Amy Nicholas

Amy Nicholas

Attorney at Law

Stafford
Virginia
Licensed in
MD
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

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About
Amy graduated from Indiana University Robert H McKinney school of Law and also has a bachelor’s degree in electronic media. Her practice areas include disability rights and civil rights. During law school, Amy interned for the Attorney General of Indiana and the Department of Justice in Washington DC.

Amy is currently an Attorney Advisor at NCD where she analyzes current and future legislation and regulations to ensure that the Administration, Congress and federal agencies are following the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Amy lives in Northern Virginia and looks forward to providing her unique skil
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Work History

Maryland courts

Appointed Attorney

Dec 2019 - Present

Provide representation to indigent criminal defendants at their initial hearing.

Dec 2019 - Present

National Council on Disability

Attorney Advisor

Jan 2015 - Present

Analyze existing and proposed laws and federal agency regulations to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Draft memos and briefs highlighting findings and recommendations. Present findings and recommendations to the Administration, Congress and other federal agencies.

Jan 2015 - Present

Department of Transportation

Equal Opportunity Specialist

Nov 2013 - Nov 2014

Analyzed complex ADA complaints. Investigated individual complaints discerning whether a transit violation occurred under DOT ADA regulations. Performed legal research to discern if issues enumerated in complaints were violations of the ADA and ensured proper regulations were analyzed and applied to the specific circumstances of each case.

Nov 2013 - Nov 2014

Department of Justice

Legal Intern

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Researched and analyzed data and evidence to recommend course of action on multiple employment discrimination cases. Drafted memorandum for course of action in an integral Title III public accommodation case. Drafted request for information letters and memoranda requesting intervention of right.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Indiana Attorney General

Legal intern

May 2010 - Sep 2010

Research complex legal issues, drafted several motions for summary disposition and motions to dismiss as well as supporting memorandum for staff attorneys. Prepared multiple affidavits in preparation for trial and developed derogatory questions for staff attorney.

May 2010 - Sep 2010

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