malicious wounding (carrying a possible life sentence).  The Court granted a motion to strike and convicted the client only of assault and battery, a misdemeanor.   November 2016 - Represented a client charged with 19 counts of lottery fraud.  The Court acquitted the client and dismissed all of the charges.   April 2016 - Represented a client charged with two counts of Distribution of Methamphetamine.  At the close of the Commonwealth's case, the Court dismissed the charges.   December 2015 - Represented a client charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.  After a two day trial, the jury returned verdicts of Not Guilty on all counts.     October 2015 - Represented a client charged with two counts of first degree murder and eleven other charges.  The jury rejected the murder charges and convicted only of voluntary manslaughter.   October 2015 - Represented a client charged with first degree murder.  The jury reduced the charge to a lesser offense.   

Areas of Practice:

Domestic Relations, Criminal Defense (Felony, Misdemeanor & Traffic), Civil Litigation, Federal Court Practice, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Estate Planning.  E-mail: mnicholas@dmklawfirm.com  The law firm of Daniel, Medley & Kirby, P.C. represents clients in Danville and the surrounding parts of Virginia, including Martinsville, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Pittsylvania County, Halifax County, Mecklenburg County, Patrick County, Franklin County, Henry County, Campbell County, Amherst County, Nelson County