Christopher W. Nicholson


Mr. Nicholson is a private practitioner in Towson, Maryland where he limits his practice to family Law.  He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a Past Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section Council.  He is the 2009 recipient of the J. Earle Plumhoff Professionalism Award presented by the Baltimore County Bar Association. Mr. Nicholson is a frequent lecturer and author on family law topics. 

Partner, Turnbull, Nicholson & Sanders, P.A.

  • University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude—May, 1982, Heuisler Honor Society   
  • University of Delaware, Bachelor of Science—May 1979 Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society
  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and the Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • 2011 Leadership in Law Award (top 25 lawyers), The Daily Record
  • Recipient, 2009 J. Earle Plumhoff Professionalism Award
  • Lecturer, Judicial Institute of Maryland, Family Law Curriculum
  • Co-Chair, Family Law Subcommittee of the Bench Book Oversight Committee
  • Co-Editor, Family Law Chapter, Maryland Practice Manual
  • Legislation Editor, University of Baltimore Law Review, 1982



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