Chelsea Nicholson

  Attorney At Law

(615) 913-3932

219 2nd Avenue North, Suite 400

Market Street Building

Nashville, TN 37201


lawyer information

Chelsea Nicholson is a criminal defense lawyer practicing law here in Nashville, Tennessee and the Middle Tennessee area.

Chelsea Nicholson grew up in Trenton, Tennessee in West Tennessee. She came to Nashville on a soccer scholarship to Trevecca Nazarene University in 2001. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2005 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law in 2009. While in law school, she did an internship at the Metro Public Defender’s Office in Davidson County and worked as a law clerk for the firm of Mink and Blair, which later merged with Taylor, Pigue, Marchetti & Mink, PLLC, and the Law Offices of Jack Butler from 2005 until 2009. Chelsea Nicholson began her practice as an Associate for the Law Offices of Jack Butler from June 2009 through August 2012 when she opened her own office.

 Since she began her practice, Chelsea has devoted her practice to becoming a skilled criminal trial attorney. She has tried many jury trials which she has obtained favorable verdicts for her clients. She has obtained a not guilty jury verdict where her client was charged within in a drug possession of over 1000 pounds of marijuana case and an especially aggravated robbery case. She has successfully tried a rape trial where the jury returned a lesser included for statutory rape, and she has tried numerous trials where her clients were charged with driving under the influence (DUI). She has utilized experts to challenge evidence scientifically and works with her clients to develop their story. She devotes the majority of her practice to criminal defense and practices within Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area including: Lebanon, Springfield, Ashland City, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro. She believes every person matters, and everyone deserves a defense no matter what the charge.

 Chelsea Nicholson is an active member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL) and writes the quarterly case law update. She is admitted to practice within all Tennessee State Courts and the Middle District Federal Court. She also serves as a part-time Davidson County Judicial Commissioner since 2015.

Chelsea Nicholson is a member of:

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
The Nashville Bar Association (NBA)