Austin L. Nichols



Austin L. Nichols - Associate

Austin L. Nichols was born and raised in Washington, Illinois. After spending time in Kansas and attending Vermont Law School, Austin replanted his roots in Central Illinois with his wife and son. When he is not working, you will find Austin around town, spending time with his family, on the golf course, or playing hockey.

Austin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Peoria County Bar Association, and Tazewell County Bar Association. Austin is also admitted to practice before the State Courts of Illinois, the United States Central District Court of Illinois and bankruptcy court, and the United States Northern District Court of Illinois and bankruptcy court.

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Austin earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Vermont Law School after obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kansas State University. Austin also grew up in Central Illinois attending Washington Community High School.


Austin has focused his practice on areas of asset protection through trust and estate planning and administration, real estate, business organization and sales, and bankruptcy.

Current Affiliations

  • Illinois Central District Bankruptcy Court
  • Illinois Northern District Bankruptcy Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Tazewell County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Washington Chamber of Commerce Ambassador; 2021-Present.
  • PCBA Pro Bono Committee, Chair, 2021-Present.
  • PCBA Young Lawyers Committee, 2021-Present.
  • PCBA Real Property Committee, 2021-Present.

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